Satellite Operators sit at Capacity Pricing Crossroads with Macroeconomic Headwinds, External Competitive Pressures, and Supply Chain Challenges Cambridge, MA – May 31st, 2022- NSR’s Satellite Capacity Pricing Index, 8th Edition finds Satellite Operators sitting at a crossroads of multiple macroeconomic headwinds, external competitive pressures, and supply chain challenges, driving need for innovative strategies. As pricing stabilizes.
DTH services apart (which are a declining market due to IP-Video trends) and GPS aside, satellite has never been able to reach the masses. In fact, satellite requires very specific equipment, know-how, etc. and, honestly, does not offer the convenience level of terrestrial alternatives. But the inclusion of Non-Terrestrial Networks in the definition of the 5G waveform and initiatives like AST.
NSR’s SIFA 11 Study Saw Revenue Contraction in 2020, but C-band Proceeds, Consumer Broadband, Backhaul, and Government Services to Drive Top Line Revenue Growth Cambridge, MA – November 3, 2021 – NSR’s Satellite Industry Financial Analysis, 11th Edition report, launched today, projects the global satcom industry contracted by 2.3% in FY2020 to USD $13.4B. While continuing sector trends such as a weakening DTH sector and COVID-19 impacts on aeronautical and maritime markets drove declines, enhanced revenue from spectrum leases, consumer broadband, backhaul and government.
A study from Northern Sky research (NSR) confirms a definite downward trend in video-related revenues for the world’s main satellite operators. NSR’s Satellite Industry Financial Analysis, 10th Edition report gives the good news first, saying: “The satcom industry continues to witness mixed financial results, with non-video revenues growing across multiple verticals.” “Video (including DTH and Video.