NSR quoted on Smallsat connectivity is increasingly in a starring role as the sector ramps up its operational footing amid an improving outlook for revenue and active engagement with markets.
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As the connected device market Smallsat ramps up, IoT companies have moved from design plans to real commercial service in the last couple of years, [NSR] noted. In addition to recent satellite launches, an increasing number of partnerships are targeting specific applications, such as mining and agriculture, are also moving ahead. “With these launches and.
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.
[NSR] shares insights from [their] recent report on ‘Satellite Ground Network Virtualization,’ and the implications for a ground segment that needs to catch up with innovations in space. [NSR] explains how the ground needs to become more virtual, software defined, and cloud-centric to unlock the capabilities of newer HTS satellites, flexible payloads…
MSS satellite services, and smallsats are generally the main focus for M2M and IoT nowadays, with narrowband applications being well suited to these technology types. However, NSR also covers the Ku-band and VSAT M2M/IoT markets, which currently take up approximately 21% of overall revenues for satcom M2M/IoT.