Version 3.0 of NSR’s LEO and MEO SATCOM Benchmarking Toolset Centralizes Data Management and Introduces Quarterly Updates Cambridge, MA – September 06, 2022 – Today NSR launched Version 3.0 of its Non-GEO Constellations Analysis Toolkit (NCAT3), enhancing the industry-leading evaluation toolset of LEO and MEO satellite constellations. NCAT3 expands the set of NSR-surveyed systems to.
Today’s iPhones and Androids cannot communicate directly with satellites in space. Instead, they must connect to nearby cell towers on the ground. But that may soon change. A large range of companies – from tiny startups to some of the biggest corporations on Earth – are racing each other to connect regular smartphones directly to.
Northern Sky Research (NSR) has cast its eye over a new scheme which brought together mega-satellite operator SpaceX along with cellular giant T-Mobile to deliver two-way connectivity between SpaceX and mobile users around the world. NSR, in a note to clients, said “this will be an innovative additional feature for the network, but also asks “how real.
Listen to NSR Principal Analyst Lluc Palerm with Analysys Mason Chief Analyst Larry Goldman, Partner Stéphane Piot and Research Director Caroline Gabriel discussing the impact of last week’s Space X and T-Mobile USA direct satellite-to-mobile-device service announcement.
While telcos have long worked with satellite providers, the scale of potential deals is changing. Lluc Palerm-Serra, analyst for NSR, an Analysys Mason company, reports the size of the deals is growing significantly. Just three to five years ago, a 100-site deployment was “massive” for backhaul. Today, some deals involve thousands of sites. “In Mexico.