Non-GEO HTS is not going anywhere. Despite concerns over the business case, over a thousand Non-GEO HTS satellites have already been deployed by various players. Operators like OneWeb, SpaceX, Kuiper, and new, private ventures in China are the main drivers of a satellite market expecting over 24,000 assets to be launched by the end of.
NSR’s Maritime SATCOM Markets, 9th Edition report finds on-going challenges in some segments of the Maritime SATCOM Markets through 2022. While 2020 and 2021 continue to feel the impacts of COVID-19 in segments such as the cruise ship industry, the migration towards HTS-based services accelerates.
According to Northern Sky Research, a company that specializes in space sector projections, Musk’s initiative to take famous people into space is a means to an end. “He will take sightseeing flights to develop his spaceships and create reliability, as well as make money from cargo,”
Beyond the Uptake of Non-GEO HTS Services, a Clear Shift from FSS to GEO-HTS is Underway Cambridge, MA -July 19, 2021 – NSR’s Maritime SATCOM Markets, 9th Edition report finds on-going challenges in some segments of the Maritime SATCOM Markets through 2022. While 2020 and 2021 continue to feel the impacts of COVID-19 in segments.
NSR has heard the hype for years of the connected car, with dreams of every vehicle having a satellite dish on its roof. Elon Musk recently stated that Starlink will be connected to aircraft, ships, large tracks, and RVs – specifically excluding connected cars such as Teslas. Other companies by comparison, are planning to go.