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.
In the article “Space companies use Earth-imaging satellites to combat climate change”, “The market eagerly awaits larger volumes of data and more services,” NSR said. “New technology, such as artificial intelligence and machine learning, will make Earth observation service even better and more accurate.”
NSR’s 5G via Satellite: Impacts, Demand and Revenue Potential to 2029 report, just released, forecasts deep 5G impact in the satellite ecosystem with close to 10 Million active units by 2029.
SpeedCast and GEE both had problems before COVID-19 hit, and their bankruptcy filings should really come as no surprise. As the mobility satcom market experiences an unprecedented disruption, these already stressed businesses made hard choices around their future – internal fractions in the iceberg of Maritime SATCOM Connectivity.