In-Orbit Servicing: Technology and Market Readiness Undocked

The space industry is full of acronyms, but TRL or “Technology Readiness Level” is one that we hear often for many new and emerging markets. As a measure of the availability and status of the technology required for an operation, it gives an indication of how close to ‘lift-off’ is the said technology.

NSR: Satellite Ground Segment Reaching the “Clouds”, Generating $145 Billion in 10-Year Cumulative Revenues

NSR’s Commercial Satellite Ground Segment, 4th Edition (CSGS4) report, released today, forecasts global annual revenues for the Commercial Satellite Ground Segment to grow to $14.4 billion annually by 2028, with $145 billion in cumulative revenue over the next decade. Despite turbulence in the video market, Satellite TV continues to generate the largest volumes, pushing STBs (Set-top Box) and antennas to capture the biggest share of revenues.

Wireless Backhaul via Satellite: The Battleground between FSS & HTS

NSR’s longest-running coverage of wireless backhaul via satellite reveals a market filled with potential but faced with increasing internal and external competition.  Within the satellite industry, new HTS capacity from the likes of Intelsat EPIC and others stands to change the cost equation for mobile operators and truly enable data-rich mobile services.  Given the HTS.