According to Northern Sky Research’s (NSR) Aeronautical Satcom Markets, 6th Edition report, In-flight connectivity revenue will be driven primarily by new HTS services and greater penetration in all regions of the world. NSR projects that demand will reach almost 295 Gbps of high-throughput satellite (HTS) capacity and more than 92 transponders of FSS Ku-band demand.
Forecasters at Northern Sky Research (NSR) said they expect to see a near-doubling of inflight-connectivity (IFC) revenue and 50% more aircraft with IFC capabilities this year. Moreover, IFC will generate $37 billion in cumulative revenue by 2027, the consultants said as part of unveiling the latest, sixth edition of its Aeronautical Satcom Market report. NSR.
A word from the operators “The IFC market is one of the fastest growing markets for broadband satellite communication,” confirmed Doreet Oren, Director of Product Marketing and Corporate Communications at Gilat Satellite Networks. “According to an NSR report issued last year, the number of connected aircraft is expected to grow by an order of magnitude.