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NSR Press Releases

  • $10 Billion Vote of Confidence in Emerging Space Market Opportunity

    Tue 05, Sep 2017

    NSR Report Finds Space Entrepreneurs Ready to Make Their Mark

    Cambridge, MA  – NSR’s newest report  The Emerging Space Market Opportunity, releasing tomorrow, finds that nearly 400 emerging space companies have been founded since 2000, all seeking to deliver new applications or pursue new approaches to operating in space. Supported by $10 billion in investment, these start-ups set the stage for an increase in the number and diversity of satellite services, new…

  • NSR Report Projects Satellite Ground Segment Reaching $158 Billion in Next Decade

    Mon 21, Aug 2017

    Growth Driven by Explosion in Mobility and Consumer/VSAT Broadband Segments

    Cambridge, MA – NSR’s Commercial Satellite Ground Segment, 2nd Edition (CSGS2), released tomorrow, forecasts 2016-2026 cumulative global revenues for Commercial Satellite Ground Equipment to surpass $158 billion. Satellite TV continues to be the largest segment by shipments and revenues. Consequently, Set-Top-Boxes and Antennas generate the largest revenue shares. However, in terms of growth…

  • Maritime Satellite Connectivity Moves to High Gear via HTS Adoption

    Wed 19, Jul 2017

    NSR Report Finds Broadband Connected Vessel Growth Key to $1 Billion Annual Market by 2026 

    Cambridge, MA – NSR’s Maritime Satcom Markets, 5th Edition finds that satellite leasing revenues for the maritime VSAT mobility market are projected to exceed $1 Billion by 2026.  With over $400M in leasing revenues in 2016 from FSS and HTS offerings, the steady roll-out of the ‘connected vessel’ over the next decade is being powered by falling capacity pricing.