Hampshire, UK , July 13, 2011-- A new report from Juniper Research has found that annual revenues derived from mobile cloud based enterprise services are expected to reach $39 billion by 2016 as mobile network operators increasingly offer corporate clients an array of unified communications suites.
London, July 12, 2011-Digital TV Research forecasts that the number of pay DTH homes will be 195 million across 73 countries by end-2016, up from 139 million at end-2010. The Satellite TV Forecasts report estimates that penetration was 10.3% of TV households at end-2010, and will reach 13.1% by 2016. India will lead the sector with 45 million pay DTH homes in 2016, followed by the US with 36 million. However, penetration will be highest in South Africa (47%) and Ireland (41%).
Scottsdale, Ariz, July 11, 2011--Worldwide set top box revenue, as a whole, will decline slightly in 2011 over 2010, with Latin America and Middle East/Africa the only regions showing any increase in shipments. However, despite the general maturation of the market, IP set top box shipments are forecast to increase by over 1 million units in 2011 according to In-Stat.
Dublin, Ireland, July 7, 2011--Operators are poised to invest in higher speed and capacity networks to maintain their competitive position in the Netherlands, as new players and additional network licensees are expected to stimulate this mature market, according to a new report: "Netherlands: New Mobile Players and Spectrum Auctions Enliven a Mature Market" offers a precise profile of the country's telecommunications, media and technology sectors based on proprietary data from Pyramid's research in the market.
New NSR Report Forecasts MSS Market Will Grow to $10.2 Billion by 2020
Cambridge, Mass., July 1, 2011--NSR's newly released Mobile Satellite Services, 7th Edition, finds the MSS market coming out of the recession faster than expected and will see increase competition, further consolidation, and a blurring between MSS and FSS products and services that will accelerate the transition to broadband mobility and converged connectivity satellite products.
Egypt & Saudi Arabia, followed by the UAE, host the highest number of FTA channels broadcasting in the Arab World
Amman, Jordan, June 22, 2011--The number of FTA satellite TV channels in the Arab World increased by 10.5% between April 2010 and April 2011 to reach 538 channels broadcast on Arabsat, Nilesat andNoorsat (fully operational channels reached 501). Arab Advisors Group research revealed that the highest number of channel types were the private-sector general channels followed by government-sector general channels, according to a new report by Arab Advisors Group.
Paris, June 16, 2011--Euroconsult said in a new report on mobile satellite services (MSS) that continued demand in a wide range of applications and geographic markets over the coming decade will drive growth in the sector. In particular, strong demand from commercial markets will boost the industry and more than offset a potential slowdown from government users for current military operations, which accounted for much of the growth over the previous ten years.
London, June 15-2011--Voice over IP now has over 120 million subscribers worldwide, according to the latest analysis from Point Topic, and its growth looks set to accelerate as predictions indicate a $40 billion annual VoIP market by 2015. Point Topic’s data revealed a global growth in VoIP of 12.6% during 2010 and shows that there is plenty of headroom left for VoIP * around the world.
“The growth of VoIP has been bumpy but shows signs of acceleration,” said John Bosnell, Senior Analyst at Point Topic. “VoIP has all the hallmarks of a classic substitution commodity. This is where customers look at the service that is delivered by a new product and decide that it meets, or exceeds, the service they are currently receiving and when it is appropriately priced they will switch from one to the other.”
Strassbourg, France, June 8, 2011--The total number of channels on DTT networks in Europe is now almost 1,800 (compared to almost 1,500 in October 2010) according to the latest figures from the European Audiovisual Observatory. The total includes a very large number of local channels although local/regional channels are only on the DTT platforms in 12 EU countries. There are very significant numbers of local channels in Italy, Spain and Denmark.
London, June 7, 2011--Stark Moore Macmillan, a specialist maritime marketing agency, and VT iDirect, Inc. (iDirect),released the results from the largest and most comprehensive maritime VSAT survey ever undertaken. The survey revealed that up to 30% of current non-VSAT users planned to conduct trials of VSAT within the next 24 months. Among other key findings was an indication that establishing a clear business case for VSAT would encourage greater adoption among shipping operators.