The rural connectivity game has officially changed. Australia’s Telstra telecommunication company has become the first telco to sign a mobile service agreement with Starlink. The partnership aims to offer voice-only and voice plus Starlink enabled broadband packages to rural customers in hard-to-reach locations. This addition of NGSO to Telco offerings is the realization of a.
Satellite operators must balance the legal obligations of safety services against the commercial economics of L-band. Small GEOs are a novel solution to increase service resiliency in a low-growth market opportunity.
but arguably a much more realistic and potentially lucrative opportunity is heavy equipment – machines used in the agriculture and construction industry. What is the opportunity here and how can other satellite operators enter this market?
airlines are recognizing the significance of providing reliable and high-speed connectivity to passengers, leading to a growing emphasis on inflight Wi-Fi services and the integration of technology solutions that cater to the connected traveler.
For years the “connected car” has been the holy grail of broadband land mobile connectivity, with operators left and right trying to solve the market puzzle to get flat panel antennas (FPAs) on anything that moves. However, in 2023, this market has now finally become “real”, but not in line with the plethora of announcements of passenger cars over the past years, but rather, due to demand from recreational vehicles (RVs).