Market Trends

Video-on-Demand Increasing Adoption among Consumers According to Annual Ericsson ConsumerLab TV and Media Report

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.

Stable 2014 Revenues Mark FSS Industry Transition Phase

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. 

Mobile CDN Market to be Worth US$ 13.40 Billion by 2020

Pune India, September 1, 2015--According to a new market research report, "Mobile CDN Market by 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 Forecast to - 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.

US$ 255 Billion for Manufacture & Launch of 1,400 Satellites Over Next Decade

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. 

NSR Report Projects Satellite Earth Observation Market to Reach US$ 4.5 Billion in Next 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.

One-quarter of U.S. Pay-TV Subscribers Made Changes to their Service Over the Past 12 months

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.

Free and Live TV still Favourite Choice of Consumers but Wider Availability of OTT Services Fuelling Popularity and Usage

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.

Teal Group Predicts Worldwide UAV Production Will Total US$ 93 Billion

Fairfax, Va., Aug. 14, 2015-- Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) continue as the most dynamic growth sector of the world aerospace industry this decade, report Teal analysts in their latest market analysis. New unmanned combat aerial vehicle programs, commercial, and consumer spending all promise to drive more than a tripling of the market over the next decade.

SNL Kagan's 2nd-Quarter U.S. Multichannel Subscriber Report Elevates Specter of Cord Cutting

Monterey, Calif., August 13, 2015–According to the most recent report from SNL Kagan, the inconclusive movement in U.S. multichannel subscriptions took a more decisive direction in the second quarter, producing the largest loss to date amid growing fears of cord cutting. SNL Kagan estimates the U.S. cable, DBS and telco platforms collectively shed more than 600,000 video subscribers in the three months ended June 30, falling to 100.4 million combined residential and commercial subs at mid-year.

Connected TV Set Boom Continues

London, UK, August 12, 2015--The number of TV sets connected to the Internet will reach 876 million by 2020, up from 105 million at end-2010 and the 415 million expected at end-2015, according to a new report from Digital TV Research.