Market Trends

NSR Report: Satcom Onboard Aircraft Represents US$ 32 Billion Revenue Opportunity

Cambridge, Mass., May 22, 2017 – NSR’s Aeronautical Satcom Markets, 5th Edition report, published tomorrow, forecasts in-flight connectivity (IFC) to be installed on 2 out of every 3 commercial passenger aircraft by the end of 2026. Driven by higher demand for broadband connectivity, this installed base will generate over US$ 32 billion in revenue over the next decade, as air travel continues its rise around the world.  The imminent start of service by highly-touted HTS will help meet the tall expectations of passengers for quality inflight connectivity (IFC) experience at the right price.

Top 50 operators Take Three-quarters of Global Pay TV Revenues

London, UK, May 22, 2017--Despite adding 120 million subscribers between 2016 and 2022, subscription and PPV revenues for 522 operators will remain flat at around $185 billion. From this total, the Global Pay TV Operator Forecasts report estimates 30 pay TV operators earned more than US$ 1 billion in 2016. 

Global Nano and Microsatellite Market 2016-2020

Dublin, Ireland, May 22, 2017--Nano and microsatellites are earth-orbiting devices that have lower mass and lesser physical dimensions as compared to a conventional satellite, such as a geostationary satellite. Owing to technological advancements, as well as advances in space research, these satellites have emerged as an important tool for applications such as wireless communications networks, data gathering, scientific observations, and global positioning systems (GPS) accoridng to a recent report by Research and Markets.

Satellite Manufacturing & Launch Market to Generate US$ 258 Billion in Next Decade

Cambridge, Mass., May 5, 2017 -- NSR’s Satellite Manufacturing and Launch Services, 7th Edition (SMLS7) report, released today, forecasts 2,356 satellites are expected to launch during the coming decade, with both GEO and non-GEO satellite operators turning to diverse solutions to remain competitive with space-based and terrestrial players. NSR identified a growing focus on leveraging advanced technologies and new practices in optimizing satellite business cases across all satellite applications.

Nearly 50% of Commercial Aircraft to be Connected by 2021

Paris, France, May 4, 2017-According to Euroconsult’s newly released report, Prospects for In-Flight Entertainment and Connectivity, over 17,000 commercial aircraft will offer connectivity to their passengers by 2021, up from 6,500 aircraft in 2016.

Asia-Pacific Advertising Trends

Hong Kong, April 19, 2017--Marketing and advertising plans are changing across the Asia-Pacific region, redirecting revenue and reshaping media strategies. Advertising remains a critical revenue stream for media owners, helping fund investment in content, people and technology. Digital disruption, however, is becoming a reality, in growth economies as well as developed markets.

Eastern Europe to Lose 1 million Pay TV subs

London, UK, April 12, 2017--Tough times continue in Eastern Europe, with poor job prospects forcing many to seek work abroad. This migration married with low birth rates mean that populations will fall in 15 of the 22 countries covered in the Eastern Europe Pay TV Forecasts report between 2016 and 2022.

Satellite Operator Financials in State of Transition

Cambridge, Mass., April 10, 2017 – NSR’s Satellite Operator Financial Analysis, 7th Edition, released today, finds in an industry fraught with falling prices and indebted behemoths, satellite operators are playing a more aggressive game to find growth. A shift in emphasis, away from the broadcast-dominated days, into a brave new world of HTS, LEOs and MEOs, with radical and sometimes risky changes that are expected to move operator financials forward.

WTA Publishes Satellite Operator Benchmarks 2017 Research Report

New York, NY, April 3, 2017--The World Teleport Association (WTA) today released Satellite Operator Benchmarks 2017, a new research report. This is the seventh report in WTA's annual Satellite Operator Benchmarks series, for which FutureSource provides the field research.

Big Data via Satellite Produces Big Revenue Opportunities

Cambridge, Mass., April 1, 2017 – NSR’s Big Data via Satellite report, released today, finds over $580 Million in 2016 retail revenues attributed to Big Data via Satellite applications across seven key verticals, and by 2026 retail revenues will approach nearly $2.4 Billion.  Achieving that growth, however, will require on-going developments by satellite players to integrate, process, and analyze an ever-increasing range of data from both Earth Observation and M2M/IoT sources.