The inflight connectivity (IFC) market continues to shine as an attractive vertical for satellite operators, prompting some operators to move downstream. At the same time, service providers are investing in upstream capabilities to remain competitive. Depending on how analysts view the market, IFC shows both signs of a maturing landscape with the recent consolidations and.
Accelerated Narrow-body Aircraft Terminal Installations and Domestic Travel Return, Drives IFC Market Recovery Cambridge, MA– April 4th, 2022- In its 10th year, NSR’s Aeronautical Satcom Markets (AERO10) report finds a $48 billion+ cumulative revenue opportunity through the decade for both service providers and equipment vendors. Driven by accelerated installation of terminals on narrow-body aircraft and the rapid.
During the Connected Aviation Intelligence Summit virtual panel on 9 June 2021, executives from SpaceX, OneWeb, and Telesat forecast that most IFC capacity will come from Low-Earth Orbit systems over the next decade. SpaceX and Telesat executives expressed higher optimism that LEO will claim 90% or more of IFC services by 2030. This begs the question,.
NSR said that LEO models may give way to third party partnerships, in which a company like Fortnite, Minecraft, or a real-time chat application, partners with an airline to pay for the LEO service to promote their offering. Overall, NSR said that airlines will have to weigh their needs when it comes to route map,.
“At the start of 2021, the Global Satcom Industry finds itself enduring stunted growth due to bankruptcies and revenue declines across both satellite operator and service provider segments” states NSR. “Essentially two options remain accessible to operators today”