The wide Telecommunications industry is on the verge of a major transformation with the arrival of 5G. Satcom is no different and 5G represents an extraordinary window of opportunity for becoming a mainstream solution. How can Satcom maximize this opportunity? With COVID-19 we might have lost sight of a big inflexion point in 2020: the.
In this sense, 5G will be transformational in many aspects of the Satcom ecosystem: from stimulating demand in many segments, seamlessly integrating Satcom in the mainstream Telco ecosystem or becoming a tool for optimizing Satellite Network design and operations.
Once dismissed as hype – the planning of these constellations has come a long way. Is it finally time for smallsat IoT to shine, and how should it move forward in an era of COVID-19?
NSR’s M2M and IoT via Satellite, 11th Edition (M2M11) report, published today, forecasts $12.4 billion in revenues to be generated over the next 10 years.
Northern Sky Research (NSR) points out that while the majority of connected IoT devices will connect via terrestrial means, there remains a niche for low cost satcom services to deliver uninterrupted connectivity for devices operating outside of terrestrial network footprints and move in and out of terrestrial networks.