London, UK, June 3, 2013--Point Topic has published its latest set of 5-year worldwide broadband subscriber number forecasts. It predicts there will be 940 million fixed broadband subscribers across the globe by the end of 2018.
Scottsdale, Ariz., May 24, 2013-Fueled by demand in emerging markets, worldwide pay-TV subscriber households grew by an impressive 8% in 2012. MRG research highlights that the market growth was significantly influenced by the type of pay-TV services available (cable TV, satellite TV, or IPTV) in each country or geographic region, and by the overall competitive environment for pay-TV services. Current trends that are shaping the pay-TV market include:
Singapore, May 24, 2013--InMobi, the largest independent mobile advertising network, today unveiled its first global report into multi-screen viewing behavior. The study surveyed 15,000 mobile web users across 14 markets and provides marketers with valuable insight into the ways in which consumers engage with content across multiple screens. The report uncovers that mobile now ranks first in media consumption among mobile web users, who now consume 108 minutes of the average seven hours of media consumed per day via their mobile device.
Hampshire, UK, May 16, 2013--A new report from Juniper Research has found that by 2017, 2 billion mobile and tablet users will watch TV and video on their devices. This is attributed to the growing popularity of short and easily shared video clips, and the increased global uptake of connected devices with faster processors and better displays.
New Delhi, India, May 10, 2013--According to the latest “Indian Telecom Services Performance Indicator Report,” the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) reported that as of end of 2012, India had 54.52 million subscribers registered with six private DTH operators.
Sherman Oaks, Calif., May 8, 2013 – Vubiquity, a global provider of multiplatform video services,announced the results of a tracking study measuring consumer behaviors and attitudes toward Video on Demand (VOD) and TV Everywhere (TVE). In the survey, conducted by Frank N. Magid Associates during the fourth quarter of 2012, satisfaction with On Demand grew 5% over 2010. The biggest areas of improved satisfaction were the quality of programs (+6%), availability of programs in HD (+8%) and the number of choices available (+6%).
Scottsdale, Ariz., April 24, 2013--At the end 2012, North America and Western Europe had effectively made the transition to digital terrestrial television (DTT) broadcasts. The next milestone year (2015) was established by the ITU and a number of countries in Eastern Europe and Middle-East Africa are hoping to satisfy this goal. With a later start to digital services a number of countries in these regions are starting with DVB-T2, avoiding the conundrum facing established DVB-T markets looking to migrate to the newer technology.
Scottsdale, Ariz., April 12, 2013--Companies like Netflix, Hulu, Apple, and Amazon helped drive the over-the-top (OTT) video market past $8 billion in 2012. The three largest markets—North America, Europe, and Asia-Pacific—experienced YoY growth in excess of 50% in 2012. The continued spread of connected CE and increasingly mobile devices, like tablets, are expected to push the market past $20 billion by 2015, according to ABI Research.
New Technologies and Solutions Will Drive Strong Growth and Increase Competition
Paris, April 4, 2013 – According to Euroconsult’s newly released strategic review,Prospects for In-Flight Entertainment and Connectivity, the global In-Flight Connectivity market is expected to grow over the next 10 years, with over 12,000 commercial and 16,000 business airplanes to provide in-flight connectivity to passengers by 2022. With a take-up rate of less than 5%, in-flight connectivity services generated less than $300 million in revenue from airline passengers last year. The market is expected to grow to $1.3 billion by 2022.
Santa Clara, Calif., April 1, 2013—As 3D TV continues to grow, competition between the main two 3D technologies is heating up. Film patterned retarder is finally catching up to the more established shutter glass approach. According to the NPD DisplaySearch demand for 3D patterned retarder (3D PR) film is forecast to grow 104% Y/Y in Q4’12 and reach 34 million units in 2013.