Turning the Satellite Business Model Upside-Down

The traditional satcom industry can be argued to be entering its third transition phase, after the FSS video boom until 2010 and the HTS influenced pricing decline more recently. With languishing growth in 2018, alongside declining EBITDA margins and backlog, the operator industry remains uncertain on video, while debating on the merits of going fully.

NSR Report: Satellite Operator Financials Show Slight 2017 Growth via New Pivot Strategies and Data Verticals

Although Pricing Pressure and Video Revenue Declines Weigh Against High FSS Fill Rates and HTS Growth   Cambridge, MA – Oct 16, 2018 – NSR’s Satellite Industry Financial Analysis, 8th Edition (SIFA8), released today, finds most operators demonstrated higher fill rates in 2017, though aggregate operator revenues increased by just 0.5%. Increasing demand in mobility,.

The Future of Satellite Video

The traditional linear TV via satellite market has been a mainstay of satellite operator revenues, with long term contracts providing certainty, and the high bandwidth nature of video boosting fill rates for many FSS satellite operators. However, there are significant challenges on the horizon, …

In-flight connectivity to generate $37bn in 10 years – report

According to Northern Sky Research’s (NSR) Aeronautical Satcom Markets, 6th Edition report, In-flight connectivity revenue will be driven primarily by new HTS services and greater penetration in all regions of the world. NSR projects that demand will reach almost 295 Gbps of high-throughput satellite (HTS) capacity and more than 92 transponders of FSS Ku-band demand.