TMT Predictions 2014

Predictions

TMT Predictions 2014

Explore what's ahead in Technology, Media, and Telecom

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.

TMT Predictions 2014
Technology - TMT Predictions 2014

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:

  • The $750 billion converged living room: a plateau approaches
  • Wearables: the eyes have it
  • One became many: the tablet market stratifies
  • Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs): not yet disruptive, but the future looks bright
  • eVisits: the 21st century housecall
Media - TMT Predictions 2014

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:

  • Doubling up on pay-TV
  • Television measurement: for better and worse
  • Broadcast sports rights: premium plus
  • Performance rights lift recorded music revenues
  • 'Cordless' video-on-demand leaps in Sub-Saharan Africa 
Telecommunications - TMT Predictions 2014

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:

  • Short messaging services versus instant messaging: value versus volume
  • Phablets are not a phad
  • The smartphone generation gap: over-55? There's no app for that
  • 'Ruggedized' data devices at $250: reinventing the business case for mobile field force
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