BollyInside: Riding the wave of consolidation

Fewer independent satellite operators will make it more difficult for new operators to enter the market, according to analysts at Northern Sky Research. Future participants will also likely struggle to come up with the same abilities as those who have joined forces. However, even if fewer operators mean less competition to lower prices, NSR analysts.

Capacity: Burning through money

No wonder that satellite analysis company Northern Sky Research (NSR) believes the industry’s revenues will go down by 7% and will take more than three years to go back to last year’s levels. NSR agrees with OneWeb’s assertion that the fall is the result of the Covid-19 pandemic, “and the recovery won’t be immediate”.