NSR in the News

October 15, 2019

SpaceNews: Inflection point within the year for megaconstellations?

An inflection point is coming in the next six to twelve months for the multibillion dollar satellite megaconstellations, when it will become apparent which ones will succeed and which ones “will take a pause or exit,” Chris Baugh, Northern Sky Research president, said Oct. 9 at the Satellite Innovation 2019 conference.

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September 25, 2019

ViaSatellite: 5G May Be the Future, but 4G is Now

Lower prices mean satellite can compete more successfully with terrestrial alternatives, which in turn drives up demand, according to Lluc Palerm-Serra, a senior analyst with Northern Sky Research. “In the past, [mobile operators] looked at satellite as the connectivity of last resort, but with falling prices and technical improvements, it’s become much more competitive,” he.

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September 17, 2019


Commenting on the current market, Lluc Palerm-Serra, senior analyst with Northern Sky Research (NSR), observes: “Today, we are witnessing a transition from traditional widebeam satellites to GEO-HTS (high throughput satellite). These satellites are much more efficient in price and performance [than the earlier FSS – fixed satellite services].

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