Satellite Flexibility Requirements to Dominate Next Decade as Expectations Push Manufacturing Orders Cambridge, MA – October 10, 2021 – NSR’s new report Software-Defined Satellites (SDS), launched today, sees growing satellite flexibility requirements trigger an $86.9 Billion cumulative revenue opportunity by decade’s end. Non-GEO- HTS constellation satellites will lead uptake with 95% demonstrating full or partial flexibility as software-defined platforms by.
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.
Since then, cloud players have emerged as a key segment to watch out for in the satellite business, first through direct peering partnerships such as Azure ExpressRoute and IBM Direct Link, and more recently, through high profile dedicated business units as in the case of AWS Aerospace and Satellite Solutions and Azure Space.