LandMobile: SATELLITE CONNECTIVITY FOR BUSINESS USE: VOICE, DATA, IOT

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].

Satnews: NSR’s Latest EO Report Just Published

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.

Smallsats a Big Change for MSS IoT

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?