Global Market Study on In-Flight Wi-Fi Services: Rising Demand for In-Flight Connectivity & Entertainment Services Driving Market Growth

Global Market Study on In-Flight Wi-Fi Services: Rising Demand for In-Flight Connectivity & Entertainment Services Driving Market Growth

  • Persistence Market Research
  • June 2021
  • ICT
  • 164 pages

Report Description

In-Flight Wi-Fi Services Market: Report Scope

Wi-Fi is a wireless communication technology that provides high-speed wireless connectivity over radio waves. Wi-Fi technology enables wireless connectivity through radio frequencies between 2.4 GHz and 5 GHz. This technology is being increasingly deployed in enterprises, the transportation sector, etc. and is replacing wired LAN at a rapid pace.

In the transportation sector, especially in air transport, in-flight Wi-Fi services is gaining popularity across developed regions and is gaining traction in developing regions as well. In-flight Wi-Fi services refers to onboard internet service on board aircraft, which can be accessed by passengers via personal electronic devices such as smartphones, tablets, and laptops.

This report covers the global in-flight Wi-Fi services market performance in terms of revenue contribution. This section also includes Persistence Market Research analysis of key trends, drivers, restraints, challenges and opportunities, which are influencing the global in-flight Wi-Fi services market.

Impact analysis of key growth drivers and restraints, based on the weighted average model, is included in this report to better equip clients with crystal clear decision-making insights.

The global in-flight Wi-Fi services market is being driven by factors such as advancements in connectivity technologies, favorable regulations by aviation authorities across the globe, and increasing demand for in-flight connectivity and entertainment services by passengers, especially in developed regions.

Furthermore, airlines are increasingly inclined towards using in-flight Wi-Fi services as a differentiating factor in order to enhance the overall passenger experience. This, in turn, is fueling the growth of the in-flight Wi-Fi services market. However, factors such as lack of awareness regarding such services across developing and underdeveloped regions are expected to deter market growth.

In this report, the global in-flight Wi-Fi services market is segmented by type, technology and region. By type, in-flight Wi-Fi services market is segmented into hardware and service.

By technology, satellite technology is expected to emerge as the dominant segment in the global in-flight Wi-Fi services market by the end of 2021, accounting for around 3/5th share. Also, in terms of revenue, the segment is projected to expand at a good CAGR of approximately 20% over the next 10 years.

Among all the regions, North America dominated the industry with 30% market share in 2020, and is expected to remain dominant throughout the decade. This is mainly attributed to the introduction of favorable regulations by aviation authorities in the region coupled with growing adoption of Wi-Fi technologies by domestic airlines in the U.S. and Canada.

The in-flight Wi-Fi services markets in Asia Pacific and Latin America are expected to expand at healthy CAGRs during the forecast period.

Market Segmentation:

By Type:

  • Hardware
  • Service

By Hardware:

  • Antenna
  • Wireless Access Points
  • Wireless LAN Controllers
  • Wireless Hotspot Gateways
  • Other Hardware

By Service:

  • Implementation & Integration Services
  • Network Planning & Designing Services
  • Support Services
  • Video Streaming Services (IFE)
  • Other Services

By Technology:

  • Air-to-ground Technology
  • Satellite Technology
  • Ku-band
  • Ka-band
  • SBB (Swift Broadband)

By Region:

  • North America
  • U.S.
  • Canada
  • Latin America
  • Brazil
  • Mexico
  • Rest of Latin America
  • Europe
  • Germany
  • France
  • U.K.
  • Spain
  • Italy
  • Russia
  • Rest of Europe
  • Asia Pacific
  • Japan
  • China
  • Rest of Asia Pacific
  • The Middle East & Africa (MEA)
  • GCC
  • South Africa
  • North Africa
  • Rest of MEA

Key features of this report

  • Drivers, restraints, and challenges in the in-flight Wi-Fi services market
  • Latest innovations and key developments in the market
  • Analysis of business strategies of major players
  • In-flight Wi-Fi services market estimates and forecast

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Table of Content

1. Executive Summary
1.1. Research Methodology
1.2. Assumptions, Acronyms and Terminology Used

2. Global In-Flight Wi-Fi Services Market Overview
2.1. Introduction
2.1.1. Introduction to Wi-Fi
2.1.2. Evolution of Wi-Fi Standards
2.1.3. Introduction to In-Flight Wi-Fi Market
2.1.4. Evolution of In-Flight Wi-Fi
2.1.5. In-Flight Wi-Fi Market Taxonomy
2.2. Global In-Flight Wi-Fi Market Analysis
2.2.1. Global In-Flight Wi-Fi Market Value Forecast (2021-2031) and Y-o-Y Growth (2022-2031)
2.2.2. Global In-Flight Wi-Fi Market Absolute $ Opportunity, 2021–2031
2.3. Global In-Flight Wi-Fi Market Dynamics
2.3.1. Drivers
2.3.1.1. Supply Side Drivers
2.3.1.2. Demand Side Drivers
2.3.2. Restraints
2.3.3. Market Trends
2.3.4. Global In-Flight Wi-Fi Market Snapshot (2021) 
2.3.4.1. Market Share by Region 
2.3.4.2. Market Share by Technology
2.3.4.2.1. Market Share by Satellite Technology 
2.3.4.3. Market Share by Type
2.3.4.3.1. Market Share by Hardware
2.3.4.3.2. Market Share by Service

3. Global In-Flight Wi-Fi Market Analysis By Type 
3.1. Global In-Flight Wi-Fi Market Value Share By Type, 2021 & 2031
3.2. Global In-Flight Wi-Fi Market Attractiveness By Type, 2031
3.3. Global In-Flight Wi-Fi Market Value Forecast and Absolute $ Opportunity By Type, 2021–2031
3.3.1. Hardware
3.3.1.1. Global In-Flight Wi-Fi Market Value Forecast (2021–2031) and Y-o-Y Growth (2022–2031) By Hardware Segment
3.3.1.2. Global In-Flight Wi-Fi Market Absolute $ Opportunity By Hardware Segment, 2021–2031 
3.3.2. Service
3.3.2.1. Global In-Flight Wi-Fi Market Value Forecast (2021–2031) and Y-o-Y Growth (2022–2031) By Service Segment
3.3.2.2. Global In-Flight Wi-Fi Market Absolute $ Opportunity By Service Segment, 2021–2031 

4. Global In-Flight Wi-Fi Market Analysis By Hardware Segment
4.1. Global In-Flight Wi-Fi Market Value Share By Hardware Segment, 2021 & 2031
4.2. Global In-Flight Wi-Fi Market Attractiveness By Hardware Segment, 2031
4.3. Global In-Flight Wi-Fi Market Analysis By Hardware Sub-segment
4.3.1. Antenna
4.3.1.1. Global In-Flight Wi-Fi Market Value Forecast (2021–2031) and Y-o-Y Growth (2022–2031) By Antenna Sub-segment, 2021–2031
4.3.1.2. Global In-Flight Wi-Fi Market Absolute $ Opportunity By Antenna Sub-segment, 2021–2031
4.3.2. Wireless LAN Controller
4.3.2.1. Global In-Flight Wi-Fi Market Value Forecast (2021–2031) and Y-o-Y Growth (2022–2031) By Wireless LAN Controller Sub-segment
4.3.2.2. Global In-Flight Wi-Fi Market Absolute $ Opportunity By Wireless LAN Controller Sub-segment, 2021–2031
4.3.3. Wireless Access Point
4.3.3.1. Global In-Flight Wi-Fi Market Value Forecast (2021–2031) and Y-o-Y Growth (2022–2031) By Wireless Access Point Sub-segment
4.3.3.2. Global In-Flight Wi-Fi Market Absolute $ Opportunity By Wireless Access Point Sub-segment, 2021–2031 
4.3.4. Wireless Hotspot Gateways
4.3.4.1. Global In-Flight Wi-Fi Market Value Forecast (2021–2031) and Y-o-Y Growth (2022–2031) By Wireless Hotspot Gateways Sub-segment
4.3.4.2. Global In-Flight Wi-Fi Market Absolute $ Opportunity By Wireless Hotspot Gateways Sub-segment, 2021–2031
4.3.5. Other Hardware
4.3.5.1. Global In-Flight Wi-Fi Market Value Forecast (2021–2031) and Y-o-Y Growth (2022–2031) By Other Hardware Sub-segment
4.3.5.2. Global In-Flight Wi-Fi Market Absolute $ Opportunity By Other Hardware Sub-segment, 2021–2031
4.4. Global In-Flight Wi-Fi Market Trends By Hardware

List of Tables

Table 1: Global In-Flight Wi-Fi Market Value Forecast and Absolute $ Opportunity (US$ Mn) By Type, 2021 – 2031
Table 2: Global In-Flight Wi-Fi Market Value Forecast and Absolute $ Opportunity (US$ Mn) By Hardware Sub-segment, 2021 – 2031
Table 3: Global In-Flight Wi-Fi Market Value Forecast and Absolute $ Opportunity (US$ Mn) By Service Sub-segment, 2021 – 2031
Table 4: Global In-Flight Wi-Fi Market Value Forecast and Absolute $ Opportunity (US$ Mn) By Technology Segment, 2021 – 2031
Table 5: Global In-Flight Wi-Fi Market Value Forecast and Absolute $ Opportunity (US$ Mn) By Satellite Technology Sub-segment, 2021 – 2031
Table 6: Global In-Flight Wi-Fi Market Value Forecast (US$ Mn) By Region, 2021 – 2031
Table 7: North America In-Flight Wi-Fi Market Value Forecast and Absolute $ Opportunity (US$ Mn) By Country, 2021 – 2031
Table 8: North America In-Flight Wi-Fi Market Value Forecast (US$ Mn) By Type, 2021 – 2031
Table 9: North America In-Flight Wi-Fi Market Value Forecast (US$ Mn) By Hardware Sub-segment, 2021 – 2031
Table 10: North America In-Flight Wi-Fi Market Value Forecast (US$ Mn) By Service Sub-segment, 2021 – 2031
Table 11: North America In-Flight Wi-Fi Market Value Forecast (US$ Mn) By Technology Segment, 2021 – 2031
Table 12: Europe In-Flight Wi-Fi Market Value Forecast and Absolute $ Opportunity (US$ Mn) By Country, 2021 – 2031
Table 13: Europe In-Flight Wi-Fi Market Value Forecast (US$ Mn) By Type, 2021 – 2031
Table 14: Europe In-Flight Wi-Fi Market Value Forecast (US$ Mn) By Hardware Sub-segment, 2021 – 2031
Table 15: Europe In-Flight Wi-Fi Market Value Forecast (US$ Mn) By Service Sub-segment, 2021 – 2031
Table 16: Europe In-Flight Wi-Fi Market Value Forecast (US$ Mn) By Technology Segment, 2021 – 2031
Table 17: Europe In-Flight Wi-Fi Market Value Forecast (US$ Mn) By Satellite Technology Sub-segment, 2021 – 2031
Table 18: Asia Pacific In-Flight Wi-Fi Market Value Forecast and Absolute $ Opportunity (US$ Mn) By Country, 2021 – 2031
Table 19: Asia Pacific In-Flight Wi-Fi Market Value Forecast (US$ Mn) By Type, 2021 – 2031
Table 20: Asia Pacific In-Flight Wi-Fi Market Value Forecast (US$ Mn) By Hardware Sub-segment, 2021 – 2031
Table 21: Asia Pacific In-Flight Wi-Fi Market Value Forecast (US$ Mn) By Service Sub-segment, 2021 – 2031
Table 22: Asia Pacific In-Flight Wi-Fi Market Value Forecast (US$ Mn) By Technology Segment, 2021 – 2031
Table 23: Asia Pacific In-Flight Wi-Fi Market Value Forecast (US$ Mn) By Satellite Technology Sub-segment, 2021 – 2031
Table 24: Latin America In-Flight Wi-Fi Market Value Forecast and Absolute $ Opportunity (US$ Mn) By Country, 2021 – 2031
Table 25: Latin America In-Flight Wi-Fi Market Value Forecast (US$ Mn) By Type, 2021 – 2031
Table 26: Latin America In-Flight Wi-Fi Market Value Forecast (US$ Mn) By Hardware Sub-segment, 2021 – 2031
Table 27: Latin America In-Flight Wi-Fi Market Value Forecast (US$ Mn) By Service Sub-segment, 2021 – 2031
Table 28: Latin America In-Flight Wi-Fi Market Value Forecast (US$ Mn) By Technology Segment, 2021 – 2031
Table 29: Latin America In-Flight Wi-Fi Market Value Forecast (US$ Mn) By Satellite Technology Sub-segment, 2021 – 2031
Table 30: MEA In-Flight Wi-Fi Market Value Forecast and Absolute $ Opportunity (US$ Mn) By Country, 2021 – 2031
Table 31: MEA In-Flight Wi-Fi Market Value Forecast (US$ Mn) By Type, 2021 – 2031
Table 32: MEA In-Flight Wi-Fi Market Value Forecast (US$ Mn) By Hardware Sub-segment, 2021 – 2031
Table 33: MEA In-Flight Wi-Fi Market Value Forecast (US$ Mn) By Service Sub-segment, 2021 – 2031
Table 34: MEA In-Flight Wi-Fi Market Value Forecast (US$ Mn) By Technology Segment, 2021 – 2031
Table 35: MEA In-Flight Wi-Fi Market Value Forecast (US$ Mn) By Satellite Technology Sub-segment, 2021 – 2031

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