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.
New York City, January 22, 2013--“TV Everywhere” services may be the ultimate in viewer control over where and when TV viewing happens, allowing access to programming from any Internet-enabled device. New research by GfK among pay TV households shows that their awareness and use of free TV Everywhere (TVE) capabilities from television networks is higher than for similar capabilities that are built into most pay-TV subscription packages.
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.
Dublin, Ireland, January 17, 2013--After a period of uncertainty, the Indonesian telecom sector has settled into a healthy development phase. This country of around 240 million people presents a huge potential market; however, it faces some particularly big challenges that need to be confronted if it is to successfully continue the building of the telecommunications infrastructure required to support a large population spread over what is a uniquely complex geography, according to a new Research and Markets report entitled: "Indonesia Telecoms, Mobile, Broadband Forecasts."
Boston, Mass., January 16, 2013--Emerging markets will continue to be the driver of growth in the converged global communications, media and technology industries, which will reach the 7 billion mobile subscription mark in December 2013. Furthermore, growth in emerging market service revenue will outpace growth in developed market service revenue by 5:1, according to a new report just released by Pyramid Research.
Reston, VA, January 15, 2013 – comScore, Inc. (NASDAQ: SCOR), a leader in measuring the digital world, today released data from the comScore Video Metrix service showing that 182 million U.S. Internet users watched 38.7 billion online content videos in December, while video ad views totaled 11.3 billion. The number of online video viewers represent 84.9% of all internet users in the U.S.
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.”