Wilmington, DE, December 9, 2013 – NSR's newly released Land Mobile & Handheld Satellite Markets report finds steady growth in the aggregate market, sustained by three traditional segments, namely Comms-on-the-Pause (COTP), Traditional Handhelds and SCADA/M2M. New offerings such as the Consumer Handhelds, the SatSleeve and Push-to-Talk (PTT) likewise contribute to revenue generation over the long term, albeit in a secondary role.
London, UK, December 3, 2013 – Ovum’s research into the US$160 Billion telecom network infrastructure market indicates five key trends to watch in 2014 as communications service providers (CSPs) seek a better balance between cost and revenue: small cell adoption; data and customer experience management; the move to software-centric networks; increased optical network capacity in the metro; and changes in the infrastructure value chain. Vendors that stay in front of these trends should beat average market growth projections.
London, UK, December 2, 2013--Telcos and cable operators are investing heavily in their networks to upgrade their subscribers to bundles (triple-play or double-play). These operators will reap the rewards of this investment as total subscription revenues (pay TV (including on-demand), broadband and fixed-line telephony) will increase by 65% from $124 billion in 2012 to $205 billion in 2018, according to the Triple-Play Forecasts report from Digital TV Research.
Geneva, Switzerland, November 22, 2013 – On the occasion of UN World Television Day, ITU research shows that the world has witnessed a massive shift from analogue to digital television, with over 55 per cent of households with a TV now receiving a digital signal compared with just 30 per cent in 2008, according to new data from our flagship annual report Measuring the Information Society 2013.
Scottsdale, Ariz., November 21, 2013--MRG expects revenues for total transcoders to reach just over US$ 490 million by 2017 as the live portion of the total continues to account for higher revenues. Many live transcoders are bought by pay-TV providers who are offering multiscreen services out of fear of OTT providers undermining their business. They are spending money without generating additional revenue or improving margins.
November 15, 2013, New York City—At an awards ceremony held on the first day of the SATCON Conference and Exhibition in New York City, the Second Annual Vision Awards announced winners in three categories: David Hershberg, Founder and CEO of Globecomm Systems won the Visionary Executive of the Year; Advantech Wireless’ SapphireBluTM series High Power Amplifiers won the Innovative Product of the Year and satellite operator Arabsat won the Most Promising Company of the Year.
Stockholm, Sweden, November 11, 2013--The latest Ericsson Mobility Report reveals that mobile subscriptions are expected to reach 9.3 billion by 2019, and more than 60 percent of these - 5.6 billion - will be for smartphones. To support the smartphone user experience, WCDMA/HSPA networks are predicted to cover 90 percent of the world's population by 2019. Moreover, almost two-thirds (65 percent) of the world's population will be covered by 4G/LTE networks.
Scottsdale, Ariz., November 6, 2013--Asia-Pacific, notably, China, is expected to lead 4K (or Ultra HD) TV unit shipments. However, the North American market is anticipated to be the first region to eclipse 5% (in 2017) and 10% (by end of 2018) of TV households. Despite limited 4K content, declining 4K TV prices will facilitate the expansion of the installed base through normal upgrade cycles.
Wilmington, DE, November 5, 2013--NSR's new report SCADA/M2M via Satellite, 4th Edition finds a steady market for narrowband systems despite the industry’s seeming shift into higher bandwidth solutions, specifically High Throughput Satellites (HTS). In 2012, revenues stood at $1.1 billion with narrowband systems accounting for 87% of the global total. By 2022, the market is expected to reach $2.0 billion with narrowband systems improving slightly, accounting for 88% of the revenue base.
Scottsdale, Ariz., November 5, 2013--MRG expects the OTT SVOD market to record significant growth worldwide in the coming years, reaching nearly US$8 billion on more than 120 million subscribers globally by 2017.