Market Trends

IPTV Thriving in the Gulf States while still in its Early Stages in the Rest of the Arab World

Amman, Jordan, February 6, 2014-- A new report from Arab Advisors Group provides an overview of  the IPTV services in the Arab world by IPTV is in its initial stage of penetration in the Arab World, and is still developing, according tho the report.  

Cisco Visual Networking Index Forecast Projects Nearly 11-Fold Increase in Global Mobile Data Traffic From 2013 to 2018

San Jose, Calif., Feb 5, 2014  -- According to the Cisco Visual Networking Index Global Mobile Data Traffic Forecast for 2013 to 2018, worldwide mobile data traffic will increase nearly 11-fold over the next four years and reach an annual run rate of 190 exabytes by 2018. The projected increase in mobile traffic is partly due to continued strong growth in the number of mobile Internet connections, such as personal devices and machine-to-machine (M2M) connections, which will exceed 10 billion by 2018 and be 1.4 times greater than the world's population (the United Nations estimates 7.6 billion people by 2018).

After a Strong December, LCD Panel Market to Moderate in 1st Quarter 2014

El Segundo, Calif. , Feb. 5, 2014—The market for large-sized liquid-crystal display (LCD) panels is set for a moderate seasonal decline in the first quarter after a busy end-of-year in 2013 that saw record shipments for TV and tablet panels, according to a new report from IHS Technology.

C4ISR Market to be worth US$ 93.04 Billion by 2019

Pune, India, February 4, 2014--According to the new market research report entitled "C4ISR Market (Command, Control, Communications, Computers, Intelligence, Surveillance, Reconnaissance, Land Systems, Airborne Systems and Naval Systems) Forecasts 2014 - 2019", the C4ISR market is estimated to be US$ 83.13 billion in 2014 and is expected to register a CAGR of 2.28% to reach US$ 93.04 billion by 2019.

Global Satellite Broadband Public Safety Market to grow at a CAGR of 8.45%

Dublin, Ireleand, February 3, 2014--Analysts forecast the Global Satellite Broadband Public Safety market to grow at a CAGR of 8.45 percent over the period 2013-2018. One of the key factors contributing to this market growth is the increasing demand for enhanced public safety operations accroding to a new report by Research and Markets.

Smart TV Shipments Grew 55% in 2013

Boston, MA - February 3, 2014 - According to the latest research from Strategy Analytics, global Smart TV shipments grew 55 percent year-over-year to reach 76 million units in 2013, accounting for 33 percent of total Flat Panel TV (FPTV) during the year. Strategy Analytics'  report found that Western Europe was the leading market for Smart TV in terms of penetration of shipments with close to 45 percent of FPTVs shipped in the region last year being Smart TVs.

IDATE Predicts Global TV market Revenue to Grow at a Steady Pace

Montpellier, France, January 30, 2014 – IDATE has published the latest edition of its “TV and new video services market” report and database, delivering key data on this ever-changing market. At a time when video has become pervasive across all of our screens, most national TV markets are losing steam: shrinking viewership and pressure on advertising markets, especially in Europe. Although pay-TV seems to be holding its own, the fast-growing popularity of OTT offerings is shaking up the traditional pay-TV model, while the demise of physical media is virtually a foregone conclusion.

Global Smartphone Shipments Reached 980 million in 2013

Hampshire, UK, January 28, 2014, : Mobile analyst firm Juniper Research estimates that the number of smartphone shipments exceeded 280 million in Q4 2013, with an annual total of 980 million smartphones shipped for 2013, representing 39% year-on-year growth.

TiVo Social Media and Multitasking Survey: Three-Quarters of TV Viewers Are Primarily Focused on What's on TV, Even When Multitasking

San Jose, Calif., Jan 23, 2014 --TiVo Inc. announced the results of its 2013 Social Media and Multitasking Survey. The survey found that, despite the prevalence of multitasking in everyday life, most are actually actively watching TV programming when their sets are on.

Worldwide Pay-TV Subscribers to Exceed 1.1 Billion in 2019

Singapore, January 22, 2014--Worldwide pay-TV market reached 903.3 million subscribers in 2013, generating US$ 249.8 billion in service revenue. IPTV operators enjoyed significant growth (18.5% YoY) in 2013 to 92 million subscribers with a total of $37.2 billion in service revenue.