Lynk Global, a Falls Church, Virginia-based startup that aims to connect its satellites to cell phones to provide cellular service in remote areas, signed a deal with BICS, a wholesale provider of cellular voice and data services. Northern Sky Research (NSR) recently predicted that the direct satellite-to-device market has the potential to generate $66.8 billion.
NSR’s Wireless Backhaul via Satellite, 15th Edition discussed in reference to satellite backhaul costs. Earlier this week, NSR noted in a press release the satellite backhaul industry is “just scratching the surface of the addressable market,” with around 470 Gbps of traffic carried via this medium out of a total addressable market of 22 Tbps. By.