What does space-based IoT connectivity bring to the table? Nanosatellites are much smaller and less expensive than large satellites, so they can deliver “significantly lower costs and much smaller terminals, which can be integrated into a significantly greater number of devices — by an order of magnitude. This has the potential to add connectivity.
NSR’s article in the Digital Ship October 2018 Magazine discussing “the state of play in maritime satcom”. While satcom revenues continue to rise, the potential entry into the satellite sector of a range of new players is likely to have a significant impact on the market for vessel connectivity in the near future…
The U.S. is going 5G. One of the world’s most lucrative and biggest markets for 5G services is putting down the building blocks to create a super-connected society. Satellite players are proposing radial spectrum sharing solutions to speed up this deployment. Is this good for the industry? …….whether Intelsat’s actions have been a stroke of.
“I think in this new generation of Europe’s Milsatcom systems, we are going to see military Ka-, Ka-, and X-band satellites that are going to be a little bit bigger, with a bit higher throughput and an increase of technical capabilities. It will be a lot more focused on jam resistance, cyber protection — all.
“More airlines are deploying IFC with an eye on measuring deeper down the transmission chain to ascertain value of service to passengers with a set of very refined and key performance indicators. Furthermore, IFC is becoming an enabler for what is often identified as the smart plane, but in reality is a more holistic approach.