2014 TMT Predictions
Welcome to the 2014 edition of Deloitte’s predictions for the technology, media and telecommunications (TMT) sectors. 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. Our perspectives are built around hundreds of discussions with industry executives, analysts and commentators, along with tens of thousands of consumer interviews.
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.
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