Market Trends

Latin America OTT TV and Video Ready for Take-off

London, UK, June 22, 2015--OTT TV and video revenues in Latin America [for 13 countries] will reach US$ 2.91 billion in 2020; up from only US$ 37 million in 2010 and the US$ 1.13 billion expected in 2015, according to a new report from Digital TV Research. From the US$ 2,126 million in revenues to be added between 2014 and 2020, Brazil will contribute US$ 938 million and Mexico US$ 437 million. 

Worldwide Pay-TV Penetration to Exceed 50% in Next 2 Years

Singapore, June 19, 2015--The worldwide pay-TV market surpassed more than 900 million subscribers in 1Q 2015, representing 48% penetration—the market is likely to grow steadily over the next 5 years, mainly boosted by emerging markets. “According to ABI Research’s recent pay-TV market data, half of the world’s households will have access to pay-TV service by 2017, representing 1 billion subscribers,” comments Jake Saunders, VP and Practice Director of Core Forecasting.

Nano and Microsatellite Boom to Lead Space Industry Diversification

Cambridge, Mass., June 16, 2015–NSR’s latest report, Nano and Microsatellite Markets, 2nd Edition, forecasts the launch of over 2,500 sub-100 kg satellites during the next decade. Experienced and new space sector players alike are flocking to leverage low cost satellites for Earth Observation, Science, Situational Awareness, and more. Activity in this segment will generate cumulative revenues that exceed $4.7 billion in manufacturing and $1.2 billion in launch services by 2024.

4K TV Panel Shipments Reached a Monthly Record of 3 Million Units In April 2015

Englewood, Colo., June 15, 2015--4K LCD TV panel shipments continue to rise, driven by forces on both the supply side and the demand side. Shipments of 4K TV panels in April 2015 exceeded 3 million units for the first time, comprising 14 percent of all TV panels shipped globally during the month, according to IHS Inc. (NYSE: IHS), the leading global source of critical information and insight. Of all TV panels forecast to ship in 2016, one in five is forecast to be a 4K TV panels, sometimes marketed as ultra-high definition (UHD), due to the trend toward higher resolution panels in the high-end TV segment and improved production efficiency of panel makers. 

TDG: OTT Video is the ‘Killer App’ for Home Broadband in Latin America

Plano, Tex., June 11, 2015--According to new research from TDG, Latin America is poised to become an important market for OTT vendors of all kinds, whether equipment, content, or service providers. El Futuro de TV – OTT Video in Latin America, 2015-2025, TDG’s first foray into the Latin American TV market, offers an original analysis of the social, cultural, economic, and technological factors shaping this emerging market. It also features detailed OTT and TV viewing forecasts for key Latin American countries.

One Billion Digital TV Households

London, UK, June 10, 2015--From the 455 million digital homes added between 2010 and 2014, 111 million came from primary DTT [homes taking DTT but not subscribing to cable, satellite TV or IPTV]. Digital cable contributed a further 182 million. There were more pay IPTV additions (66 million) than pay satellite TV ones (60 million).

Oil and Gas Data Management Market is Expected to Grow from US$ 6.09 billion in 2015 to US$ 21.22 billion in 2020

Dublin, Ireleand, June 9, 2015--The total Oil and Gas Data Management market is expected to grow from US$ 6.09 billion in 2015 to US$ 21.22 billion in 2020, at an estimated Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) of 28.4% from 2015 to 2020, according to Research and Markets.

Ericsson Mobility Report: Majority of Americans Say they need a Mobile Phone & Internet Everywhere

Stockholm, Sweden, June 3, 2015--Findings from the latest edition of the Ericsson (NASDAQ:ERIC) Mobility Report, published today, show that by 2020 advanced mobile technology will be commonplace around the globe: smartphone subscriptions will more than double, reaching 6.1 billion, 70% of the world’s population will be using smartphones, and 90 percent will be covered by mobile broadband networks.

Emerging Markets Drive Satellite TV momentum

London, UK, May 28, 2015--The number of pay satellite TV [DBS or DTH] homes will reach 265 million by 2020, up from 203 million at end-2014 and 143 million at end-2010, according to a new report from Digital TV Research. 

Over Half of U.S. Households Have an Internet Connected TV

Durham, NHMay 27, 2015--New consumer research from Leichtman Research Group, Inc. (LRG) finds that 56% of all US households have at least one television set connected to the Internet via a video game system, a smart TV set, a Blu-ray player, and/or a stand-alone device (like Roku, Apple TV, Chromecast, or Amazon Fire TV) -- up from 44% in 2013, and 24% in 2010. While 27% of all households have a TV set connected via one device, 29% of households are now connected via multiple devices -- up from 17% in 2013.