Commenting on the current market, Lluc Palerm-Serra, senior analyst with Northern Sky Research (NSR), observes: “Today, we are witnessing a transition from traditional widebeam satellites to GEO-HTS (high throughput satellite). These satellites are much more efficient in price and performance [than the earlier FSS – fixed satellite services].
21st Annual Global MilSatCom conference and exhibition will return to London in November as the biggest edition to date
With 2019 an essential year, for both the host nation’s SKYNET programme, disruptive ‘go fast’ efforts being pioneered in the US and NATO signing a new alliance-wide MOU – SMi Group will be hosting the 21st annual Global MilSatCom conference and exhibition in London on the 5th, 6th and 7th November at the QEII Conference.
Dallas Kasaboski, NSR Senior Analyst and report author, said that currently there are strong, competing forces in the EO industry with technology pushing for volume and variety of data imagery. However, as each customer is different, challenges of scale exist. Traditional, usually government-based, contracts and funding for the provision of high and very high-resolution imagery.
With small satellite operators continuing to receive new rounds of funding, and small satellite launches continuing, what impact will this have on existing satellite M2M/IoT market and operators?
Satellite Earth Observation (EO) Remains a Satellite Industry Growth Driver as Focus Shifts from Imagery to Insights
NSR’s Satellite-Based Earth Observation (EO), 11th Edition report, released today, projects Earth Observation satellite data and services represent a $56B cumulative revenue opportunity over the next ten years, growing to $7.2B annually in 2028.