Demand for Inflight Connectivity (IFC) is at an all-time high, with growth outpacing the general aviation sector’s recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic. The pandemic heralded two fundamental changes in IFC demand. First, passengers developed more hunger to stay connected while onboard, emulating behavioral patterns learned at home at the peak of the pandemic-induced work-from-anywhere and.
Non-GEO HTS is not going anywhere. Despite concerns over the business case, over a thousand Non-GEO HTS satellites have already been deployed by various players. Operators like OneWeb, SpaceX, Kuiper, and new, private ventures in China are the main drivers of a satellite market expecting over 24,000 assets to be launched by the end of.
A surge of NewSpace startups and traditional companies alike have leveraged cloud services to reduce lead time and grow revenues across the space industry. According to NSR’s Cloud Computing via Satellite, 2nd Edition report, Communications and Earth Observation are identified as the biggest opportunities in this market. Together they account for $18B of the projected.
The ongoing pandemic has presented a plethora of opportunities as well as challenges to some of the emerging business verticals like Space Tourism and Travel. Recently, the DearMoon project, initiated by Japanese billionaire Yusaku Maezawa recorded millions of participants applying to pursue their dream. On the other hand, Spaceport Cornwall rejected Virgin Galactic’s plan for.
While there is no doubt that COVID-19 has impacted the Maritime market, the “COVID-dip” is significantly less pronounced for Maritime than Aeronautical SATCOM markets.