Every year NSR writes about an ‘upcoming wave’ of sovereign SATCOM capabilities – WGS-11+, Skynet-6EC, etc. and today is no different. In the past few months, the UK announced $2B in ‘new funding for military space programs’, the European Commission announced “€6 billion program” with a component focused on secure connectivity, and Australia recently opened.
Version 2.0 of NSR’s popular NGSO toolbox puts that capability at clients fingertips. With pre-loaded datasets, configurable filters, inputs and visualizations, Non-GEO Constellations Analysis Toolkit 2.0 (NCAT2) is a standalone NSR product that may also be leveraged in combination with market data and insight from relevant NSR research studies.
As the Space and Satellite Industry starts to meet again “in-person” at events like the 36th Annual Space Symposium – just what does the future look like for the space economy? 2020 and 2021 have been transformative years characterized by a truly massive number of satellites launched by ‘new players’ such as SpaceX’s Starlink, a.
As recognized on multiple occasions by Elon Musk, the Ground Segment, lowering end user terminal costs is probably “the most difficult technical challenge” Starlink is facing. In fact, this is the key to unlocking the Consumer Broadband market, not just for Starlink but for all the LEO constellations. The Rural Digital Opportunity Fund (RDOF) won.
SatNews: NSR’s Non-GEO Satcom Markets’ Transitions and Affirmations, From New Constellations to Pandemic
Against the COVID-19 odds, in 2020 a significant level of affirmation has been achieved with multiple players achieving key milestones with their developments and contract awards. These advancements are likely to set a pace for Non-GEO Satcom markets, especially in the fixed VSAT segment, driving both service and equipment revenues in the mid and long.