Diseconomies of Scale in Aero IFC

The inflight connectivity (IFC) market continues to shine as an attractive vertical for satellite operators, prompting some operators to move downstream. At the same time, service providers are investing in upstream capabilities to remain competitive. Depending on how analysts view the market, IFC shows both signs of a maturing landscape with the recent consolidations and.

NSR’s Aero Satcom Report Sees Recovering IFC Market Generating $48 Billion through Decade

Accelerated Narrow-body Aircraft Terminal Installations and Domestic Travel Return, Drives IFC Market Recovery  Cambridge, MA– April 4th, 2022- In its 10th year, NSR’s Aeronautical Satcom Markets (AERO10) report finds a $48 billion+ cumulative revenue opportunity through the decade for both service providers and equipment vendors. Driven by accelerated installation of terminals on narrow-body aircraft and the rapid.

Bridging the Digital Divide – Satcom Positioning and Opportunity

Wave-after-Wave in this ongoing pandemic, the one element that has been greatly highlighted, is the need for robust Internet connectivity and bridging the digital divide across the globe. Remote learning, working, healthcare, conducting businesses and other key socio-economic activities have become universal and hence have exposed the still wide digital divide across regions and communities..

How Is the Satellite Industry Impacted by the Electronics Shortage?

The global chip crisis has significantly impacted a variety of industries, and Satcom is obviously not immune to this widespread components shortage. All Satellite equipment manufacturers (be it Ground or Space segments) are encountering challenges meeting growing demand in the current COVID-19 climate. Taking Ground Segment as an illustration, NSR detected a good recovery in.

Adding Satcom Value by Leveraging 5G

Astranis is revolutionizing the Satcom value chain with a third service provider acquiring its own satellite capacity (PDI, Anuvu and most recently Andesat). This will certainly not be the last instance in which a Communications Service Provider acquires its own Space segment. In fact, in the time of cheap and easy access to Space, satellites become commoditized, and Satellite Operators need to rethink what value they bring.