SANTA CLARA, Calif., January 30, 2013—More than half a million 4K×2K TVs are forecast to ship worldwide this year, growing to more than 7 million by 2016,according to the latest Quarterly TV Design and Features Report from NPD DisplaySearch. The 4K×2K trend was first seen at IFA 2012 and continued at the 2013 International CES, as TV manufacturers search for the next technology transition to attract consumers to upgrade their current TVs.
Tewkesbury, UK, January 29, 2013--The International Association of Broadcasting Manufacturers (IABM) today released the results of the organization's Industry Trends Survey, which reflects senior industry executives' opinions on their own companies' past performance and their outlook for the first half of the new year. This 2012-13 survey of executives from IABM member companies represents the 16th consecutive Industry Trends Survey. Key findings indicate cautious optimism, with growth still slowed by factors ranging from political and economic uncertainties to limited manufacturing and development capacity.
Dallas, Tex. January 28, 2013-The demand for military satellites is anticipated to be driven by the need for enhanced communication capabilities and Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (ISR) requirements for armed forces across the world. The market is expected to be dominated by North America, followed by Europe and Asia Pacific according to the “The Global Military Satellite Market 2012-2022” offered by ReportsnReports.com.
Boston, Mass., January 25, 2013--According to the latest research from Strategy Analytics, global mobile phone shipments grew a modest 2 percent annually to reach 1.6 billion units in 2012. Samsung was the star performer, accounting for 1 in 4 of all mobile phones shipped worldwide last year.
Sint Niklaas, Belgium, 23 January 2013--Satellite specialist Newtec has carried out an extensive industry survey to gauge the temperature of the sector as DVB makes plans to roll-out extensions to the existing DVB-S2 standard at the end of the summer. The combination of technologies incorporated in the new standard can result in a gain of up to 64% compared to DVB-S2.
Cambridge, Mass., January 22, 2013--NSR's newly released UltraHD via Satellite finds, over the long term, UltraHD channels representing a respectable but niche opportunity for satellite companies. This nascent market is expected to start at a low base in 2015 with just 15 channels being demanded by the global cable TV, IPTV and DTH industries combined. The global satellite UltraHD market is expected to reach $412 million in 2025 from an $8.2 million revenue base in 2015.
London, UK, Jan. 15, 2013-- Global Navigation Satellite System (GNSS), which started purely as a military application, has now widened to include all possible users - government agencies, industries, and even individuals. Frost & Sullivan analysis forecasts increasing prominence of Position, Navigation and Timing (PNT) data derived from Global Navigation Satellite System (GNSS) and associated Value Added Services (VAS) in the next 10 to 20 years.
Dublin, Ireland, January 14, 2013--While being the world's most rapidly growing market for mobile telephony, Africa is also home to some of the fastest growing fixed-line markets in the world. Roughly half of the continents 54 countries had positive growth in the fixed-line sector in 2011 and at least seven of them saw double digit growth rates, while in some of the other markets fixed lines are rapidly being replaced by mobile phones, according to a new Research and Markets Report entitled “Africa - Fixed-line, Internet and Broadband Statistics.”
London, UK, January 7, 2013--About 35.3% of TV homes (14.0 million) in Sub-Saharan Africa took digital signals by end-2012, according to a new report from Digital TV Research. The Digital TV Sub-Saharan Africa report forecasts that digital TV penetration will rocket to 95.5% by 2018 – with household numbers quadrupling to 49.0 million.
London, UK, January 4, 2012--TV has long been the poster-child for the advertising industry, but its ability to deliver mass audiences is increasingly coming under scrutiny. In recognition of this changing environment, Informa Telecoms & Media has taken a converged approach to its advertising research.