Market Trends

Digital, Legal and Anywhere – Innovation in Australian TV

Hong Kong, March 25, 2014 – During the CASBAA OTT Summit 2014 held in Singapore, CASBAA and international media and technology law firm Olswang today unveiled “Digital, Legal and Anywhere – Innovation in Australian TV”, a new report showcasing the varied and abundant audio-visual content available through non-traditional media platforms and delivery mechanisms in Australia.

Boom Times for HD TV Channels in the Arab World

Amman, Jordan, March 19, 2014--A new report from Arab Advisors Group overviews the High Definition TV channels landscape in the Arab world. The report covers the four satellite providers that target the Arab World: Arabsat, Nilesat, Yahlive, and Noorsat, and the number of HD channels broadcast on each satellite. In the report, Arab Advisors Group provides a comparison between the satellites, and a projection of the number of satellite TV channels serving the Arab World.

Asia Pacific to add 501 million Digital Homes

London, UK, March 18, 2014--The Asia Pacific region is undergoing a rapid digital TV conversion that will see penetration increase from 28.9% of TV households in 2010 to 51.7% in 2013 then  61.2% by end-2014 and on to 97.5% in 2020 – or up by 501 million homes between  2013 and 2020, according to a new report from Digital TV Research.

Consumer Expectations Remain High for OTT TV Service Experiences

Dallas, Tex., March 18, 2014--Connected home research announced by Parks Associates at TV Connect in London finds consumers expect the same TV user experience throughout their home, regardless of whether the service is offered via OTT, managed operator network, satellite, or other delivery mechanisms. Expectations also remain the same regardless of the receiving device, including set-top box or connected CE device.

M2M Satellite Communication Market To Reach US $4.763 Billion by 2019

Dallas, Tex., March 17, 2014--MarketsandMarkets recently conducted a study on the "M2M Satellite Communication Market [VSAT, AIS, Satellite Telemetry, Satellite Modems, Gateways, Managed Services, Business Services, and Broadband Services] - Worldwide Market Forecast and Analysis (2014 - 2019)", which analyzed and studied the major market drivers, restraints, and opportunities in North America (NA), Europe (EU), Middle East and Africa (MEA), Asia Pacific(including Japan; APAC), and Latin America (LA).

Global Telecommunication Equipment Industry is Expected to Witness Modest Growth and Reach an Estimated US$ 214.5 Billion by 2017

Dublin, Ireland, March 14, 2014-- A new report by Research and Markets said that the global telecommunication equipment industry is expected to see modest growth and reach an estimated US$ 214.5 Billion by 2017 with 2.7% CAGR from 2014-17.

Digital Content and TV Everywhere Poised for Growth in the Middle East

Dubai, UAE, March 12, 2014--With an innumerable array of high-tech smart TVs, computers, mobile phones and portable gadgets driving mainstream media consumption habits away from traditional, living room TV experiences and towards flexible, anywhere-anytime digital media absorption, the global content delivery industry has earmarked the Middle East as its next major growth territory.

WTA Releases Fourth Annual Satellite Operator Benchmarks Report

New York City, March 6, 2014 – The World Teleport Association (WTA) today released Satellite Operator Benchmarks 2014, the fourth annual WTA global study. The study tracks, rates, and compares the operational and commercial performance of satellite operators, as experienced by a global sample of teleport operators, with the objective of strengthening the industry by driving self-improvement across all companies.


Global Video Management Software Market to Grow at a CAGR of 18.51% through 2018

New York City, March 5, 2014--TechNavio's analysts forecast the Global Video Management Software market to grow at a CAGR of 18.51 percent over the period 2013-2018. One of the key factors contributing to this market growth is the increasing security concerns. The Global Video Management Software market has also been witnessing the increasing demand for high-quality images. However, the lack of standardization could pose a challenge to the growth of this market.

Arab World’s Satellite Pay TV Subscriptions to Reach 19 million with Total Market Revenues of US$ 2.5 billion by 2017

Amman, Jordan, March 4, 2014--By end of 2017, Arab Advisors Group projects the Arab World’s Satellite Pay TV subscriptions to increase to 19 million with total market revenues reaching US$ 2.5 billion.