Kristen Kloster-Grady, Vice President of Marketing of NSR Kristen is instrumental in leading all marketing activities at NSR and building NSR’s brand and presence worldwide. From the time of her joining to now, Kristen has implemented multi-faceted marketing plans across all platforms and increased our audience and reach each month. She is a true leader.
The ground segment was one of the sectors of the space business hit the hardest by COVID, according to a consultant with NSR. He says deployments and new deals were halted due to travel restrictions, challenges with the value chain, and caution with expenditures. Revenues fell by more than 18 percent in 2020 to under $3.
The space and satellite industry got back together in person at SATELLITE 2021 with a lot to discuss, as progress has not slowed down since March 2020. This year, topics like ground station standardization, vertical integration, and consolidation drove conversations. Here are NSR’s 10 takeaways from the show…..
One irreversible and accelerating trend is operators gravitating towards increasing levels and layers of managed services, now also with cloud tie-ins, adds NSR. “Operators are extending their roles in network infrastructure, management, and provisioning. So, outside broadcast, satellite bandwidth pricing is shifting away from megahertz and megabits per second denominations, and moving toward custom service.
Analytics and other data products from satellite imagery are projected to be a $2.2 billion annual business by the end of the decade, according to NSR’s Big Data Analytics Via Satellite annual report published in November 2020. According to NSR, the services sector — which includes insurance, banking and other financial services, along with commodity.