Wilmington, DE, September 3, 2013 – NSR’s Global Assessment of Satellite Supply & Demand, 10th Edition report, released today, projects commercial satellite operator revenues from transponder and bandwidth leasing will top US$18.8 billion in the coming ten years, up from US$11.2 billion in 2012. This strong growth comes from a mix of C, Ku and widebeam Ka-band transponder leasing gains in such diverse markets as DTH, video distribution and VSAT networking, generating some US$4.5 billion in new revenues by 2022. A rapid emergence in HTS and MEO-HTS provisioned services like broadband access, backhaul and mobility should also add another US$3.1 billion in wholesale capacity revenues.
Santa Clara, California, September 3, 2013 — According to the latest findings published in the NPD DisplaySearch Quarterly Global TV Shipment and Forecast Report, Q2‘13 overall worldwide TV shipments were down 3% Y/Y, though LCD TV shipments managed to grow 4% Y/Y. The overall trend in total shipments, while still negative, is showing some improvement from last year, with LCD TV shipments posting slight growth over the past two quarters. China continues to be a catalyst for global LCD TV shipment growth, though Q2’13 growth was likely the result of industry incentives.
El Segundo, Calif., September 1, 2013, – Subscriptions to pay-TV in Canada fell by 10,810 in the second quarter of the year, with gains in the Internet Protocol television (IPTV) segment failing to offset losses in both cable and satellite, according to a new TV Intelligence report from information and analytics provider IHS.
Santa Clara, Calif., August 29, 2013—According to the NPD DisplaySearch Quarterly Smart TV Usage Study, consumers in emerging markets are twice as likely as those in mature markets to purchase an internet-enabled smart TV in the coming 12 months. When asked about their planned TV purchases, 71% of consumers in Brazil, China, and other emerging markets reported they were likely to purchase a smart TV in the next 12 months, compared to just 37% of TV consumers in France, the UK, and other mature markets.
Londong, UK, August 28, 2013--Global TV advertising expenditure will reach US$ 219 billion in 2018 for the 55 countries covered in the TV Advertising Forecasts report from Digital TV Research, up by 32% - or US$ 53 billion - from 2012. TV advertising spend grew by 4.4% in 2012 to US$ 167 billion, but only 2.8% growth is forecast for 2013 as the recession bites again in several European territories.
Paris, France, August 27, 2013 – Euroconsult announced the latest findings of the Mobile Satellite Service industry in the 4th edition of their research report, "Mobile Satellite Communications Markets Survey: Prospects to 2022." According to the report, the active MSS terminal base grew at a CAGR of 10% over the past five years with over 2.9 million active MSS terminals deployed on a global basis in 2012. Revenues generated by the six active MSS operators stood at around $1.5 billion in 2012. The industry remains very concentrated with the leading three operators, Inmarsat, Iridium and Thuraya still accounting for close to 90% and Inmarsat alone having a market share of 55%.
Socttsdale, Ariz., August 27, 2013--The smart set-top box and dongle market is expected to pass 18 million units in 2013--higher than originally forecasted due to the arrival of Google’s Chromecast device. Overall the market is expected to grow with a 10.8% CAGR (2013 to 2018) with less saturated and developing (from connected and OTT perspective) markets like Asia-Pacific and Latin America helping drive this growth.
London, UK, August 22, 2013--Wales and the South West expected to have the lowest superfast coverage at the end 2015, according a new report from Point Topic.Every six months, Point Topic updates its database of broadband availability in every postcode in the UK. They report on key broadband coverage metrics for the UK's fixed broadband market, including how likely it is that premises will be able to access superfast services.
London, UK, August 21, 2013--Covering 97 countries, the number of pay satellite TV (DBS or DTH) homes will reach 251 million by 2018, up from 178 million at end-2012 and 103 million at end-2008, according to a new report from Digital TV Research.
Durham, NH, August 20, 2013--Leichtman Research Group, Inc. (LRG) found that the thirteen largest multi-channel video providers in the US -- representing about 94% of the market -- lost about 345,000 net additional video subscribers in 2Q 2013. In 2Q 2012 and in 2Q 2011, the multi-channel video industry lost about 325,000 subscribers.