Northern Sky Research (NSR) forecasts that there’s going to be a huge increase in satellite-based broadband demand over the next few years. NSR’s VSAT and Broadband Satellite Market, 20th Edition finds High Throughput Satellites (HTS), themselves a major market growth factor, moving the segment from 800 Gb/s in 2020 demand to 15 Tb/s in 2030, and values.
Does this mean the line between a retail and wholesale player is fading with upstream players competing with their own customers? Is this the right strategy for the Fixed VSAT ecosystem?
Video is that largest consumer of bandwidth today and will increase exponentially over the long term –streaming video that is, not linear TV. As the industry moves from video in terms of cord-cutting to streaming data, the satellite play is still unclear when it comes to supporting services such as Netflix or Hulu. Today, there.