This past June SpaceX’s Starlink competitor OneWeb, in partnership with Speedcast, entered the maritime market. As LEO broadband connectivity is a new market, the key factors that end-users value have yet to be solidified. Nevertheless, both Committed Information Rate (CIR) and the Service Level Agreement (SLA) alongside CAPEX and OPEX will determine the “winner”. Ultimately,.
In the digital age, fair access to dependable broadband services remains a pressing concern, particularly in rural and low-density areas. High-Altitude Platforms (HAPs) appear as a potential options as telecom providers attempt to overcome the digital divide. But how should these businesses choose which solution is the best? NSR’s High Altitude Platform, 5th Edition report.
NSR quoted in Capacity Media article “Newtec and Telesat trial connectivity on LEO satellites” – Wholesale operator revenue from non-geostationary satellite constellations is predicted to see a compound annual growth rate of over 40% during the next decade, according to figure from Northern Sky Research.