Northern Sky Research

The Bottom Line

Author: Alan Crisp (X)

  • The linear TV market, comprising DTH and Video Distribution, remains the greatest revenue driver of the satellite industry.  This will not change in the foreseeable future, although high growth rates of the past are more or less over. Seemingly perpetual growth is making way for longer term stability globally in terms of capacity leased.

    The 12,000 new channels NSR projects globally by 2026 will be dominated by growth in developing regions, most notably South American DTH with channel…

  • Video broadcast for both DTH and Video Distribution has historically been the mainstay of FSS demand, with long term contracts and stable capacity demand growth ever continuing. However, with significant changes in consumer entertainment markets over the last number of years, including OTT and expanding terrestrial Internet speeds, what will be the impact to the satellite leasing markets for video?

    NSR’s recently released Linear TV via Satellite, 9th Edition report found that an…

  • There has been much discussion of late on the topic of precision GPS – the ability to use M2M/IoT and big data in order to lower the costs of agribusiness, increase crop yields, and ultimately being able to feed a growing world population. With limited cellular coverage pointing to a seemingly perfect fit for satellite in rural areas, what role will satellite play in the growth of the ‘digital farm’?

    NSR’s M2M and IoT via Satellite, 7th Edition includes analysis on the agricultural M2M…