Market Trends

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.

Tablets, OTT, Faster Broadband to make Today's TV Unrecognizable

Dublin, Ireland, March 3, 2014--Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Requiem for the Television: Tablets, OTT, Faster Broadband to make Today's TV Unrecognizable" report to their offering. This report also considers the last major change in TV manufacturing.

Two Out of Every Five Pay TV Households Expected to Have Access to Apps on the Set-top Box by 2019

Scottsdale, Ariz., March 3, 2014--In 2013 ABI Research estimates one out of every ten pay TV households had access to applications on the set-top box – applications include news and information services, service provider specific apps, OTT video, games, and music services. By 2019 nearly 40% of pay TV households should have access to similar services and features. Video will remain the focus for entertainment applications - consumers’ penchant for OTT video underscores the importance of video and how operator application libraries will evolve.

STB Market in India to Grow at a CAGR of 29.3% by 2015

Mumbai, India, 24th February 2014 - The introduction of High Definition (HD) channels and Smart TVs has led to an increase in digital TV viewing which in turn will drive the growth of the Set top box (STB) market in India. One of the hallmark product categories in the consumer electronics segment, the STB market in India is poised for unprecedented growth.

Maritime Satellite Market to Grow an Average of 7%in the Next Decade

Paris, France, February 20, 2014- Euroconsult today forecasted that satellite capacity revenue in the global maritime market will nearly double over the next decade, with a compound annual growth rate of 7%. According to the firm's recently-published research report on Maritime Telecom Solutions by Satellite, growth is expected to be driven mainly by increasing data consumption across all major maritime segments and the adoption of new generation broadband satellite services.

Global 3D TV Market to Grow at a CAGR of 19.7% from 2013-18

Dublin, Ireland, February 18, 2014--According to a new report by Resarch and Markets the Global 3D TV market to grow at a CAGR of 19.7 percent over the period 2013-18 in terms of units and 2.04 percent in terms of revenue. One of the key factors contributing to this market growth is the increasing popularity of 3D programming and on-demand content.

Emerging Markets Driving Growth in Pay-TV Market

Campbell, Calif., February 18, 2014—Market research firm Infonetics Research released excerpts from its 1st edition Pay TV Subscriber Database by Provider, which tracks the cable TV, satellite TV, and telco IPTV subscribers of over 150 service providers around the world. The report highlights the emerging markets such as Latin America and Asia driving Pay-TV growth.