Satellite data revenues ‘to surpass video’ by 2022

Wholesale revenue for data applications will surpass video revenues for satellite operators globally by 2022, according to data from Euroconsult. While market erosion since 2014 was mostly due to oversupply in some regions and the impact of high throughput satellites, the market will soon be overtaken in importance by data, according to the research outfit. Euroconsult beleives […]

Satellite-delivered Ultra HD TV channels to number 820 by 2015

There will be more than 820 channels of Ultra HD content delivered via satellite by 2025, according to new research by Northern Sky Research (NSR). The report predicts that DTH satellite will lead the way with some 560 4K and 8K Ultra HD channels expected to be broadcast in this way. The remaining 260 or […]

Satellite supply will outstrip demand, but market set to grow

The market for geostationary satellite capacity will grow by 76% from US$11.8 billion (€8.7 billion) to US$21.1 billion over the next decade, despite supply outstripping demand, according to the latest report by Northern Sky Research (NSR). According to NSR, supply of GEO capacity will increase by 3,000 new transponders, with growth of over 2Tbps in […]

Ultra HD channels set to boom, says report

There will be close to 300 ultra HD DTH satellite channels on air around the world by 2023, according to a report by NSR.  According to the latest edition of the Global Direct-to-Home Markets report, the introduction of the first ultra HD channels to DTH homes in late 2015 will be followed by exceptional growth […]