“NSR gathers that demand for in-flight Wi-Fi is at an all-time high as passengers return to flying. This trend pushes airlines to a tight position of making the critical decision of defining their in-flight connectivity strategy. One of the tough choices airlines have been battling is whether to offer free onboard Wi-Fi and how to.
This development could impact OneWeb’s plans to start commercial service, NSR analyst Claude Rousseau tells Via Satellite. “My bet is that this is stalled for a few months, unless they find a really quick solution,” he said. “This also supports what [NSR has] been saying about the supply of launchers — it’s dreadful.” Rousseau expects nations.
Dallas Kasaboski, a space industry consultant at Northern Sky Research, who was not involved in the contest, told us that declining costs have helped spark greater innovation. “I think we’re in a stage where actually there’s probably more ideas, more diversification of service, more innovation happening in recent years,” he said. “I think that’s primarily.
As satellite communication technology has caught up to the market through past decades, one of the key demand drivers has been that of ever-increasing capacity and data throughputs. High-throughput satellites have become more common, powered by high data rate inter-satellite links in the case of non-GEO constellations, and earth observation sensors have improved tremendously, necessitating.