The “Bottom Line” from NSR discussed in SatMagazine’s article: “Set against these multiple challenges for the world’s ‘Big Four’ (Intelsat, SES, Eutelsat and Telesat) there’s good news from Northern Sky Research’s (NSR) annual VSAT and Broadband Satellite Markets study that suggests VSA/broadband is a fast-growing segment of the market and that over the next decade,.
LEOs are transforming the satellite industry, and the ground segment is no different. While the opportunity for equipment vendors is massive, it is not absent of risks. Non-GEOs will certainly unlock new areas of growth where equipment vendors can capture a portion of the value. However, participating in the NGSO ecosystem requires heavy R&D efforts.
There is no doubt that Government & Military customers are a significant consumer of space-based assets. For both the Infrastructure (manufacturing and launch) and commercial connectivity, Gov/Mil markets are some of the largest and most concentrated around. While complex in terms of engagement, or ‘exact agency/organization/administration’, these customers are one of the key pillars of.