Market Trends

Worldwide IoT Platform Market to Reach US$ 1.6 Billion by 2021

Dublin, Ireland, February 23, 2016--Research and Markets forecast the IoT Platforms market growing at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 33% over the 2015-2021 forecast period, with annual revenue reaching US$ 1.6 billion in 2021.

NSR Releases Industry-First Satellite Capacity Pricing Index

Cambridge, MA, February 23, 2016 — Released today, NSR’s Satellite Capacity Pricing Index- Q1 2016, leads the industry with a first of its kind, in depth analysis of real-world satellite operator pricing.  The index incorporates actual satellite operator inputs across traditional FSS C-band & Ku-band capacity, and GEO-HTS, including rate-card pricing by region, application, and frequency band.

In-Flight Mobile Roaming Revenues to Reach US$ 3 Billion by 2020, Representing 5% of International Roaming Revenue

Hampshire, UK,  February 22, 2016: A new report from Juniper Research has valued operator in-flight roaming revenues at nearly US$ 3 billion by 2020, doubling the value estimated for this year. This figure includes mobile voice, data and SMS.

Streaming Delays Mentally Taxing for Smartphone Users According to the Ericsson Mobility Report

Barcelona, Spain, February 17, 2016--Launched today, the Mobile World Congress edition of the Ericsson (NASDAQ: ERIC) Mobility Report reveals the impact of different levels of network performance on smartphone users and their perceptions of mobile operators and digital content providers.

Passenger Connectivity Services to Surpass US$ 5 Billion by 2025

Paris, France, February 4, 2016 - According to Euroconsult's newly released report, Prospects for In-Flight Entertainment & Connectivity, total revenues from passenger connectivity services are expected to grow from $700 million in 2015 to nearly $5.4 billion by 2025, a 23% CAGR over the 10-year period. "At the end of 2015, 72 airlines had already installed or announced plans to install passenger connectivity systems on board, and the number of connected commercial aircraft had increased by 21% compared to the end of 2014," said Geoffroy Stern, Senior Consultant at Euroconsult and editor of the report.

Mobility Applications Propel Flat Panel Satellite Antenna Market

Cambridge, Mass., February 3, 2016 – NSR’s Flat Panel Satellite Antenna Analysis is the industry’s first multi-client report on this emerging technology.  Forecasting demand for lighter, low-profile, bandwidth-efficient Flat Panel Antennas (FPAs), NSR’s report sees growth reaching over $710 Million in annual revenues by 2025 from shipped units. Touted as the key element unlocking value across the FSS and HTS value chain, FPAs offer unrivaled opportunities through smaller size, weight, power, and flat form factors. 

Set-Top Box Shipments to Top 250 Million in 2015

Monterey, Calif., Jan. 14, 2016--Announced today by SNL Kagan, a division within S&P Capital IQ and SNL, global set-top box (STB) shipments maintained elevated levels in 2015, buoyed by demand in emerging market such as China and India. Worldwide STB shipments are on track to reach 253.1 million in 2015, up marginally from 248.6 million in 2014, as the global multichannel market swelled to an estimated 959 million subscribers, according to SNL Kagan estimates for global volumes.

WTA Releases the Teleport of Tomorrow Report

New York, NY, January 12, 2015–The World Teleport Association (WTA) today released The Teleport of Tomorrow, a new research report. In the report, WTA asks the thought leaders of the business today about how a successful teleport will look in the year 2020. The speed of technology and market change suggests that it will differ in many ways from what we think of as a teleport today, and that its personnel and business leaders will need different skills to be successful.  

CES Launches Reflect OTT TV Mobile Boom

London, UK, January 11, 2016 - The standout CES 2016 trend towards multiscreen TV experiences is supported by new research, which finds that mobile devices are the most popular choices for watching paid OTT TV content, with 66% of consumers globally preferring to access Internet TV via a mobile, tablet or laptop.

Mobile Internet Users to Top 2 Billion Worldwide in 2016

Framingham, Mass., January 4, 2016--The International Data Corporation (IDC) estimates that 3.2 billion people, or 44% of the world's population, will have access to the Internet in 2016. Of this number, more than 2 billion will be using mobile devices to do so. But what are the world's Internet users doing online? A new IDC infographic, How the World Uses the Internet, looks at the global Internet population and some of its online activities.