Market Trends

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.

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. 

High Dynamic Range, Wider Color Gamut, High Frame Rates, and Immersive Audio Will Prove Critical to the Success of the UHD TV Market

Scottsdale, Ariz. May 15, 2015--​New technologies and enhancements like high dynamic range (HDR), wider color gamut, high frame rates, and immersive audio will advance the viewing experience far more than higher solution could do alone. While the market will take time to develop ABI Research expects nearly 70% of UHD TVs to support some, if not all of these enhancements by 2020—this could prove too conservative if a lower tier of UHD TVs does not persist as currently anticipated.

Satellite TV Revenues to Overtake Cable in 2015

London, UK, May 14, 2015--Satellite TV [DTH or DBS] revenues will overtake total cable TV revenues in 2015, according to Digital TV Research. Covering 138 countries, the Digital TV World Revenue Forecasts report estimates that satellite TV accounted for 44% of the total in 2014, rising to 46% by 2020. However, cable TV revenues (both analog and digital) will drop from 46% of the total in 2014 to 40% in 2020. Meanwhile, IPTV – the fastest growing platform – will climb from a 10% share in 2014 to 13% by 2020.

Government Spending in Space Programs Stood at US$ 65 Billion in 2014

Paris, France, May 13, 2015 - According to Euroconsult's newly released research report, Profiles of Government Space Programs, world government expenditures for space programs decreased by 4% to US$ 66.5 billion in 2014.

Retail OTT Set-Top Boxes Will Overtake Telco IPTV Set-Top Box Shipments in 2015

London, UK, May 12, 2015–Global shipments of over-the-top (OTT) set-top boxes (STBs) sold at retail -- including Apple TV, Chromecast and Roku boxes -- will overtake shipments of IPTV STBs used for pay TV services in 2015, according to a new report from IHS (NYSE: IHS), the leading global source of critical information and insight. This year, 31 million retail OTT STBs will be shipped, compared to 30 million IPTV STBs shipped by telcos.

The Ultra HD TV Market Will Grow in Tandem with the Booming Popularity of 4K TVs According to Technavio

London, UK May 8, 2015–Technavio, a tech-focused research firm, has published a new report on the global ultra HD TV market, which is expected to grow at a CAGR of 45% from 2015-2019. The report draws attention towards the increasing popularity of 4K TVs, which is presenting growth opportunities for broadcast and media organizations worldwide.

Consumers See Hyper-Personalized, A La Carte TV as the Future of Entertainment

Chicago, Il., May 7, 2015 – According to new global research from Irdeto, many consumers would consider changing their primary TV service to an a la carte model to avoid paying for bundles which include channels they don’t watch. The research reinforces a growing consumer trend and reveals that 42% of U.K. consumers, 46% in Australia, 54% in Singapore and 58% in the U.S. would be interested in changing their current TV service to a package where they could select the specific channels and content that they wanted to watch.

HTS Making Waves but FSS Remains Core to Maritime Satcom

Wilmington, D, May 6, 2015 – NSR’s Maritime Satcom Markets, 3rd Edition, released today, finds a steady up-tick of activity across the maritime satcom markets – from new-build vessels coming online over the next ten years, to focusing on improving remote operations on existing vessels.  Already close to a $2 Billion opportunity across the merchant, passenger, offshore and fishing markets, the maritime SATCOM market will grow to almost $5.2 Billion in retail revenues by 2024.