Market Trends

SES Sees Ultra HD Steadily Gain Momentum

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.

Ultra HD TV Impresses Consumers And Will Feature In 61% of Global TV Sales By 2020

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.

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.

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.

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.