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…

Fertile Ground in Agriculture IoT

M2M and IoT over satellite have mainly been implemented in cargo and transport applications, as well as in energy markets. However, one application (agriculture) is expected to buck the existing trend and achieve outsized returns…how can operators capture this growth, and excel in this increasingly competitive market? 

Smallsat IoT: Finally Time to Shine?

Once dismissed as hype – the planning of these constellations has come a long way. Is it finally time for smallsat IoT to shine, and how should it move forward in an era of COVID-19?