TMT predictions 2014
Explore what's ahead in technology, media & telecommunications
Welcome to the 2014 edition of Deloitte’s predictions for the technology, media, and telecommunications (TMT) sectors.
What makes Predictions unique is the methodology and depth of perspective gained from hundreds of conversations with industry leaders, and tens of thousands of consumer interviews across the globe.
TMT predictions' objective is to identify critical inflection points we believe should inform industry strategic thinking, and to explain how we think these will manifest over the next 12-18 months for companies in Technology, Media, Telecommunications (TMT), and other industries.
Download the Predictions highlights infographic (PDF) or explore these sub-sections:
- Wearables: The eyes have it
- Doubling up on pay-TV
- Short messaging services versus instant messaging: value versus volume
Download the Deloitte TMT Predictions 2014 iOS application (app) by Deloitte Digital Africa, containing an interactive version of the report.
Explore the future in technology: sales of smartphones, tablets, PCs, TV sets and videogame consoles set to exceed $750 billion; What can we expect in wearable computers and other new device form factors? The emergence of Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs), and how will faster broadband boost online healthcare: eVisits?
Learn more about the individual technology predictions below:
Explore the future in media: pay-television—cord cutting or increased subscriptions? Increased accuracy in measuring television viewing including viewership on devices; The continuing growth in value of premium sports broadcast rights; a growth story in recorded music performance rights set to exceed one billion dollars, and how use of satellite links impact the growth of ‘cordless’ video-on-demand (VOD) in countries with low bandwidth?
Learn more about the individual media predictions below:
Explore the future in telecoms: short messaging services vs. instant messaging? Phablets a $125billion market led out of Asia; smartphone penetration set to rise in the over 55 group, and the costs of ‘ruggedized’ data devices is set to decline.
Learn more about the individual telecommunications predictions below.