In the article, Isotropic Systems is licensing its next gen antenna tech, Christopher Baugh, President of Northern Sky Research (NSR), a leader in satcoms research and producer of the Aeronautical Satcom Markets report, explained the need for inflight connectivity such as this, saying, “…Terminal advancements made in 2020 will play a pivotal role in bringing.
In the Security News Desk article “Isotropic Systems licenses multibeam antenna tech”, “More than five billion people will fly this year with their smart phones in hand and growing expectations for a connected travel experience like the one they enjoy on the ground,” said Christopher Baugh, President of Northern Sky Research (NSR), a leader in.
When NSR noted that IFC markets did not do so well in 2018, it was not comparing the ‘hype’ with its forecast, but rather its own forecast with respect to contracts signed, antenna production, installation rates and aircraft to be outfitted. All these factors did not pan out as expected and despite a rather gloomy.
At the recent Satellite 2019 and the AIX 2019 conferences, there were many discussions centered on enhancing the passenger experience and, in the process, monetizing what is still today relatively low returns on IFC investments by airlines.
Also, broadband VSAT (very small aperture terminal) connectivity would be in one out of every three aircraft by the end of 2019, whereas by 2026, the number would rise to two third, as per Northern Sky Research’s Aeronautical SatCom Market’s 2017 report.