Fewer independent satellite operators will make it more difficult for new operators to enter the market, according to analysts at Northern Sky Research. Future participants will also likely struggle to come up with the same abilities as those who have joined forces. However, even if fewer operators mean less competition to lower prices, NSR analysts.
Lynk Global, a Falls Church, Virginia-based startup that aims to connect its satellites to cell phones to provide cellular service in remote areas, signed a deal with BICS, a wholesale provider of cellular voice and data services. Northern Sky Research (NSR) recently predicted that the direct satellite-to-device market has the potential to generate $66.8 billion.
Shifting to Downstream Use Cases Yields $12Billion + in Annual Revenues by 2031 Cambridge, MA- September 13, 2002– NSR’s newly released Satellite-Based Earth Observation, 14th Edition (EO14) finds the downstream shift across Customer Verticals, Government/Military (Gov/Mil) demand, and a fast-evolving Ground Segment all driving a $92 Billion cumulative market opportunity through decade. Positioned to generate $12Billion + in annual.