A few days ago, SpaceX launched payloads into orbit for the 100th time. An impressive milestone, the latest launch deployed 60 Starlink satellites into the company’s communication network. From communications to Earth Observation, constellations certainly are a core strategy in the commercialization of LEO. On an almost daily basis, announcements are made regarding investment, deployment,.
Now, as the industry rolls the dice on Non-GEO HTS constellations, FPA manufacturers with a government focus maybe hitting the jackpot…
The dedicated smallsat launch market is still far from reaching maturity, with demand still overwhelming supply; however, all signs point to progress being made in the right direction.
Fierce Wireless : Sequans CEO Georges Karam on working with Lockheed Martin on satellite LTE for IoT, M2M
LTE over satellite could come to play a critical connectivity role for emerging global IoT and M2M networks. Northern Sky Research estimates there will be 5.8 million M2M and IoT connections via satellite globally by 2023.