The Largest Opportunity in Satcom’s History: Direct Satellite-to-Device

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.

Advanced Television:Satellite video in “massive” downward trend

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.