Satellite Communications

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  • Key Features
  • Table of Contents
  • Supporting Articles

In a world increasingly dependent on connectivity, the satellite industry and National Broadband/Rural Connectivity/Social Inclusion programs play a pivotal role in expanding broadband access.

NSR’s Rural Broadband Connectivity:​ Challenges, Opportunities, and Case Studies for Satellite Connectivity report explores the approaches used by the satellite industry and universal service obligation (USO) programs to increase broadband connectivity.

Understanding Broadband Connectivity: At the heart of global connectivity lies the satellite industry and the efforts of USO programs. This report delves into the intricacies of their approaches, shedding light on the strategies employed to overcome barriers and increase broadband connectivity worldwide. By examining five different national case studies, we uncover the impact of these approaches on household broadband penetration rates.

Exploring Business Models: Our report explores the business models available to the satellite industry, offering valuable insights into their strengths, weaknesses, and potential for growth. By understanding these models, stakeholders can make informed decisions to maximize their impact and capitalize on emerging opportunities.

Unlocking Lucrative Opportunities: The satellite industry presents an array of opportunities for those looking to tap into the immense potential of consumer broadband services. Direct-to-consumer connections offer the largest opportunity for businesses, while social inclusion programs provide an additional avenue for lucrative growth. Our report sheds light on these opportunities, empowering stakeholders to make strategic decisions that maximize their market presence and profitability.

Through an in-depth analysis of business models and case studies, this report presents valuable insights, challenges, and recommendations for the satellite connectivity industry.

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Key questions are answered in this report?
  • What are the major “consumer broadband” business models for satellite connectivity?
  • How much revenue will the satellite industry generate from consumer broadband and ‘social inclusion’ programs over the next ten years?
  • What terminal and consumer premise equipment pricing strategies are emerging to capture price sensitive customers?
  • Where can satellite connectivity co-exist alongside terrestrial-heavy national broadband strategies?
Who Should Purchase this Report:
  • Those involved in connectivity strategy initiatives within a satellite connectivity service provider, hardware manufacturer, or other player involved in bridging the digital divide.
  • Government, regulatory practices, and industry bodies.
  • Investors looking to understand market dynamics for satellite connectivity services aimed at “National Broadband / Rural Connectivity / Social Inclusion” programs.

Readers are also encouraged to explore Analysis Mason’s other coverage of rural connectivity initiatives, such as Rural Coverage Initiatives: Case Studies and Analysis


Covered in this Report:
  • Tailored Focused on the Rural Broadband Satellite Connectivity Strategies.
  • 5 country case-studies exploring the role satellite connectivity can play in the landscape of bridging the digital divide, rural connectivity, and other national broadband plans.
    • Nigeria – Hotspots and an Emphasis on Affordability
    • Ireland – Heavy Focus on Terrestrial Services
    • Mexico – Rapid Deployments of Hotspot Model
    • Australia – Satellite Essential, looking for the ‘next solution’.
    • Sweden – Direct-to-Household and “last 2%”
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Table of Contents
  1. Executive Summary
  2. Analysis and Recommendations
  3. Case Studies
  4. About the Authors and NSR an Analysys Mason Company
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