Through our Consulting Services, we help leaders clients strategically plan for the future. Our advisors bring market, financial, and technical intelligence to the table – addressing requirements across every sector, every geography and every part of the value chain. Northern Sky Research has consulting clients in 67 different countries.
NSR assisted a global GEO Satellite Operator to evaluate and plan for a satellite replacement over the dynamic Southeast Asian market. NSR assessed current and future market conditions and built a detailed business case for the new satellite, which both were vital to procurement and planning for the new asset.
NSR provided extensive consulting support to a proposed LEO Satellite Operator, including production of a complete business plan, go-to-market recommendations and a financial model to visualize RoI for the new constellation. NSR’s work was critical to securing early stage funding for this new operator.
NSR advised a leading aeronautical satcom Service Provider on successful market entry into the lucrative business jets market. Elements NSR developed included bandwidth provisioning rates (CIR/MIR), pricing, contract terms, and equipment integration issues, all of which ensuring successful market entrance for the client.
NSR consulted to a leading VSAT ground segment provider on a future roadmap (hardware/software) for the company’s line of satellite modems and hubs. Based on NSR’s analysis of current and future VSAT platform requirements, NSR successfully crafted a solutions roadmap that stands as the central strategy plan for this growing VSAT player.
NSR assisted a leading Asia-based prime manufacturer on the future potential for flat panel antennas (FPAs) in mobility markets. The client sought a detailed understanding of the business & technical issues for FPA deployment, which NSR developed via deep FPA experience. NSR provided unbiased analysis to the client, and thus enabled a $multi-million investment in new FPA technology.
NSR served as a key advisor to a recent acquisition of an inclined orbit satellite by a large capacity client. NSR’s built a concrete valuation of the satellite asset and determined business and technical issues to consider in the sale. NSR’s final valuation served as the basis for the investment decision and led to a successful transaction for the capacity client.
NSR was retained by a leading, global private equity firm to serve as a due diligence advisor pertaining to sale of a leading global satellite Service Provider. NSR’s complete and detailed due diligence assessment was crucial to the client’s understanding of the target asset’s value and enabled a successful acquisition amidst a competitive process.
NSR served as a key advisor to a leading Space Agency planning to enable commercial companies to gain access to agency technology via a long-range evaluation and planning process. NSR advised the client on the many considerations of such an arrangement and assisted the Space Agency to implement an evaluation process that minimizes risk but maximizes value.
NSR helped a major maritime operator to implement a connectivity plan across the company’s 100+ vessels worldwide. By conducting a needs assessment, developing an RFP, validating vendors and assisting with final selection and negotiations. NSR assisted the company to enable robust, cost-effective connectivity to all crew and passengers.
NSR advised a large military user on current and future requirements for satcom services worldwide. Via a benchmark of client needs matched against offerings in both the commercial and protected satcom markets, NSR provided critical inputs into the client’s strategy building and potential mix of commercial and protected satcom.
NSR provided research & consulting support to a startup space company planning an innovative LEO and smallsat data downlink offering to global clients. The core offering was a quantification of potential demand and costs, which served as critical inputs into the company’s business plan. The output also enabled the client to successfully secure a funding round and plan for future growth.