Today in 2021, the demand for Internet connectivity in households globally has drastically increased because of COVID-19 and strict lockdown measures. While economic and social activities become more reliant on digital solutions, consumer behaviors toward broadband connectivity have also changed. More satellite constellations are being launched than ever before, and a rapidly changing environment for.
While maritime and aero are key satellite markets due to clear remoteness, land mobile and M2M/IoT markets have always had to face competitive pressures from terrestrial networks. However, a new generation of networks which use similar technologies to terrestrial networks will be coming online in the coming years, promising unified connectivity on the same chipset..
For the better part of the past decade, “Crew Welfare” has been one of the infamous use-cases fuelling the transformation of connectivity in the Merchant Maritime markets. Enabled by the ‘unlimited use’ and consistent monthly bills of VSAT-based services, building out a robust connectivity option for capturing latent crew connectivity requirements was cited as one.
During the Connected Aviation Intelligence Summit virtual panel on 9 June 2021, executives from SpaceX, OneWeb, and Telesat forecast that most IFC capacity will come from Low-Earth Orbit systems over the next decade. SpaceX and Telesat executives expressed higher optimism that LEO will claim 90% or more of IFC services by 2030. This begs the question,.
Inside Unmanned Systems: HAPS Alliance Growth and Momentum Helps Unlock Potential of the Stratosphere
By 2029, the HAPS market is expected to generate $4 billion in value due to market demand, research, and funding from various agencies, according to Northern Sky Research. However, to tap into the larger market opportunity, HAPS solutions in the stratosphere need to operate in harsh thermal conditions, including temperatures as low as -90°C.