According to NSR’s Aeronautical Satcom Markets, 8th Edition report, 43% of the total number of IFC offering airlines cumulating to 31% of all aircraft now use an Airline-directed business model.
NSR expects promising opportunities in the fixed VSAT segment in its VSAT & Broadband Satellite, 18th Edition (VBSM18) report and stated the satellite industry is merely scratching the surface of opportunity with <1% service penetration for the consumer broadband vertical.
Does this mean the line between a retail and wholesale player is fading with upstream players competing with their own customers? Is this the right strategy for the Fixed VSAT ecosystem?
Consumer Broadband has been at the epicenter of the buzz created by the planned mega-constellations and upcoming very high capacity satellites. SpaceX, OneWeb and now Amazon plan to connect the unconnected billions globally, using Low Earth Orbit (LEO) satellite constellations.
Satellite Broadband Market to Soar Past $189 Billion in Cumulative Revenue in Next Decade Cambridge, MA – NSR’s VSAT and Broadband Satellite Markets 18th Edition report, released today, forecasts healthy revenues in the next decade with Enterprise VSAT gaining a slight edge over Consumer Broadband, accounting for greater than 50% of total revenues. Backhaul & Trunking.