The Ground Segment Di(LEO)mma

LEOs are transforming the satellite industry, and the ground segment is no different. While the opportunity for equipment vendors is massive, it is not absent of risks. Non-GEOs will certainly unlock new areas of growth where equipment vendors can capture a portion of the value.  However, participating in the NGSO ecosystem requires heavy R&D efforts.

SatNews: Groundwork For COVID-19 Recovery

[NSR] discusses the Satellite Ground Segment’s COVID-19 recovery in his SatNews article. The Satellite Ground Segment has been one of the hardest-hit steps in the value chain brought about by the pandemic. With many deployments and new deals halted due to lockdowns, equipment could not be shipped, and revenues were not generated. But COVID-19 also.

Satellite Evolution Group: NSR releases Global Satellite Ground Segment, 5th Edition (GSGS5)

The Satellite Evolution Group discusses NSR’s Global Satellite Ground Segment, 5th Edition report. The longest-standing and most complete analysis and forecast of the commercial satellite ground equipment sector. The study leverages NSR’s extensive and in-depth satellite industry knowledge and provides shipments and equipment revenues for all key industry segments.

Groundwork for COVID-19 Recovery

The Satellite Ground Segment has been one of the hardest-hit steps in the value chain brought about by the pandemic. With many deployments and new deals halted due to lockdowns, equipment could not be shipped, and revenues were not generated. But COVID-19 also accelerated the transformation of the industry, laying the groundwork for solid future.

Via Satellite: NSR’s 14 Predictions for Space in 2021

As we (thankfully) close the books on 2020 and look forward to a hopeful restart in 2021, NSR was asked to provide their top predictions for the space industry in 2021. The prognostications below cut across all segments of the industry, but all have one theme in common…