Press Releases

  • SVoD to generate 6% of pay TV revenue in China by 2016 11 March 2015 Subscription video on demand (SVod) will rise to 28.3 million users in China in 2016, as OTT players secure exclusive rights to paid sports content such as English Premier League, finds new report from Pyramid Research. The report shows that the uptake of subscription video on demand (SVoD) services in China will rise to 28.3 million users and generate over US$1.2 billion in 2016, accounting for 6…
  • Latin American enterprise cloud services to grow ten times faster than telecom services 26 February 2015 Pyramid Research expects enterprise cloud service revenue in Latin America to expand from US$6.5 billion in 2014 to US$21.5 billion in 2019 – growing ten times faster than telecommunication services. According to the new report by Pyramid Research, the enterprise cloud services market, including SaaS, IaaS and UCaaS, represented 5% of the total revenue of the telecommunications market in Latin Ame…
  • Nigeria to reach 182 million mobile subscribers in 2019 12 February 2015 Pyramid Research forecasts a positive outlook for the telecommunications market in Nigeria, the largest economy in Africa, with the mobile subscriber base growing to 182 million in the coming five years. According to a report by Pyramid Research, the Nigerian telecommunications market is expected to generate US$10.9 billion in 2019, up from a total of US$9.2 billion in 2013. Although growth in the…
  • OTT video picks up in emerging markets to become a truly global trend 27 January 2015 A new Pyramid Research report expects paid OTT revenue in emerging markets to expand from US$1.9 billion in 2014 to US$6.0 billion in 2019. According to the report, subscription video on demand (SVoD) services such as Netflix were available to 1.3% of emerging market households in 2014, with a user base of 19.4 million. This number is expected to grow to 6.4% by the end of 2019, increasing the use…
  • Governments drive fibre optic deployment in APAC 15 December 2014 The Asia Pacific region has been a hot bed of activity for fibre optic networks over the past few years, driven by government involvement in the deployment of fibre optic networks. The introduction of long term evolution (LTE) networks has, however, slowed down the momentum for fibre adoption and investment in the region. According to a new report from Pyramid Research, Asia Pacific is by far the …
  • Pyramid Research explores successful and emerging mobile data pricing strategies 03 December 2014 A new report by Pyramid Research identifies key pricing schemes operators are pursuing to encourage mobile data adoption and use worldwide. According to Pyramid, the transformation of the mobile operator business model is evident in data pricing schemes that are innovative and disruptive in an ever-competitive market landscape. Ozgur Aytar, Research Director at Pyramid, says: “With revenue per voi…
  • The Apple Watch: Pyramid Research finds Apple’s first move into wearables promising 15 September 2014 According to new data from Pyramid Research, the population penetration of smartwatches is projected to reach 14% in 2019, amounting to sales of around 200 million per year on average over the next five years. Apple’s brand, channels to market, strong following and large installed base of smartphones should position the company well in this sizeable, new product category, according to Jan ten Syth…
  • Telematics and fleet management forge ahead in Brazilian M2M market 04 September 2014 Telematics and fleet management will be the most dynamic sector in the M2M market in Brazil, rising in value from US$934 million in 2014 to $1.8 billion in 2019, at a 14.5% CAGR. Regulations are the key growth trigger for the telematics and fleet managements sector in Brazil, which will account for 49% of total M2M revenue five years from now. This is largely due to a new legislation which was int…
  • Europe to overtake US as largest market for SIM technology in cars 16 June 2014 The European Commission will require all new cars to be equipped with embedded emergency applications. Starting in 2015, all manufacturers will have to implement the EU-wide regulations and install emergency service hardware and software in new cars at the time of their manufacture. In the event of a crash, a call goes out to a call centre, typically triggered by the opening of an airbag. This cal…
  • Pyramid Research assesses the future of the personal cloud 30 April 2014 The personal cloud market is thriving as more people abandon the external hard drive in favour of backing up and accessing data online. At the end of 2013, there were almost 1.25 billion personal cloud accounts, and Pyramid Research expects the number to grow to 3.9 billion by 2018. Apple’s launch of iCloud in late 2011 marked a tipping point for the adoption of personal cloud services; by the en…