Market Trends

Pay-TV Innovation Forum Releases Global Learnings from Industry's Innovation Landscape

Cheseaux, Switzerland, September 12, 2016 – NAGRA,  in partnership with MTM, an international research and strategy consultancy, today published the global learnings from the Pay-TV Innovation Forum, a comprehensive research programme launched earlier this year which examines the state of pay-TV innovation around the world.

NSR Finds Challenging but Opportunistic Changes in Satellite Operator Finances

Cambridge, Mass., September 12, 2016–NSR’s Satellite Operator Financial Analysis (SOFA), 6th Edition report, released today, finds that in an era of falling capacity prices and chaotic CAPEX developments, the satellite industry is at a crossroads. Decisions regarding business models and the way that operators conceptualize capacity will greatly affect  their place in the telecom value chain. NSR’s SOFA6 includes analysis of CAPEX calculations yielding significantly lower figures for “break-even costs”, and data-centric discussion detailing the extent to which pricing has fallen over the past few years.

FSS Capacity Market Value Forecast to Reach US$ 14 Billion by 2025

Paris, France, September 8, 2016-According to the 23rd edition of Euroconsult's report, Satellite Communications & Broadcasting Markets Survey, due to be published later in September, Euroconsult forecasts that traffic carried over satellite will reach close to 3.5 Tbps by 2025, with a 16% CAGR over the ten-year period.

Satellite-Based EO Represents a US$ 43 Billion Opportunity Over Next 10 Years 

Cambridge, Mass., September 6, 2016NSR’s Satellite-Based Earth Observation (EO), 8th Edition report, released today, projects data, value-added services, information products, and big data analytics from satellite-based EO to represent a $43 billion opportunity over the next decade. The market is expected to grow rapidly in downstream EO services, especially in the wake of increased supply of high resolution data with high frequency of revisits, driving demand for EO data and services across all verticals.

World Teleport Association Opens the Top Teleport Operators of 2016 Survey

New York City, NY, September 1, 2016--The World Teleport Association (WTA) has opened its global email survey for the Top Operators of 2016 rankings. The Top Operator rankings, published annually by WTA since 2004, are the world's only rankings of top teleport operating companies serving media, data and voice markets.

4K Internet TV & Video Content to be Viewed by 1 in 10 US Residents by 2021

Hampshire, UK,  August 16, 2016: New data from Juniper Research has found that 4K OTT (Over the Top) content will finally see mass-market appeal, with adoption set to soar over the next 5 years. Juniper’s latest research, Digital TV & Video: Network and OTT Strategies 2016-2021, found that 4K OTT services will attract over 189 million unique users globally by 2021, up from just 2.3 million this year, driven by greater content availability and compatible devices.

Top US Pay-TV Providers Had More Net Losses in 2Q 2016 Than in any Previous Quarter

Durham, New Hampshire, August 15, 2016--Leichtman Research Group, Inc. (LRG) found that the eleven largest pay-TV providers in the US -- representing about 95% of the market -- lost about 665,000 net video subscribers in 2Q 2016, compared to a loss of about 545,000 subscribers in 2Q 2015.

20 New Countries to Invest in Space Programs by 2025

Paris, France, July 19, 2016 - According to Euroconsult's latest report, Trends & Prospects for Emerging Space Programs, 24 countries are identified as emerging space programs (ESPs) in 2015 having launched a total of 69 satellites in the last 20 years. As satellite technology has become more accessible and affordable, the number of countries investing in their first satellite system has increased dramatically. 2015 set an all-time record with nine satellites launched, confirming the dynamism of this market.

NSR Report Projects $100 Billion in Commercial Ground Segment Revenues

Cambridge, Mass., July 18, 2016NSR’s Commercial Satellite Ground Segment report,  released today, projects the global market for Commercial Satellite Ground Equipment will grow from $5.6 Billion in 2015 to $11.5 Billion in 2025, generating over $100 Billion in cumulative revenue. Mass-markets like DTH and Consumer Broadband will generate the majority of shipments. However, high-value markets such as Aeronautical Satcom and Earth Stations offer large revenue potential and sizable upside for equipment vendors.

Competitive Environment, Success Factors for New Space Startups

Paris, France, July 14, 2016 - Euroconsult's latest report, Top NewSpace Startups to Watch, assesses 20 startups via business-based criteria in robust individual profiles in order to track their current standing, challenges, and future potential within the rapidly-evolving space/satellite value chain.