Over the past seven years, satellite capacity pricing has maintained a year-on-year downward spiral, primarily driven by the imbalance in supply-demand dynamics and the transition to High Throughput Satellites (HTS) with better unit economies. However, since 2020, with the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic, satellite capacity pricing negotiations have become increasingly intricate as service providers.
The wide Telecommunications industry is on the verge of a major transformation with the arrival of 5G. Satcom is no different and 5G represents an extraordinary window of opportunity for becoming a mainstream solution. How can Satcom maximize this opportunity? With COVID-19 we might have lost sight of a big inflexion point in 2020: the.
With 5 players racing to launch their LEO/MEO fleets in SpaceX, OneWeb, SES, Amazon and Telesat, and with first 4 committing financially, the satcom world is finally acknowledging the Non-GEO shift.
“Remember that time is money” wrote Benjamin Franklin in a 1748 book. The concept of opportunity cost believed to trace back to ancient Greek philosophers but popularized by one of the founding fathers of the United States, may nowhere be more critical to business than in the realms of high-frequency trading (HFT).
In Via Satellite article, Bandwidth Pricing: How Low Can it Go?- “For GEO HTS, sub $200 per megabits per second, per month pricing will be a reality by 2025 across various applications, as we enter a new decade, we are going to see more managed services.