In-Flight Connectivity Market By Type (Hardware, Service), By Hardware (Antenna, LAN Controller, Access Point, Hotspot Gateway And Other Hardware), By Service (Entertainment, Connectivity) By Technology (Satellite, Air-To-Ground) - Growth, Share, Opportunities & Competitive Analysis, 2016 - 2023

In-flight connectivity has become a buzz word in aviation industry with increasing roll-outs of wireless communication and entertainment devices on aircraft. Also, growing shift of airline passengers towards high-bandwidth application, especially travelling on long-haul flights is encouraging airline operators to introduce value-added services to enhance overall passenger experience. Further, increasing demand of onboard content services and introduction of favorable government initiatives to use personal electronic devices on aircraft, during all phases, is boosting growth of the market. The global in-flight connectivity market is projected to experience healthy CAGR of over 14% throughout the forecast period, 2016-2023. In contrast, high cost associated with deployment of connectivity hardware and data privacy and security threats are likely to impede market growth, especially in developing regions such as Asia Pacific and Latin America to certain extent.

In-Flight Connectivity Market

Report Scope

This report analyzes the global in-flight connectivity market in terms of type, hardware, service, technology, and geography. The global in-flight connectivity market has been segmented based on type into hardware and service. The hardware segment is further sub-segmented into antenna, LAN controller, access point, hotspot gateway and other hardware. Based on services, the market is bifurcated into connectivity and entertainment service. The sub-segment connectivity service includes consulting, implementation & integration, network designing & planning, and repair & maintenance service. On the basis of technology, the global in-flight connectivity market is segmented into satellite technology and air-to-ground technology. Also, based on satellite technology, the market is sub-segmented into Ka-band technology, Ku-band technology, and swiftbroadband (SBB) technology. The global in-flight connectivity market covers major geographies such as North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, and Rest of World.

In-Flight Connectivity Market

Increasing inclination of airlines towards satellite-based networking technology and introduction of hybrid antenna have become emerging trends in the market. Also, surge in acquisition and mergers by major players to enter untapped market is intensifying competition in the market.

In-Flight Connectivity Market

1.1    Report Description

Purpose of the Report

The purpose of this strategic research study titled “Global In-Flight Connectivity Market - Growth, Share, Opportunities, and Competitive Analysis, 2016 – 2023” is to offer industry investors, company executives, and industry participants with in-depth insights to enable them make informed strategic decisions related to the opportunities in the global in-flight connectivity market.

Target Audience

  • Industry Investors
  • Connectivity Hardware Providers
  • Onboard Content Service Providers
  • Wi-Fi Connectivity Service Providers
  • End-users

USP and Key Offerings

The report titled “Global In-Flight Connectivity Market- Growth, Share, Opportunities, and Competitive Analysis, 2016 – 2023” offers strategic insights into the global in-flight connectivity market along with the market size and estimates for the duration 2014 to 2023. The said research study covers in-depth analysis of multiple market segments based on type, hardware, service, technology, and cross-sectional study across different geographies. In order to help strategic decision makers, the report also includes competitive profiling of the leading in-flight connectivity hardware and service providers, their SCOT (Strength, Challenges, Opportunities, and Threats) analysis, market positioning, and key developments. Other in-depth analysis provided in the report includes:

  • Current and future market trends to justify the forthcoming attractive markets within the in-flight connectivity market
  • Market fuelers, market impediments, and their impact on the market growth
  • In-depth competitive environment analysis
  • Ecosystem Analysis
  • SRC (Segment-Region-Country) Analysis

Overall, the research study provides a holistic view of the global in-flight connectivity market, offering market size and estimates for the period from 2014 to 2023, keeping in mind the above mentioned factors.

On the basis of technology, the global in-flight connectivity market is categorized into following segments:

  • Air-to-Ground Technology
  • Satellite Technology
    • Ka-band
    • Ku-band
    • SBB

The contribution of these variants to the global in-flight connectivity market in 2015 and 2023 is as shown below:

In-Flight Connectivity Market

As of 2015, the global in-flight connectivity market was dominated by air-to-ground technology segment. The air-to-ground technology segment accounted for over two-fourth of the global in-flight connectivity market revenue in the same year. However, the satellite technology segment is likely to outpace the air-to-ground technology segment by the end of 2023. Increasing shift of major airlines in developed regions such as North America and Western Europe towards Ku-band and Ka-band satellite technology is anticipated to create favorable opportunities for prominent satellite networking technology service providers in the near future. 

On the basis of geography, the global in-flight connectivity market is segmented into following regions and countries.

  • North America
    • U.S.
    • Canada
  • Europe
    • United Kingdom
    • France
    • Germany
    • Rest of Europe
  • Asia Pacific
    • Japan
    • China
    • India
    • Rest of Asia Pacific
  • Rest of the World
    • Latin America
    • Middle East and Africa

The contribution of these regions (North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, and RoW) to the global in-flight connectivity market in 2016 and 2023 is as shown in the figure below

In-Flight Connectivity Market

In 2015, North America was the largest regional market with more than 50% market share, followed by Europe. This growth is mainly attributed to rising adoption of hybrid networking technologies by airlines to offer enhanced onboard internet services to passenger. Also, introduction of favorable policies by Federal Aviation Administration to use personal electronic devices on aircraft is expected to fuel market growth in the near future in the region. However, Asia-Pacific is expected to emerge as a lucrative market, expanding at the highest CAGR during the forecast period, driven by increasing awareness regarding benefits of in-flight networking technologies among airlines.

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Published Date:  Dec 2016
Category:  Technology & Media
Report ID:   58263
Report Format:   PDF
Pages:   120
Rating:    4.3 (40)
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