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.
With backhaul networks rapidly transitioning to 4G and the installed base continuously expanding, Mobile Backhaul via Satellite offers sizable opportunities in all regions. Smallcells will play an increasingly important role in this growth, as lower costs expand the addressable market to areas previously uncovered due to industry cost metrics.
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.
The next set of standards ruling mobile networks, 5G, has the potential to change the way we interact and perceive the world to make it a digital experience.
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.