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.
London, UK, May 15, 2013--Rapid conversion means that the number of digital homes in Eastern Europe will nearly double between 2012 and 2018, bringing the total to 121 million, according to a new report from Digital TV Research. In fact, the Digital TV Eastern Europe report estimates that 13 million digital TV homes will be added in 2013 alone.
Amman, Jordan, May 9, 2013--A new Arab Advisors Group’s survey of cellular users in Morocco reveals insightful details on the Smartphones adoption and usage patterns. Morocco Cellular and Smartphone Survey follows the six Smartphone survey reports concluded in Egypt, Lebanon, Kuwait, Jordan, the UAE and Saudi Arabia.
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%).
Commercial sector expected to realize significant portion of future IMINT demand
Paris, France April 25, 2013 – According to Euroconsult's newly released research report "Earth Observation: Defense and Security," demand for data to support imagery intelligence (IMINT) continues to grow globally to support defense activities and military operations. However, as a result of the relatively high cost to maintain and launch EO defense satellites and the investment required to fund R&D, only 11 countries have developed EO defense capacity dedicated to supporting IMINT.
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.
Amsterdam, The Netherlands, April 19, 2013-Parks Associates research finds over 70% of pay-TV subscribers in Western Europe are able to receive a TV Everywhere/multiscreen service. In Eastern Europe, multiscreen availability topped 25% of pay-TV households in early 2013. However, ARPU remains low, pushing many operators to test new business models such as pricing.
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.