Big Primes Squeezing into a Smallsat World

Following Boeing’s acquisition of Millennium Space Systems in August, all of the leading prime contractors in the manufacturing sector have made a play in the small satellite market. Lockheed Martin’s investment in Terran Orbital, Airbus’s joint venture with OneWeb, Thales Alenia Space’s partnership with Spaceflight Industries, and SSL’s in-house development, among others, have each committed resources to smallsat manufacturing capabilities. With all eyes now turning.

NSR Report: Smallsats to Accelerate M2M/IoT Satcom Market

Low Cost Smallsat M2M/IoT Services to Capture 3.7 million Units by 2027, but Revenue Opportunities are Modest Cambridge, MA – September 25, 2018 – NSR’s M2M and IoT via Satellite, 9th Edition report forecasts smallsat M2M/IoT constellations are set to propel market growth via low latency, low cost, albeit low ARPU, service. NSR’s first time.