Boston, MA, December 16, 2013 - Predicting a future of increasingly connected living rooms with improving streaming capabilities, the global number of Connected TV Devices is set to grow from an average of just 0.5 per household in 2013 to 1.0 per household by 2017, according to a new report from Strategy Analytics.
Wilmington, DE, December 11, 2013 – NSR's Contribution and Occasional Use TV Markets report quantifies the market opportunity for satellite-based contribution and OU TV services. In this new report, NSR focuses on the dynamics surrounding full time video contribution and Occasional Use (or Satellite Newsgathering) applications. From the migration to digital transmissions, to the impact of terrestrial on both contribution and OU/SNG, the market will demand over 700 transponders of FSS capacity and 1.4 Gbps of GEO-HTS capacity by 2022. Combined with over 3,400 full-time contribution feeds by 2022, and over 9.3 Million OU hours from 2012 – 2022, the market remains strong.
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.
Hong Kong, December 5, 2013 – Media agencies in Singapore and Hong Kong regularly consider international pay-TV channels in the media mix for regional/multi-market campaigns according to a survey conducted for CASBAA by GfK Retail and Technology.
London, UK, December 3, 2013 – Ovum’s research into the US$160 Billion telecom network infrastructure market indicates five key trends to watch in 2014 as communications service providers (CSPs) seek a better balance between cost and revenue: small cell adoption; data and customer experience management; the move to software-centric networks; increased optical network capacity in the metro; and changes in the infrastructure value chain. Vendors that stay in front of these trends should beat average market growth projections.
Geneva, Switzerland, November 22, 2013 – On the occasion of UN World Television Day, ITU research shows that the world has witnessed a massive shift from analogue to digital television, with over 55 per cent of households with a TV now receiving a digital signal compared with just 30 per cent in 2008, according to new data from our flagship annual report Measuring the Information Society 2013.
Scottsdale, Ariz., November 21, 2013--MRG expects revenues for total transcoders to reach just over US$ 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.
London, UK - November 15, 2013 - New research from Informa Telecoms & Media shows that global TV advertising revenues will climb by 5.2% in 2014 to reach US$171 billion. This follows a 1.9% increase expected for 2013. The rise in 2014 will be driven by improving consumer and corporate confidence along with the summer's World Cup finals in Brazil.
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 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.