A Price War Coming for Satcom IoT?

Satcom IoT is going from strength to strength, and not showing any signs of stopping, with NSR expecting growth to continue over the coming decade across a wide range of applications. However, on the horizon are many competing IoT network deployments that promise to significantly lower the cost of hardware and airtime costs associated with.

Merchant Matters… A Lot

While a lot of attention has been given to the bandwidth battles in the cruise industry, it is easy to forget that merchant maritime is the bread and butter of the maritime satcom market.  With all facets of the market looking to improve operations, adding more digitalization and automation into their operations, the need for.

Would GEO operators miss SSL?

News that SSL could abandon GEO communications satellite manufacturing sent ripples across the industry, helping to crystallise a trend that could have even wider implications for the market. While it would be “kind of a big deal” for operators to have one less supplier in GEO communications satellite manufacturing, “it may not be a minus.

Satellite EOL: Not One Size Fits All

As the technological prowess of satellite component and prime manufacturers has developed over the past half century, satellites have increased not only in capabilities but in longevity. A satellite launched in the 1990s was designed to operate for an average 12 years, a life expectancy that by the 2000s increased to 15 years. Many continue.