Market Trends

Asia Pacific Premium OTT Market Will Experience Exponential Growth Despite Challenges

Redwood City, Calif., May 3, 2016–Vindiciathe leader in enterprise-class subscription billing, and Ooyala, a leading video, analytics and advertising technology provider, today announced key findings from a study that explores the Asia Pacific (APAC) market opportunity for premium over-the-top (OTT) services. Conducted by top research and strategy consultancy, MTM, the findings reveal significant challenges to expansion due to broadband infrastructure and content localization, revenues are expected to grow strongly between now and 2019.

Asia Pacific Boosts Pay TV revenues

Singapore, May 3, 2016--Global pay TV revenues [subscription fees and PPV movies and TV episodes] for 138 countries will only grow by US$ 99 million between 2015 and 2021 to US$ 205.92 billion; having peaked in 2018. This follows 19.5% growth between 2010 and 2015, according to the Digital TV Revenue Forecasts report.

Global Broadband over Three-quarters of a Billion...And Still Growing

London, April 15, 2016--Global broadband over three quarters of a billion...and still growing The most recent milestone for broadband came late in 2015 according to the most recent report from Point Topic “Global broadband subscribers: Q4 2015”.  As at the end of December 2015 there were 751.2 million fixed broadband lines globally.

NSR Projects Aero Satcom Markets to Reach US$ 4.6 Billion by 2025

Cambridge, Mass., April 12, 2016 NSR’s Aeronautical Satcom Markets, 4th Edition report, published tomorrow, forecasts commercial aircraft connectivity markets reaching retail revenues of US$ 4.6 billion by 2025. Market growth is driven by in-flight passenger connectivity, reaching new heights with HTS capacity.

Defense Solutions Creating New Opportunities Along Earth Observation Value Chain

Paris, France, April 1, 2016-According to Euroconsult's latest report, Earth Observation: Defense & Security, the number of countries expected to launch proprietary Earth observation (EO) defense capacity is expected to remain limited, despite increases in global tensions. Under exploration by multiple countries are other avenues to receive data capable of image intelligence (IMINT) applications, such as dual-use and commercial approaches.  

World Teleport Association Releases Satellite Operator Benchmarks 2016 Research Report

New York, NY, April 1, 2016– The World Teleport Association (WTA) today released Satellite Operator Benchmarks 2016, a new research report. This is the sixth report in WTA's annual Satellite Operator Benchmarks series. WTA conducted the report with Futuresource.

UltraHD via Satellite to Exceed 785 Channels over Next Decade

Cambridge, Mass., March 29, 2016Releasing tomorrow, NSR’s UltraHD via Satellite, 3rd Edition report identifies 2016 as a key inflection point for the rollout of UltraHD via satellite. NSR forecasts over 785 UltraHD channels by 2025, and satellite capacity required to carry bandwidth intensive UltraHD channels will drive an added $280M in annual leasing revenues.

Non-GEO Markets to Generate US$175 Billion in Satellite Manufacturing and Launch Revenue

Cambridge, Mass.., March 21, 2016 – Released today, NSR’s Satellite Manufacturing and Launch Services, 6th Edition report identifies non-GEO markets as the leading growth opportunities for manufacturing and launch in the next ten years, with expected cumulative revenue generation exceeding $175 billion of the $285 billion total market. GEO markets will, however, remain a key source of revenue as commercial GEO communications will continue to be the highest value market segment at a stable $6 billion per year.

NSR Report Finds Lower Satellite Capacity Prices Unlocking 3G/4G Backhaul Opportunities

Cambridge, Mass., March 15, 2016 — NSR’s Wireless Backhaul via Satellite 10th Edition report, released today, forecasts the global installed base of satellite backhaul sites will surpass 67,000 by 2025 and will generate US$2.1 billion in revenues. Mobile Backhaul will generate the majority of growth led by Asia and Sub-Saharan Africa. The new vertical IP Content Distribution, serving capacity offload and content distribution to CDNs, will take some time to develop but could potentially become a strategic application for the industry. 

Set Top Box Market Worth $25.45 Billion By 2022

San Francisco, Calif., March 10, 2016-The global Set Top Box (STB) market size is expected to reach USD$ 25.45 billion by 2022 according to a new report by Grand View Research, Inc. Technology proliferation and increasing demand for high-quality picture and sound is anticipated to boost global set top box market growth. Increasing demand for IPTV models in developed regions from North America and Europe has further bolstered industry growth. Additionally, abridged prices of smart TVs and growing availability of HD channels across all platforms are expected to push demand for advanced STB devices.