DataCube Research offers market analysis, trends, future outlook, market size and forecast for In-Flight Entertainment and Wi-Fi Market in its report titled “In-Flight Entertainment and Wi-Fi Market: Global Industry Analysis, Size and Forecast, 2014-2026".
The in-flight entertainment and Wi-Fi market has been classified on the basis of offering, networking technology, airframe and region. By offering, the global in-flight entertainment and Wi-Fi market has been segmented into hardware and service. Hardware segment has been further sub-segmented into antenna, wireless LAN controller, wireless hotspot gateway, modem and other hardware. Among hardware, antenna sub-segment was the largest in terms of revenue contribution in the overall hardware segment in 2015. Also, this sub-segment is projected to account for more than 50% share of overall revenue contribution by hardware segment to the global in-flight entertainment and Wi-Fi market by the end of 2026.
In its research study, DataCube has further sub-segmented service segment into content (in-flight entertainment) service and connectivity service. Connectivity service sub-segment has been further categorized into implementation & integration service, network planning & designing service, repair & maintenance service and other service. Among these, repair & maintenance service sub-segment is projected to expand at a significant CAGR between 2016 and 2026.
By networking technology, the overall in-flight entertainment and Wi-Fi market has been segmented into air to ground networking technology and satellite networking. Satellite networking technology segment is expect to emerge as dominating segment by the end of 2026. Satellite networking segment further includes Ka-band, Ku-band and swift broad-band sub-segments.
Airframe wise the global in-flight entertainment and Wi-Fi market has been segmented into wide-body airframe, narrow-body, business jet and general aviation.
During the in-flight entertainment and Wi-Fi market study, DataCube identified several factors that are fueling market growth during the forecast period. Some of the driving factors that are projected to accelerate the market growth are proliferation of personal electronic devices, favorable government regulation and increasing demand for onboard connectivity services. In contrast, lack of efficient infrastructure and awareness especially, in emerging markets such as India, China and Brazil are some of the other major factors that are anticipated to impede growth of the global in-flight entertainment and Wi-Fi market during the forecast period.
The global in-flight entertainment and Wi-Fi market report offers detailed analysis and insights on the future growth potential of the in-flight entertainment and Wi-Fi market. Also, it covers current & future trends, various factors that can affect the overall market growth in positive as well as adversely during the forecast period.
By region, the in-flight entertainment and Wi-Fi market has been segmented into North America, Western Europe, Asia Pacific, Eastern Europe, Latin America and Middle East & Africa (MEA). In terms of spending of in-flight entertainment hardware and services, North America occupied more than half of the overall in-flight entertainment and Wi-Fi market share in 2015 but is projected to lose its significant revenue contribution share to other emerging markets by the end of 2026. Among regions, in-flight entertainment and Wi-Fi market in Asia Pacific is projected to expand at the highest CAGR during the forecast period.
Major players operating in the global in-flight entertainment market are Gogo Inc., Global Eagle Entertainment Inc., ViaSat Inc., Thales Group, SITA, Panasonic Corporation, Honeywell International Inc., ThinKom Solutions Inc., Kymeta Corporation and EchoStar Corporation. Key players operating into in-flight entertainment and Wi-Fi market are focused towards entering into strategic alliances with other major companies in order to capture untapped markets and enhance customer base. Apart from strategic alliances these players focus on acquiring key vendors to strengthen existing product portfolio.