The “Bottom Line” from NSR discussed in SatMagazine’s article: “Set against these multiple challenges for the world’s ‘Big Four’ (Intelsat, SES, Eutelsat and Telesat) there’s good news from Northern Sky Research’s (NSR) annual VSAT and Broadband Satellite Markets study that suggests VSA/broadband is a fast-growing segment of the market and that over the next decade,.
The global satellite communication industry is transitioning to meet new market trends and match projected threats from perceived disruptors. It is typical to expect mergers and acquisitions (M&A) within any maturing industry, especially technology-driven sectors, where inventors regularly threaten incumbents. In the case of satcom, the industry is entering a new consolidation cycle, where vertical.
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.
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NSR’s Land Mobile via Satellite, 8th Edition report discussed in SpaceNews article. Northern Sky Research projects revenue from the connected car market, in which it includes buses and trains, to crest $1 billion by 2029, even though more than 99% of cars will remain unconnected by satellite.
“The interest in parts of OneWeb on the ground makes sense for any player currently planning a constellation. The challenge will be to sell the assets that are already in orbit.”