Market Trends

OTT STB shipments in China to Grew 20% in 2014

Taipei, Republic of China, January 2, 2015--China's over-the-top (OTT) set-top box (STB) market started taking off in 2012 and enjoyed a 10-fold on-year growth in 2013, but the market started seeing decline in the third quarter of 2014 because of the China government's restrictions on OTT STBs and the issue could cause the market to see only around 20% on-year growth in 2014 according to Digitimes Research.

Enterprise VSAT & Consumer Satellite Broadband Will Grow to 9.5 Million Subscribers by 2023

Wilmington, DE, December 23, 2014–NSR’s 13th edition of the VSAT and Broadband Satellite Markets report, released today, projects overall VSAT and broadband subscribers, excluding backhaul and trunking, will reach nearly 9.5 Million by 2023. This growth will be seen across fixed satellite services in traditional C/Ku/Ka wide-beam and Ku/Ka High Throughput Satellite (HTS) capacity.

4K TV Demand To Grow at 72% CAGR Through 2018

Dunstable, UK, December 19, 2014--4K TV sets are expected to ship 11.6 million units in 2014, up nearly 700% year on year, with China accounting for over 70% of worldwide demand. In Western Europe and North America, share of 4K demand in 2014 will represent 10% and 8% respectively, with demand expected to grow at 72% CAGR until 2018.

New Amino and PerceptionTV White Paper Highlight Challenges Facing Operators in Delivering Successful OTT Multiscreen Experiences

London, UK, December 16, 2016-- Amino, leader in IPTV, and PerceptionTV, the IPTV multiscreen platform provider, today publish a new white paper addressing the challenge facing operators seeking to deliver a consistent off net multiscreen TV experience.

Internet of Things & M2M Communication Market Outlook through 2019

Dublin, Ireland,  December 11, 2014--The global Internet of Things (IoT) and Machine to Machine (M2M) communications market is estimated to grow from US$ 255.87 billion in 2014 to US$ 947.29 billion in 2019, at a Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) of 29.9% during the forecast period of 2014-2019 according to a new reseach from Research and Markets.

ITU Releases Global Development Initiatives Reports

Doha, Qatar, December 9, 2014 – The Advisory Boards of the ITU m-Powering Development and Smart Sustainable Development Model Initiatives released their first reports in Doha, Qatar, at an extraordinary meeting of each of the Boards, which met on the eve of ITU Telecom World 2014 in session 7-10 December.  

Video Study Reveals Consumer Device-Shifting Patterns as TV Consumption Fragments Across Smartphones, Tablets and PCs

Santa Clara, Calif., December 9, 2014--Ooyala today issued its Q3 2014 Global Video Index Report, showing consistent daily patterns in the way people consume TV and video across different devices throughout the day. The report also shows that mobile and tablet devices reached 30 percent of all online video views during the quarter, representing a 114 percent year-over-year increase. At this rate, Ooyala predicts that mobile and tablet viewing will reach 50 percent of all online views by late 2015.   

Join 500 Colleagues in Making This a Better Industry

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Emerging Markets Driving Pay TV Market Growth

Paris, France, December 4, 2014--According to Euroconsult's newly released report, Satellite Pay-TV: Key Economics & Prospects, the global satellite pay-TV industry has observed strong growth in the past five years despite an increasingly competitive TV landscape where IPTV, DTT and connected entertainment services have rapidly expanded their reach. Subscriptions to satellite pay-TV reached 196 million homes in 2013 and revenues topped US$ 97 billion.

The Majority of FTA Satellite TV channels in the Arab World Still Broadcast in SD

Amman, Jordan,  November 26, 2014--The number of FTA satellite channels in the Arab World reached 762 channels by September 2014. The Arab Advisors Group researched and analyzed the 762 channels that broadcast on Arabsat, Nilesat, Noorsat and Yahlive. Fully operational channels reached 724. The majority of the analyzed FTA satellite channels broadcast in Standard Definition (SD), while only 10.5% broadcast in High Definition (HD).