Market Trends

Global RF Devices Market for Smart TV and Cellular Devices Forecast to 2018

Dallas, Tex., September 24, 2014--Global RF Devices market for Smart TV is forecast to grow at a CAGR of 12.26% over the period 2013-2018. Global RF Devices market for Cellular is projected to grow at 16.2% CAGR over the period 2013-2018.

HTS Revenues to Overtake FSS in Battleground Applications

Wilmington, DE, September 12, 2014-- High-Throughput Satellites (HTS) has oftentimes been synonymous with Consumer Broadband services in developed countries; however, NSR’s Global Satellite Capacity Supply & Demand, 11th Edition report forecasts HTS revenues for key applications overtaking traditional FSS C-, Ku-, and Ka-band revenues by 2023.

OTT to Reach nearly Half the World’s TV Households by 2020

London, UK, September 11, 2014--The number of households watching online TV and video (over fixed broadband  networks and across 51 countries) will reach 706.53 million in 2020, up from 196.90  million in 2010 and the 374.43 million expected in 2014, according to a new report  from Digital TV Research. 

Global Survey of Media Executives Reveals that 4K Ultra HD TV is Headed for Broad Adoption

Luxembourg, September 9, 2014 – Since it was first announced, 4K Ultra High Definition Television (4K UHDTV) has been met with both excitement and skepticism within and outside of the media industry. According to new research from satellite operator Intelsat , 4K UHDTV will be main stream within 10 years.

Paving the Conditions for a FSS Sector Rebound

Paris, France, September 4, 2014 - According to Euroconsult's newly released research report, Satellite Communications & Broadcasting Markets Survey, Forecasts to 2023, the FSS sector had revenue growth of about 2.2% in 2013, a significant slowdown compared to that of the past several years. But the sector is currently in an investment phase, a condition necessary for new growth which is seen on the horizon. The industry must address multiple challenges in the coming years to facilitate new growth, both in mature and emerging regions.

Streaming Media Closing in on Traditional TV as Users want “Anywhere Access”

Stockholm, Sweden, September 4, 2014--The latest edition of the annual Ericsson ConsumerLab TV & Media Report, which launches today, has found that streaming video is now almost level with traditional TV watching, with 75 percent of consumers watching streamed content several times a week, compared to 77 percent who watch scheduled broadcast TV programming several times a week.


World Teleport Association Releases the Top Teleport Operators of 2014 Survey

New York City, September 3, 2014–The World Teleport Association (WTA) has opened its global email survey for the Top Operators of 2014 rankings. The Top Operator rankings, published annually by WTA since 2004, are the world's only rankings of top teleport operating companies serving media, data and voice markets.

More 4K UHD TV Sets Shipped in Q2’14 than in All of 2013

Santa Clara, Calif., September 1, 2014— More 4K ultra-HD (UHD) TV sets were shipped in Q2’14 than shipped all year in 2013. According to the NPD DisplaySearch Quarterly Global TV Shipment and Forecast Report, 2.1 million sets were shipped in Q2, compared to 1.6 million in 2013. Brands introduced their 2014 model ranges in Q2, with a clear focus on 4K as the “must-have” consumer feature for high-end television viewing.

Mobile Internet Will Continue to Drive Mobile Revenues

Singapore, August 25, 2014--In 1Q 2014, the worldwide mobile service revenue increased 0.58% year-on-year (YoY) to US$264 billion according to ABI Research, and the aggregate service revenue for 2014 will grow 2.9% YoY to US$1.01 trillion, mainly driven by the robust growth of the mobile Internet market. Proliferating mobile data subscriptions and enhanced network capacity will drive global mobile Internet service revenue to US$456.7 billion by 2019—44.7% of total mobile service revenue. Despite global service revenue growth, the Western European market is declining: 1Q 2014 service revenue declined 5.2% YoY.

Point Topic Publishes 40 New Country Reports on the State of Fixed Broadband

London, UK, August 21, 2014--Point Topic has published 40 brand new reports looking at the state of fixed broadband on a country-by-country basis.  The reports focus on the number of subscribers, year-on-year growth, population penetration and ISP market shares within each country.