Market Trends

TV in 2020: 50% of Viewing will be Mobile According to Ericsson Report

Stockholm, Sweden, October 9, 2017--Ericsson (NASDAQ:ERIC) unveils the eighth edition of its annual ConsumerLab TV and Media report, which details the massive growth in TV and video viewing and the ongoing shift in the way consumers watch content. Ericsson ConsumerLab predicts that the growth of on-demand viewing will continue to soar through to 2020, making up almost half of total viewing. 50 percent of all TV and video viewing will take place on a mobile screen (tablets, smartphones and laptops), an increase of 85 percent since 2010, with the smartphone alone accounting for almost one quarter (an increase of nearly 160 percent since 2010).

M2M/IoT via Satellite: Low Bandwidth, Big Growth Opportunities

Cambridge, Mass., September 26, 2017 – NSR’S Machine to Machine (M2M) and Internet of Things (IoT) via Satellite, 8th Edition (M2M8) report, releasing tomorrow, finds the global satellite M2M and IoT market reaching over $2.9 billion in annual retail revenues by 2026. This growth is driven by over 6.8 million in-service terminals. Land Transport, especially cargo tracking, has the largest market share in terms of both in-service units and retail revenues, and will be the most profitable and sought-after segment of the industry.

L-Band Satellite Operators Need to Reposition

Paris, France, September 28, 2017- According Euroconsult's latest report, Prospects for L-Band, IoT & M2M Markets, the Mobile Satellite Services (MSS) market will grow from 4.3 million MSS terminals in 2016 to more than 12 million terminals by 2026. M2M/IoT (machine-to-machine, Internet of Things) devices will have a significant share in this subscriber growth, while their contribution to operators' revenues should be more limited. MSS wholesale revenues are expected to grow at a CAGR of 2.2% between 2016 and 2026, driven by MSS aero broadband demand, M2M/IoT applications and other MSS services increasingly addressing lower-end segments and emerging regions, such as the promising small boats segment.

Satellite Modem market to Grow to U$ 420.4 Million by 2023

Seattle, Washington, September 14, 2017--Markets and Markets released a new report entitled "Satellite Modem Market by Channel Type (SCPC & MCPC), Data Rate (High-Speed, Mid-Range, Entry-Level), Application (Mobile & Backhaul, IP Trunking, Offshore Communication), End User (Telecom, Marine, Oil & Gas), & Geography - Global Forecast to 2023", The satellite modem market is expected to grow from US$ 296.4 Million in 2017 to U$ 420.4 Million by 2023, at a CAGR of 6.0% between 2017 and 2023.

Pay-TV Innovation Forum Releases 2017 Global Findings on the State of the Industry

Cheseaux, Switzerland, September 7, 2017–NAGRA, a Kudelski Group (SIX:KUD.S) company, an independent provider of content protection and multiscreen television solutions, in partnership with MTM, an international research and strategy consultancy, today published the final conclusions of the 2017 Pay-TV Innovation Forum. This global research programme examines the state of innovation in the pay-TV market and provides perspectives on the most attractive areas of opportunity for both service providers and content owners in Europe, Asia Pacific, Latin America and North America.

Transitional FSS Industry Adapting, Innovating to Spur Recovery

Paris, France, September 7, 2017--According to the 24th edition of Euroconsult's report, Satellite Communications & Broadcasting Markets Survey, due to be published later in September, the FSS industry is in the midst of unprecedented change, with the dramatic downsizing of traditional pricing leading to decreasing revenues for many in the sector and the possibility of major restructuring or consolidation on the horizon.

US$ 10 Billion Vote of Confidence in Emerging Space Market Opportunity

Cambridge, Mass., September 5, 2017 – NSR’s newest report The Emerging Space Market Opportunityreleasing tomorrow, finds that nearly 400 emerging space companies have been founded since 2000, all seeking to deliver new applications or pursue new approaches to operating in space. Supported by $10 billion in investment, these start-ups set the stage for an increase in the number and diversity of satellite services, new launch solutions and manufacturing practices, as well as innovative ways of operating in space that provide both near- and long-term revenue opportunities.

Satellite Modem Market worth US $ 420.4 million by 2023

Seattle, Washington, September 6, 2017--Markets and Markets released a new report entitled "Satellite Modem Market by Channel Type (SCPC & MCPC), Data Rate (High-Speed, Mid-Range, Entry-Level), Application (Mobile & Backhaul, IP Trunking, Offshore Communication), End User (Telecom, Marine, Oil & Gas), & Geography - Global Forecast to 2023", The satellite modem market is expected to grow from US$ 296.4 Million in 2017 to U$ 420.4 Million by 2023, at a CAGR of 6.0% between 2017 and 2023.

NSR Report Projects Satellite Ground Segment Reaching US$ 158 Billion in Next Decade

Cambridge, Mass., Aug. 21, 2017--NSR’s Commercial Satellite Ground Segment, 2nd Edition (CSGS2), released tomorrow, forecasts 2016-2026 cumulative global revenues for Commercial Satellite Ground Equipment to surpass US$ 158 billion. Satellite TV continues to be the largest segment by shipments and revenues. Consequently, Set-Top-Boxes and Antennas generate the largest revenue shares. However, in terms of growth VSAT platforms (modems + baseband equipment), driven by verticals such as Consumer Broadband and Mobility, will exhibit the highest levels. RF chains will also see applications like Aeronautical Satcom booming, while other verticals, such as Satcom Earth Stations, will contract. This leads to overall flat revenues of approx. US$ 1.3 billion per year.

New Research Reveals Innovation is a Top Priority for Three Quarters of Pay-TV Executives Globally

Cheseaux, Switzerland, August 1, 2017 – NAGRA, a Kudelski Group (SIX:KUD.S) company and one of the world's leading independent provider of content protection and multiscreen television solutions, in partnership with MTM, a leading international research and strategy consultancy, today revealed  initial survey findings investigating the top priorities and challenges facing pay-TV operators around the world. Delivered as part of the 2017 Pay-TV Innovation Forum, the survey of pay-TV industry executives suggests that 76% of respondents believe innovation is a top priority, citing the launch of new products and services as the best way to maintain and grow their businesses in a highly competitive market environment.