When considering 5G, one might inadvertently focus on user-oriented characteristics such as latency or throughput. However, the reality is that one area where 5G will be more disruptive is on the backend of networks
Cloud services ranging from IaaS and edge computing to virtualization and SaaS applications are not new to the IT industry; they have been well-known for years and are traditional concepts in most sectors. Not so in the satellite sector though, where a surge in the adoption of cloud-based technologies is underway.
The satellite industry poses interesting use cases and opportunity for cloud adoption, and mainstream Cloud Service Providers (CSPs) are beginning to take note.