The space and satellite industry was back together in force at SATELLITE 2022, with greater international participation than recent years. Topics like in-orbit servicing, software, and the commercialization of IoT took center stage. Here are NSR’s top takeaways from the event….
Next year’s update to 5G will have non-terrestrial networks (NTN) standards, easing the integration of space and terrestrial connectivity. “We are bullish about the impact of 5G on the satellite industry,” Northern Sky Research (NSR) Consultant Lluc Palerm told Connectivity Business. “It is the biggest opportunity in the history of the industry.” The “functional freeze…
Direct Satellite to Mobile Devices Attracting 400 Million Subscribers in Next Decade Cambridge, MA – October 19, 2021 – NSR’s 5G via Satellite, 2nd Edition report, launched today, sees 5G access protocols that incorporate Non-Terrestrial Networks will attract 100s of millions of Smartphones and IoT devices to satellite networks by the decade’s close. Beyond traditional Telco areas, multiple segments show accelerated growth from transition to 5G, generating $125.5 Billion in cumulative service revenues. While COVID-19 may increase demand, delaying 3GPP Release 17, key actors in the.