Satellite communications is by far the largest segment in terms of data traffic via satellite. Despite major developments in the Earth Observation industry in recent years, data traffic for point-to-point communications via the satellite bent pipe continues to grow rapidly. The cloud is expected to play an increasingly important role across several segments in the.
The “Bottom Line” from NSR discussed in SatMagazine’s article: “Set against these multiple challenges for the world’s ‘Big Four’ (Intelsat, SES, Eutelsat and Telesat) there’s good news from Northern Sky Research’s (NSR) annual VSAT and Broadband Satellite Markets study that suggests VSA/broadband is a fast-growing segment of the market and that over the next decade,.
NSR commenting on market diversification opportunities as SpaceX targets satellite mobility operators with Starlink expansion. “Right now, there really isn’t a high-bandwidth/low latency form factor solution for that market segment that would match the terminal form factor of Starlink,”
The global satellite communication industry is transitioning to meet new market trends and match projected threats from perceived disruptors. It is typical to expect mergers and acquisitions (M&A) within any maturing industry, especially technology-driven sectors, where inventors regularly threaten incumbents. In the case of satcom, the industry is entering a new consolidation cycle, where vertical.
SpaceX is seeking regulatory permission to connect moving vehicles to its rapidly expanding Starlink constellation, branching the broadband network out of fixed homes and offices towards satellite mobility operators. Satellite operators Inmarsat, SES and Intelsat are among those likely to feel the most disruption in the land-mobile market, [NSR] said. Depending on the exact form.