After years of hype, 5G is finally a (partial) reality with the first set of standards published on 3GPP Release 15.
In the traditional satcom business case dominated by video, the satellite and the orbital position were the core differentiators (multicast advantage, platform effects on DTH and Video Distribution). However, in a world that is increasingly dominated by data, raw satellite capacity is commoditizing and the new entities driving growth are networks. This has tremendous implications.
LEO constellations such as OneWeb or SpaceX continue to see Internet to the masses as a primary target market. However, for this market to materialize, the whole ecosystem must align, and antennas (among other elements) are still a big unresolved issue for consumer-grade services. In which direction are market forces and incentives pushing the development.
HTS Deployments & Key Verticals Make Ground Segment a Key Driver for Satellite Industry Return to Growth Cambridge, MA – NSR’s Commercial Satellite Ground Segment, 3rd Edition report, released today, forecasts annual global revenues for the Commercial Satellite Ground Segment will grow to $15.71 billion by 2027. Set top boxes (STBs) and antennas capture the.