Satcom 2021 in Review, and Prospects for 2022

2021 saw a continuation of industry-wide transition in the satellite communications market, with the COVID-19 pandemic accelerating or worsening key industry trends. Most of NSR’s guidance for the satcom market persisted through the year, and some are set to accelerate in 2022. These trends include uneven growth across various verticals, vertical integration and horizontal consolidation,.

Bridging the Digital Divide – Satcom Positioning and Opportunity

Wave-after-Wave in this ongoing pandemic, the one element that has been greatly highlighted, is the need for robust Internet connectivity and bridging the digital divide across the globe. Remote learning, working, healthcare, conducting businesses and other key socio-economic activities have become universal and hence have exposed the still wide digital divide across regions and communities..

How Is the Satellite Industry Impacted by the Electronics Shortage?

The global chip crisis has significantly impacted a variety of industries, and Satcom is obviously not immune to this widespread components shortage. All Satellite equipment manufacturers (be it Ground or Space segments) are encountering challenges meeting growing demand in the current COVID-19 climate. Taking Ground Segment as an illustration, NSR detected a good recovery in.

IoT Under Construction

With countries learning to adapt to COVID-19, the construction industry is rebounding after a relative lull in the level of construction, not to mention supply chain issues halting other construction sites. With construction ramping up, heavy equipment manufacturers are no longer just interested in revenues from only hardware and are expanding into connectivity as a service and analytics platforms. While.

Satellite 5G Transition Generates $125.5B Service Revenue Opportunity by 2030

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.