Published: Aug, 2017

The prominent market players in the competitive market landscape of the global broadcast switchers market are now concentrating on developing 4K resolution broadcast switchers based on IP. The key players in the market are USA, LLC, Grass Valley, Ross Video, Snell Ltd., and Panasonic Corporation. These players collectively held 46% of overall market share in 2015.

A remarkable trend among several key players is their effort towards providing services with respect to the arising demand in developing countries. Leading companies adapting this business dynamics and strategies are Sony Electronics Inc., Evertz Microsystems Ltd., and Panasonic Corporation among others. A future outlook of the global broadcast switchers market shows that the companies need to closely monitor the expanding demand from the developing nations where the rising popularity of the using multiscreen platform will propel the sales of 4K, HD, and IP based broadcast switchers.


Market Growth Down to Switch from Analog to Digital; High Cost Still Remains a Concern

This substantial growth in demand for broadcast switchers is mainly down to the evolution of analog broadcasting to digital broadcasting. The strict ITU regulations along with the increasing awareness of the digital advancements in the broadcasting sector such as quick accessibility, myriad channels, and convenient storage are anticipated to drive the market growth. In addition to this, countries such as Brazil, Russia, Mexico, India, Africa, and Ukraine have made their transition from analog to digital broadcasting and thus contributing significantly to surge the adoption of broadcast switchers in the coming years.

Broadcast switchers require huge investments in equipment which can pose a significant hindrance in the overall market growth. Expensive nature of creating a sound infrastructure with camera control units, light equipment cables, encoders, convertors, and on-field audio recorders will possibly create a major barrier in the development of broadcast switchers market. This rising investment cost on equipment will have an adverse effect on the medium to small-sized businesses. Moreover, cross-platform accessibility of television is also posing a threat in widespread adoption of broadcast switchers across the world.

Emerging Economies Expected to Surpass Established Nations in Market Share

Numerous countries are now transitioning from analog to digital broadcasting. This transition offers a significant boost to growth opportunities across the broadcast switchers market. This expanding trend switch to digital content in wide untapped markets of developing regions are expected to contribute considerably to the development of the global broadcast switchers market in the coming years. The developing regions are expected to surpass the share of developed economies such as Japan, the U.S. and Western Europe during the forecast period. Moreover, changing television viewing preferences are also expected to create new growth opportunities for broadcast switchers. For instance, there has been a great demand for HD channels, particularly for watching sports, that has led to huge requirement for technological advancements in broadcast switchers.

This review is based on the findings of the report published by TMR, titled “Broadcast Switchers Market - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast 2016 - 2024.

Market Segmentation

  • Production switchers
    • Production Switchers Market Analysis, By Product Type
      • High-End Production Switchers
      • Mid-End Production Switchers
      • Low-End Production Switchers
    • Production Switchers Market Analysis, By Number of Ports
      • Less than 16 Ports
      • Between 16 to 40 Ports
      • More than 40 Ports
  • Master control switchers
    • Master Control Switchers Market Analysis, By Product Type
      • High-End Master Control Switchers
      • Mid-End Master Control Switchers
      • Low-End Master Control Switchers
    • Master Control Switchers Market Analysis, By Number of Ports
      • Less than 16 Ports
      • Between 16 to 40 Ports
      • More than 40 Ports
  • Routing switchers
    • Routing Switchers Market Analysis, By Product Type
      • High-End Routing Switchers
      • Mid-End Routing Switchers
      • Low-End Routing Switchers
    • Routing Switchers Market Analysis, By Number of Ports
      • Less than 50 Ports
      • Between 50 to 250 Ports
      • More than 250 Ports

Broadcast Switchers Market, by Application

  • Studio production
  • Production trucks
  • News production
  • Sports broadcasting
  • Post-production
  • Others 

Broadcast Switchers Market, by Type of Ports

  • Uncompressed IP
  • Coaxial 
  • Compressed IP
  • Others

Broadcast Switchers Market, by Video Resolution

  • 4K
  • 1080i
  • 1080p
  • SD

Broadcast Switchers Market, by Geography

  • North America
  • Europe
  • Asia-Pacific
  • Rest of the World

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