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In-Flight Entertainment & Wi-Fi Connectivity
OverviewJuniper’s In-Flight Entertainment & Wi-Fi Connectivity research provides a comprehensive study of the market today, proving to be an essential resource for key stakeholders across the airline industry.
The research suite provides a detailed analysis of how advancing technologies, including satellite connectivity and improved air-to-ground networks, are catalysing the market towards rapid adoption. The research also analyses trends and emerging business models in the sector, with particular emphasis on BYOD (bring your own device). Based on these elements, the research suite identifies recommendations for key stakeholders in the industry, guiding on the ideal future direction of travel.
The research includes:
  • Market Trends & Opportunities (PDF)
  • 5 Year Market Sizing & Forecast Spreadsheet (Excel)  

Key Features

  • Analysis of IFEC (In-Flight Entertainment & Connectivity) Technologies: Investigates key current and emerging technologies for IFEC, how they are influencing the market and how they will continue to develop in the future, driving the market forward.
  • Key Player Analysis: Analysis of the key players driving the IFEC industry forward, their product offerings and future strategies, encompassing the following:
    • Juniper Disruptors & Challengers Quadrant
    • Analysis of key players’ footing for future growth
  • Sector Assessment: Understand the key sectors of this market, and how it is being driven forwards, encompassing the below:
    • Business models present in the segment, including BYOD (bring your own device)
    • Analysis of the impact of increasing security restrictions
    • Key trends and drivers influencing the sector
    • Strategic recommendations for stakeholders in this space
  • Benchmark Industry Forecasts for size and growth of the IFEC market, broken down by:
    • Connected Regional Jets
    • Connected Single Aisle Aircraft
    • Connected Small Widebody Aircraft
    • Connected Medium Widebody Aircraft
    • Connected Large Widebody Aircraft

Key Questions

  1. Who are the key vendors disrupting 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 will be the impact of security restrictions on the BYOD trend and will this impede future growth?

Companies Referenced

Profiled in Disruptors & Challengers Quadrant: BAE Systems, Bluebox Aviation, Dysonics, GEE (Global Eagle Entertainment), Gogo, Honeywell Aerospace, Inmarsat, Lufthansa Systems, Panasonic Avionics, Rockwell Collins, SITA OnAir, Thales Group, ZII (Zodiac Inflight Innovations).
Case Studied: AeroMobile, Gogo, SITA OnAir, Thales Group.
Mentioned: Aer Lingus, Aeroflot, Aeromexico, Air Berlin, Air China, Air France, Airbus, Aircare International, Alaska Airlines, All Nippon Airways, Amazon, American Airlines, APEX, AT&T, Austrian Airlines, Bell Canada, Boeing, Bombardier, British Airways, China Eastern, Delta, Deutsche Telekom, Egyptair, Embraer, Emirates, Eurowings, Facebook, FCC (Federal Communications Commission), Hawaiian Airlines, HBO, HNA Group, Hong Kong Airlines, IAG (International Airlines Group), IATA (International Air Transport Association), Iberia, ICAO (International Civil Aviation Organization), Inmarsat, JAL (Japan AirLines), Jet Airways, JetBlue Airways, KLM, Kuwait Airways, Lufthansa Group, Malaysian Airlines, Malindo Air, Mango Airlines, MedAire, Netflix, Nok Air, Norwegian, Qantas, Qatar Airways, Royal Air Maroc, Royal Jordanian Airlines, Ryanair, Safran, Samsung, SAS, Saudia, Showtime, Singapore Airlines, SITA (Société Internationale de Télécommunications Aéronautiques), Skype, SmartSky Networks, Southwest, Swiss International Air Lines, Turkish Airlines, United Airlines, UPS Airlines, ViaSat, Vietnam Airlines, Vistara, Vodafone, Vueling, WestJet, WhatsApp.

Data & Interactive Forecast

Juniper’s In-Flight Entertainment and Wi-Fi Connectivity forecast suite includes:
  • Country level data splits for:
    • Canada
    • UK
    • US
    • Plus 8 key global regions
  • Data splits by Aircraft Type:
    • Connected Regional Jets
    • Connected Single Aisle Aircraft
    • Connected Small Widebody Aircraft
    • Connected Medium Widebody Aircraft
    • Connected Large Widebody Aircraft
  • Interactive Scenario tool allowing user the ability to manipulate Juniper’s data for 8 different metrics.
  • Access to the full set of forecast data of 28 tables and over 2,000 data points.
Juniper Research’s highly granular interactive excels enable clients to manipulate Juniper’s forecast data and charts to test their own assumptions and compare markets 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.  

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In-Flight Entertainment & Wi-Fi Connectivity: Technologies, Business Models and Key Players 2017-2022

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Juniper’s new research on In-Flight Entertainment & Wi-Fi Connectivity investigates the growth of this exciting sector, which is being boosted by increasing speed and capacity of satellite connectivity. It analyses the different in-flight connectivity options and how these and passenger habits will influence future market direction and growth.
 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 Aircraft, Split by Region, Country and Aircraft Type.
    2. Wi-Fi Connected Aircraft, 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 data points, allied to regional and sector analysis tools (Interactive XL).
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Research Details

Nick Maynard
Telco Service Providers
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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