EO Markets Prove Resilient

This has been a very hard year for a lot of industries, include the satellite industry. From grounded flights and shored-up cruises, bankruptcies and layoffs, COVID-19 has strongly impacted the entire satellite industry. However, while most of the market is experiencing a downturn, consolidation, and restructuring thanks to the pandemic, Earth Observation has demonstrated strong resiliency. In fact, in some cases, the market is growing.

TalkSatellite: Leo Speed: When Milliseconds Are Worth $Millions

The idea of pushing the limits by leveraging alternate technologies to achieve the lowest possible link latency is not new. This is one reason why microwave links connect the Chicago and NY stock exchanges but LEOs and VLEOs could extend such ultra-low latency capabilities to distant exchange sites.