NSR in the News

November 2, 2018

The Forrester Report: OneWeb’s “Valley of Death”

NSR quoted in SatMagazine’s The Forrester Report: There are some anxieties over the state of play at the proposed mega-constellation OneWeb and their fleet of LEO satellites. Analysts at Northern Sky Research (NSR) in a report headline asked, “Can OneWeb cross the Valley of Death?” That’s blunt, but OneWeb has given plenty of reasons not to be cheerful.

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November 1, 2018

An NSR Analysis: Finding relevance in the new video ecosystem..

Eyeballs are moving away from traditional TV sets to Smartphones and other IP-based devices. Satellite has been the base infrastructure sustaining the media industry for decades. Either through a DTH (Direct-to-Home) offer or via video distribution to head-ends, the vast majority of broadcasts crossed, at some point or another, a satellite link.

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October 25, 2018

Big Primes Squeezing into a Smallsat World

Following Boeing’s acquisition of Millennium Space Systems in August, all of the leading prime contractors in the manufacturing sector have made a play in the small satellite market. Lockheed Martin’s investment in Terran Orbital, Airbus’s joint venture with OneWeb, Thales Alenia Space’s partnership with Spaceflight Industries, and SSL’s in-house development, among others, have each committed resources to smallsat manufacturing capabilities. With all eyes now turning.

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October 22, 2018

Tell Your Self-Driving Car Where to Turn Next … From Outer Space

NSR Senior Analyst, Lluc Palerm-Serra quoted in OZY article. “We believe satellite has a big role to play in 5G,” says Lluc Palerm-Serra, a senior analyst at Northern Sky Research, a space industry research and consulting agency. “Satellite is being increasingly used for 4G networks, so we expect that to be extended into 5G.”  .

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October 21, 2018

Connected Transportation by Land: Laying the Ground Work

NSR Senior Analyst, Alan Crisp quoted in Via Satellite Article: “Over the last few years we’ve seen a lot more interest in connected transportation by land,” says NSR analyst Alan Crisp. “A lot of companies are making a lot of noise, especially about connected cars.”

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