News that SSL could abandon GEO communications satellite manufacturing sent ripples across the industry, helping to crystallise a trend that could have even wider implications for the market. While it would be “kind of a big deal” for operators to have one less supplier in GEO communications satellite manufacturing, “it may not be a minus.
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In these times of declining revenues and uncertainty, satellite operators are very cautions when choosing their future strategy and committing to large CAPEX investments (i.e. reduced number of GEO Satcom orders). With the current pivot towards new revenue drivers and the emergence of new architectures, technologies and business models, operators are in front of one.
SATNEWS – As the end of summer nears, the cruise industry ‘big season’ is in full swing. With over 100 new ocean-going cruise ships expected to enter the Maritime SATCOM market over the next ten years, and the ‘always-on’ life-style of travelers these days – the bandwidth demand (and revenue potential) for cruise connectivity is.