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.
Amman, Jordan, August 19, 2013--The number of FTA satellite channels in the Arab World reached 716 channels by May 2013. The 716 analyzed channels broadcast on Arabsat, Nilesat, Noorsat and Yahlive (fully operational channels reached 658). The majority of the analyzed FTA satellite channels broadcast in Standard Definition (SD), while 9.7% broadcast in High Definition (HD), according to a new report from Arab Advisors.
Dallas, Tex., August 16, 2013--The global Government Cloud Market is estimated to grow from US$ 2.87 billion in 2013 to US$ 18.48 billion in 2018. This represents a Compound Annual Growth rate (CAGR) of 45.1% from 2013 to 2018. In the current scenario, government organizations are seen as the major adaptor for these cloud computing technologies, according to a new MarketsandMarkets report.
Amman, Jordan, August 14, 2013--A new comprehensive survey from the Arab Advisors Group probed the media consumption habits in Iraq. The survey revealed that news, reality shows and Arabic series are the most popular types of TV programs watched in the country. The survey also revealed that the vast majority of respondents who watch TV prefer to watch it in Arabic.
London, UK, August 14, 2013--Based on forecasts for 97 countries, on-demand TV revenues from movies and TV programs (and excluding revenues from other sources such as sports and adult and also excluding SVOD packages and online TV & video (OTT)) will reach US$ 6.0 billion in 2018, up by 44% from $4.2 billion in 2012 according to new research from Digital TV Research.
Dallas, Tex., August 8, 2013-- According to a new report from The Diffusion Group (TDG Research), Net-Connected TV User Dimensions, adult broadband users with an Internet-connected TV are twice as likely as those with non-net-connected TVs to be “highly inclined” to cancel their current pay-TV service.
Durham, NH, August 8, 2013 -- New consumer research from Leichtman Research Group, Inc. (LRG) finds that 86% of households nationwide subscribe to some form of multi-channel video service. While major multi-channel video providers reported a cumulative increase of less than 1% of subscribers over the past three years, penetration has slightly declined over that time due to a larger increase in the number of rental housing units. Multi-channel video penetration essentially peaked at 88% in 2010 following the digital transition, having increased from 82% in 2005.