In the SatNews article, “Six Percent Satellite Industry Growth, According to NSR’s Latest Analysis and Report”, [NSR] said the industry is set to witness a higher diversification in fleet strategy going forward with options from FSS Hybrid (high EBITDA) to VHTS (efficiency) to small GEOs (regional/mission specific) to non-GEOs (ubiquitous) from various stand-alone and integrated operators.
2018 emerged as an understatement compared to the hype generated by satellite operators. Revenue didn’t rebound according to expectations, pricing and backlog both declined across operators, and video finally showed no signs of further growth, as multiple operators posted revenue declines in video even with marginally increasing demand. Looking downstream, suffice it to say that.
NSR Report: Satellite Operator Financials Show Slight 2017 Growth via New Pivot Strategies and Data Verticals
Although Pricing Pressure and Video Revenue Declines Weigh Against High FSS Fill Rates and HTS Growth Cambridge, MA – Oct 16, 2018 – NSR’s Satellite Industry Financial Analysis, 8th Edition (SIFA8), released today, finds most operators demonstrated higher fill rates in 2017, though aggregate operator revenues increased by just 0.5%. Increasing demand in mobility,.