The last few years have seen increased optical activity as network operators look to new technologies as an emerging alternative to RF.
With backhaul networks rapidly transitioning to 4G and the installed base continuously expanding, Mobile Backhaul via Satellite offers sizable opportunities in all regions. Smallcells will play an increasingly important role in this growth, as lower costs expand the addressable market to areas previously uncovered due to industry cost metrics.
As technology development accelerates at an ever-increasing speed, reaching new milestones that will arguably lead to putting commercial tourists in space this year, governments across the world are considering strategic long-term plans to establish a lasting human presence off-Earth
As a first mover and largest system in the satcom business, Starlink’s future is bound to have a butterfly effect on the rest of the small satellite market by influencing investors’ interest in other missions.
NSR’s In-Orbit Servicing & Space Situational Awareness Markets, 3rd Edition report, released today, forecasts over $3.1B in cumulative revenues generated by 2029 for applications such as satellite life extension, relocation, de-orbiting, salvage, robotics, and space situational awareness.