Satellite Capacity Pricing: Entering the Next Epoch!

Falling satellite capacity pricing is a central discussion topic across the satellite industry.  Aided by variability in HTS vs FSS offerings, aggressive supply, fleet synergies, managed services, and plummeting overall prices, a market transformation is well underway.  Traditional lease models are also under threat as operators offer more services, and competition increases across the value.

NSR Report: Constellations to Drive Smallsat Markets through next Decade

Smallsat Launch Rates to Exceed 5,000   Cambridge, MA – December 18, 2017 – NSR’s newly released Small Satellite Markets, 4th Edition (SSM4) report identifies growth across the 1-500 kg smallsat market with 5,000 satellites launching within the next decade, generating cumulative revenues of $25B in manufacturing and launch services. Constellations remain the strongest driver.

NSR Report: Military Satcom Favoring Traditional Connectivity, but Emerging Technologies Remain on the Roadmap

HTS and Managed Service Models to Drive Next-Generation of Commercially-enabled Gov & Mil Networks   Cambridge, MA – December 13, 2017 – NSR’s newly released Government and Military Satellite Communications, 14th Edition report finds ongoing and expanding revenue growth across the global government and military markets.  Enabling connectivity on legacy platforms will continue to be.

Earth Observation: Analytics-as-a-Service

Satellite-based Earth Observation (EO) is changing from an imagery-driven to insight-driven business. Until now, most satellite operators have been content with supplying imagery, while emerging downstream companies have begun unlocking the value behind the pixel, through Big Data analytics. However, satellite operators are beginning to shift focus. Last month, Planet completed “Mission 1”, to image.

L-band Driving the Connected Car

The Connected Car is a hot topic, with vehicles rapidly changing from internal combustion machines on wheels to computers on wheels. Connectivity requirements are increasing for the current generation of cars, and consumers expect greater levels of sophistication in the ‘digital car’ than ever before. With much of this connectivity currently served by cellular networks,.