Viasat collects some thoughts from a cross section of NSR in this article, including OneWeb Finally Launches, Satellite 5G Progress, C-Band Spectrum Decisions, Pricing Freefall, Financials in Focus, Smallsats Take Center Stage, Falcon Heavy Enters the Scene, and Still Waiting for Flat Panel Antennas.
Handheld telephones are a traditional, legacy of mobile satellite service, with these devices long used for remote satcom communications. However, in recent years, growth of handhelds has flatlined, driven by increased terrestrial connectivity, new alternatives and more versatile devices. With the market undergoing increasing change, the L-band land mobile market of the past isn’t the.
There has been significant industry focus on the connected car via satellite, and whether satellite can have a significant role to play with private and government vehicles. However, what is oftentimes missing from the debate, is the prospect for connected trains and buses to be served via satellite. While the broadband connected car will present.
Growth will remain modest across the traditional land mobile market; however, there is significant upside potential to connect vehicles — most notably buses, trains and cars with high speed, always on connectivity combining IoT type applications with in-vehicle hotspot internet. While cars have the greatest addressable market, connected trains and buses are a much surer.
Connected Vehicles Continue to Generate Buzz, but Hurdles Remain to Widescale Adoption Cambridge, MA – NSR’s Land Mobile via Satellite, 6th Edition (LMvS6), released today, forecasts the markets to yield $18 billion in cumulative retail revenues from the satcom land mobile markets, and annual retail equipment revenues to quadruple from $92 million in 2017 to $376.