Market Trends

4K TV Demand To Grow at 72% CAGR Through 2018

Dunstable, UK, December 19, 2014--4K TV sets are expected to ship 11.6 million units in 2014, up nearly 700% year on year, with China accounting for over 70% of worldwide demand. In Western Europe and North America, share of 4K demand in 2014 will represent 10% and 8% respectively, with demand expected to grow at 72% CAGR until 2018.

Unprecedented Growth in the Unmanned Aircraft Systems Market over the Next Decade

Wilmington, DE, December 18, 2014 – NSR’s newly released Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) via Satellite report projects impressive growth for satellite-based UAS in all regions, with revenues rising from $1.3 billion in 2013 to $3.1 billion in 2023.  This explosive growth is tied to geo-political instabilities in many regions, and demand for UAS Satcom services from governments and international organizations, homeland security, disaster management, and peace-keeping activities.  

New Amino and PerceptionTV White Paper Highlight Challenges Facing Operators in Delivering Successful OTT Multiscreen Experiences

London, UK, December 16, 2016-- Amino, leader in IPTV, and PerceptionTV, the IPTV multiscreen platform provider, today publish a new white paper addressing the challenge facing operators seeking to deliver a consistent off net multiscreen TV experience.

Internet of Things & M2M Communication Market Outlook through 2019

Dublin, Ireland,  December 11, 2014--The global Internet of Things (IoT) and Machine to Machine (M2M) communications market is estimated to grow from US$ 255.87 billion in 2014 to US$ 947.29 billion in 2019, at a Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) of 29.9% during the forecast period of 2014-2019 according to a new reseach from Research and Markets.

Average Connected TV Devices per Broadband Household in USA reaches 1.9 in Q3 2014

Boston, Mass., December 10, 2014--Ownership of Connected TV Devices (including smart TVs, smart blu-ray players, IP-enabled game consoles and digital media streamers) grew 5 percent quarter-on-quarter in Q3 2014 and 28 percent year-on-year to reach 168 million units. Fuelled by a desire to watch video content delivered via the open Internet, the average US home now owns 1.9 Connected TV devices compared to 1.5 in Q3 2013 according to Strategy Analytics’ Connected Home Devices (CHD) service report, “USA Connected TV Device Tracker: Q3 2014”.

ITU Releases Global Development Initiatives Reports

Doha, Qatar, December 9, 2014 – The Advisory Boards of the ITU m-Powering Development and Smart Sustainable Development Model Initiatives released their first reports in Doha, Qatar, at an extraordinary meeting of each of the Boards, which met on the eve of ITU Telecom World 2014 in session 7-10 December.  

Video Study Reveals Consumer Device-Shifting Patterns as TV Consumption Fragments Across Smartphones, Tablets and PCs

Santa Clara, Calif., December 9, 2014--Ooyala today issued its Q3 2014 Global Video Index Report, showing consistent daily patterns in the way people consume TV and video across different devices throughout the day. The report also shows that mobile and tablet devices reached 30 percent of all online video views during the quarter, representing a 114 percent year-over-year increase. At this rate, Ooyala predicts that mobile and tablet viewing will reach 50 percent of all online views by late 2015.   

93 Percent Are Impressed With Ultra HD TVs

Boston, Mass., December 8, 2014–Consumer awareness of Ultra HD or 4K TV is growing steadily, and 93 percent of those who have seen the technology found it extremely or somewhat impressive. These are some of the key findings from the latest wave of Strategy Analytics’ ConsumerMetrix survey, which conducted online interviews with 2001 US participants in November 2014. 

Join 500 Colleagues in Making This a Better Industry

New York City, December 8, 2014--What are your top priorities?  One of them certainly has to be your career, and the long-term health of the industry you work in.  You can do something valuable about them by completing the international Workforce Study.  It is the first of its kind, and we are proud to partner with the Society of Satellite Professionals International (SSPI) to carry it out.  To take a brief survey click here.

Emerging Markets Driving Pay TV Market Growth

Paris, France, December 4, 2014--According to Euroconsult's newly released report, Satellite Pay-TV: Key Economics & Prospects, the global satellite pay-TV industry has observed strong growth in the past five years despite an increasingly competitive TV landscape where IPTV, DTT and connected entertainment services have rapidly expanded their reach. Subscriptions to satellite pay-TV reached 196 million homes in 2013 and revenues topped US$ 97 billion.