The start of a new decade is a perfect time to take stock of the dynamic state of the launch industry. The previous decade saw much in the way of exciting changes and technological developments, accelerated by an environment of high competition.
While the satellite industry is buzzing over the evolving LEO constellations wave, with news ranging from the launch of SpaceX’s Starlink satellites to the shutdown of Leosat, there is a similar flurry of activity at a much lower altitude in near-space.
Satellite Broadband Market to Soar Past $189 Billion in Cumulative Revenue in Next Decade Cambridge, MA – NSR’s VSAT and Broadband Satellite Markets 18th Edition report, released today, forecasts healthy revenues in the next decade with Enterprise VSAT gaining a slight edge over Consumer Broadband, accounting for greater than 50% of total revenues. Backhaul & Trunking.
Constellations have forced the entire industry onto the same superhighway so any step sideways or back could have a huge impact on the way forward for the whole business.
Financial “fitness” can be thought of as the funding – either self or outside – that is essential for breaking the barriers to entry and for survival in the short-term.