Connected Transportation by Land: Laying the Ground Work

NSR Senior Analyst, Alan Crisp quoted in Via Satellite Article: “Over the last few years we’ve seen a lot more interest in connected transportation by land,” says NSR analyst Alan Crisp. “A lot of companies are making a lot of noise, especially about connected cars.”

U.S. C-Band Sale Could Wipe Slate Clean For Intelsat, SES, Say Analysis

NSR Bottom Line by Senior Analyst, Gagan Agrawal quoted in TV Technology article. An analysis of C-band spectrum reallocation from Northern Star Research published today finds a limited sale of mid C-band spectrum is the best way for Intelsat and SES to pay down or even eliminate debt and begin investing in video and data.

C-band Spectrum Reallocation: Too Lucrative to Ignore?

C-band reallocation debates between satellite operators and telecom providers aren’t new.  Mid C-band spectrum is seemingly ideal for low frequency applications and resistant to rain fade, with recent 5G technology promoters terming the 3.7-4.2 GHz spectrum as a sweet spot. This part of C-band traditionally has fallen under the purview of the larger 3.4-4.2 GHz.

Does the satellite industry have antenna deficit disorder?

NSR Senior Analyst, Dallas Kasaboski, quoted in Space News. Eventually, flat panel antennas could reach a far wider audience just like flat panel TVs did. Large plasma televisions cost $20,000 when they first appeared 20 years ago, primarily in hotels and corporate offices. “It took a few leaps and bounds of technology and price before.

NSR Report: Satellite Operator Financials Show Slight 2017 Growth via New Pivot Strategies and Data Verticals

Although Pricing Pressure and Video Revenue Declines Weigh Against High FSS Fill Rates and HTS Growth   Cambridge, MA – Oct 16, 2018 – NSR’s Satellite Industry Financial Analysis, 8th Edition (SIFA8), released today, finds most operators demonstrated higher fill rates in 2017, though aggregate operator revenues increased by just 0.5%. Increasing demand in mobility,.