One trend is clear: COVID-19 punctuates the need to boost network performance not just where the digital divide persists, but in locations where traffic surges will occur post the pandemic era.
10-Year Growth to Approach 10%, Propelled by Aero Market Rebound and Long-Term Requirements for Connectivity Cambridge, MA – NSR’s Aeronautical Satcom Markets, 8th Edition report projects a viable long-term In-flight Connectivity (IFC) market, despite significant near-term challenges due to COVID-19. Coming off a challenging 2018 and 2019, 2020 has already seriously disrupted the IFC market,.
Date: April 21, 2020
Time: 10 AM EDT.
The in-orbit Servicing (IoS) market stands ready to develop quickly, as the successful docking of Northrop Grumman’s Mission Extension Vehicle (MEV-1) with Intelsat 901 in February 2020 kick-starts a flurry of life extension and space tugs in-orbit services technologies.
Satcom markets are experimenting with a wide range of new business models, with price discounting a key factor in most. With 2020 representing a key transition phase, NSR analyzed historical patterns of price discounting to ascertain what lies ahead.
Satellite capacity price reductions have been critical to unlocking growth in markets like Backhaul. New price points made ultra-rural network deployments ROI-positive, unleashing solid elasticities and growth. But, is satcom leaking value to other steps of the value chain (MNOs, integrators) due to price competition? How should satellite operators and integrators optimize their pricing strategies.