New space-as-a-service (SaaS) business models have vastly expanded the market, offering more customers the benefits of space infrastructure without the burdens of satellite manufacturing, launch, regulations or other technical intricacies. SaaS offerings from companies including Spire Global, SSTL, Momentus and Loft Orbital Solutions — which participated in a Northern Sky Research panel for the virtual conference, aim.
In the launch industry, heavy launch vehicles have long dominated the landscape. Initially, this was driven by necessity, as satellites were very large, heavy, and required the most lift possible. However, with the trends towards smaller satellites driven by miniaturization of payloads, delegation of onboard capability across fleets and networks, and new constellations announced almost.
A Northern Sky Research study says the impact on Non-GEO High Throughput Satellite supply will dramatically change the parameters for satellite operators. “The Satellite Industry’s transformation continues with revenues shifting to Data verticals and deep changes in business models. The onslaught of capacity coming in targeted to tap key markets, specifically Backhaul, Consumer Broadband, Mobility.
In a day and age where every part of the enterprise and government services operations is moving to the era of digitalization, the appearance of software as a dominant driver of changes is making more sense every day. And with this dominance comes new business models that are making their way even into the space.
Overall, enterprise land mobile has been seeing steady growth; however, for some time there hasn’t been any major changes to the dynamic. Instead, some of the more notable growth opportunities come from the consumer market, and potentially from connected vehicles as well. With other markets experiencing higher growth opportunities due to higher bandwidth data usage,.