Amsterdam, the Netherlands, September 11, 2015--SES S.A. (NYSE Paris:SESG) (LuxX:SESG) sees important steps and a continuous strong drive towards an accelerated uptake of Ultra HD – also known as 4K – by consumers, broadcasters and the industry.With the first Ultra HD channels on air, the innovative technology that allows for four times the resolution and picture sharpness of HD is gaining traction, especially in Europe, North America and Asia.
Boston, MA, September 9, 2015–-Ultra HD is on track to become an established feature of TVs by 2020, according to Strategy Analytics’ latest predictions. Falling prices, increased retailer support and strong customer satisfaction are the main reasons for Ultra HD TV’s success. Strategy Analytics now predicts that global sales of Ultra HD TVs this year may exceed 30 million units, and by 2020 61% of annual TV sales will be Ultra HD. The analyst firm also predicts that more than 20% of households in leading markets will be using Ultra HD services from pay TV or online video providers by 2020.
Durham, NH, September 7, 2015--New consumer research from Leichtman Research Group, Inc. (LRG) finds that about 83% of all households nationwide subscribe to some form of pay-TV service. The percentage of households that subscribe to a pay-TV service is down from 87% in 2010, but up from 81% in 2005.
Dallas, Tex., September 3, 2015--Ericsson (NASDAQ: ERIC) today launched the latest edition of the annual Ericsson ConsumerLab TV & Media Report, representative of the views and habits of 680 million consumers making it one of the largest studies of its kind. A key finding is that Video-on-Demand (VOD) services are succeeding in meeting consumer needs, thus allowing consumers to change their viewing habits.
Paris, France, September 2, 2015 - According to Euroconsult's newly released report, Satellite Communications & Broadcasting Markets Survey, Forecasts to 2024, the FSS industry posted an average annual growth rate of 4.3% over 2010-2013 with 2013 showing clear signs of slowdown at only +2%, the lowest growth rate since 2004. Further deceleration was witnessed in 2014, with sales remaining almost flat y-o-y at US$ 12.3 billion.
Pune India, September 1, 2015--According to a new market research report, "Mobile CDN Marketby Type (Video CDN and Non-Video CDN), by Solution (Network Acceleration, Traffic Management, Reporting, Analytics, and Monitoring, Transcoding and Digital Rights Management and Data Security) - Global Forecastto- 2020", published by MarketsandMarkets, the Mobile CDN Market is estimated to grow from USD 2.11 Billion in 2015 to USD 13.40 Billion in 2020, at a Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) of 44.7% from 2015 to 2020.
Paris, France, August 25, 2015 - According to Euroconsult's newly released report, Satellites to be Built & Launched by 2024, 140 satellites with launch mass over 50 kg will be launched on average >each year over the next decade for governments and commercial companies. In comparison with last year's forecast, the number of satellites is due to grow more than the market value over the decade.
Cambridge, MA – August 24, 2015 – NSR’s, Satellite-Based Earth Observation (EO), 7th Edition report, released today, forecasts that data, value-added services and Information Products markets from Earth Observation (EO) will reach US$ 4.5 billion by 2024, from US$ 2.3 billion in 2014. A thriving Information Products segment will drive the EO market as the industry transitions to an era of very-high resolution imagery and increased adoption of ‘big data’ analytics products in the face of decreasing data prices for medium and high resolution imagery. The market saw a sizable increase of US$ 200 million in 2014 due to an economic recovery leading to greater expenditure by governments, and a thriving Information Products segment.
Dallas, Tex., August 18, 2015--Parks Associates today announced roughly one-fourth of pay-TV subscribers in U.S. broadband households made changes to their pay-TV service over the past 12 months, although upgrades were nearly as significant as downgrades.360 View: Entertainment Services in U.S. Broadband Households, which analyzes trends among U.S. consumers in broadband and pay-TV adoption, finds that 11% of pay-TV subscribers downgraded services and 9% upgraded services over the past 12 months.
London, UK, August 18, 2015--Futuresource's latest 'Living with Digital' consumer research study provides updated analysis of consumer's shifting behaviour and evolving habits across digital entertainment and connected devices. The research identified Live TV (pay & free) is still the primary viewing choice for 65% of respondents across the territories with France showing the most solidarity at 75% compared to 59% in both US and UK.