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In-Flight Entertainment & Wi-Fi Connectivity
OverviewJuniper’s industry-leading research into key vertical markets assess the impact of technology, identifying the latest trends and service models that are rapidly disrupting the global market.

Our new In-Flight Entertainment & Connectivity research is an essential guide for stakeholders across the airline industry, as it provides an assessment of the current market and the need for developing successful business models. This research suite investigates how, despite promising growth in North America, the industry still faces a number of key challenges.
This research includes:
  • Market Appraisal (PDF)
  • 5 Year Market Sizing & Forecast spreadsheet (Excel).

Key Features

  • Key regional analysis of the IFEC (In-Flight Entertainment & Connectivity) market and future prospects.
  • Segment data splits for:
    • Connected Regional Jets
    • Connected Single Aisle Aircraft
    • Connected Small Widebody Aircraft
    • Connected Medium Widebody Aircraft
    • Connected Large Widebody Aircraft
  • Assessment of key IFEC players and their service offerings and strategies.
  • In-depth study of the overarching trends, hurdles and drivers impacting the development of this sector.
  • Business model analysis, with insights into emerging In-Flight Entertainment models such as BYOD (Bring Your Own Device).
  • Benchmark industry forecasts for size and growth of the IFEC market. 

Key Questions

  1. Where are the main deployments occurring and who are the players driving this market?
  2. What emerging business models will drive this sector in the future?
  3. What is the current IFEC market worth, and how will it develop over the next five years?
  4. What are the key opportunities available to stakeholders within this space?
  5. What are the key challenges faced by the industry?

Companies Referenced

Aer Lingus, Aeroflot, Aeromexico, AeroMobile, Air Canada, Air Caraibes, Air China, Air Europa, Air France, Alaska Airlines, All Nippon Airways, American Airlines, Apple, AT&T, Avianca Holdings, BAe Systems, Bangkok Airways, Beechcraft, Bluebox Avionics, Boeing, Bombardier, British Airways, Cessna, China Eastern Airlines, China Mobile, China Southern Airlines, China Telecom, Dassault, Delta Airlines, Deutsche Telekom, DirecTV, Dragon Air, Duncan Aviation, EgyptAir, El Al, Embraer, Emirates, Etihad, European Aviation Network, Eutelsat, Facebook, Flexjet, Flight Options, GEE (Global Eagle Entertainment), Gogo, GOL, Gulfstream, Harris, Hawaiian Airlines, Honeywell Aerospace, Hong Kong Airlines, Iberia, Icelandair, ICG, Inmarsat, Intelsat, Iridium, JAL (Japan AirLines), Jet Blue, KLM, Learjet, Lufthansa, Mango Airlines, NetJets, Nok Air, Norwegian Air, Orange, Panasonic, Peach, Philippine Airlines, Qatar Airways, Qualcomm, Rockwell Collins/ARINC, Row44, Royal Air Maroc, Ryanair, SAS, Satcom Direct, Saudia, SES, Singapore Airlines, SITA, Skymark Airlines, SmartSky, Southwest Airlines, SwiftBroadband, TAP Portugal, Telesat, Textron Aviation, Thai Airways, Thaicom, Thales Group, T-Mobile, Turkish Airlines, Twitter, United Airlines, US Airways, ViaSat, Vietnam Airlines, Virgin, WestJet, Wi-Fly, Xiamen Airlines, Zodiac Inflight Innovations.

Data & Interactive Forecast

The forecast suite includes:
  • Regional splits for 8 key regions, as well as 3 country level data splits for:
    • Canada
    • UK
    • US
  • Data splits by Aircraft Type:
    • Connected Regional Jets
    • Connected Single Aisle Aircraft
    • Connected Small Widebody Aircraft
    • Connected Medium Widebody Aircraft
    • Connected Large Widebody Aircraft
Juniper Research’s highly granular interactive Excels (IFXLs) enable clients to manipulate Juniper’s forecast data and charts to test their own assumptions by using the Interactive Scenario Tool, and compare select markets and sectors side by side in customised charts and tables.

IFXLs greatly increase clients’ ability to both understand a particular market and to integrate their own views into the model.

The In-Flight Entertainment & Wi-Fi Connectivity IFXL includes:
  • Access to the full set of forecast data of 25 tables and more than 2,000 data points.
  • Interactive Scenario Tool allowing users to manipulate Juniper’s data for 6 different metrics.

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In-Flight Entertainment & Wi-Fi Connectivity: Market Prospects 2015-2020

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Juniper’s new research on In-Flight Entertainment & Connectivity investigates the growth of this exciting sector, previously hindered by high cost of satellite connectivity. It analyses the different in-flight connectivity options and how consumer consumption habits will continue to evolve in the digital age.
The research suite includes:
  1. Evaluates industry-wide sector dynamics, including trends, drivers, constraints and service offerings by leading airlines.
  2. Strategic analysis of business models and solutions for monetisation and content delivery.
  3. Regional and sector prospects analysis together with 5 year forecasts for the IFEC market. The study includes forecast breakdowns for:
    1. Connected Aircrafts, Split by Region, Country and Aircraft Type.
    2. Wi-Fi Connected Aircrafts, Split by Region.
    3. ARPA (Average Revenue per Aircraft) and Annual Revenues, Split by Region and Country.
  4. Interactive Forecast Excel – highly granular dataset comprising of more than 2,000 datapoints, allied to regional and sector analysis tools (Interactive XL).
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Research Details

Windsor Holden
Key Vertical Markets
8 Key Regions - includes North America, Latin America, West Europe, Central & East Europe, Far East & China, Indian Subcontinent, Rest of Asia Pacific and Africa & Middle East
Canada, UK, USA


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