Satellite operators are at a crossroads due to a rapid revolution in satellite capacity provisioning worldwide. The satellite capacity industry was originally dominated by recurring, high-margin video applications, but its focus has now shifted to high-growth, data-centric services. A range of fixed and mobile data applications now dominate the growth story via numerous capacity types, orbits and ultimately, business.
Delving further into [their] report, NSR explained that the cloud is a key driver of a new wave of space and satellite innovation. “Cloud will be a critical component that ensures satellite players remain competitive,” NSR added. “Cloud is a means to ensure data delivery in big data applications – this is true from satcom.
Intelligences.info: Communications : SES liste les avantages de la connectivité par satellite à travers O3b mPOWER
French language article: During the SES webinar discussing SES’s O3b mPOWER, “NSR spoke of the benefits of satellite, the instant infrastructure it offers in Africa for telephony, connectivity, and emergency communication in remote areas, among others”.
Date: Wednesday, May 13, 2020
Time: 10AM EDT
Pricing has been a soft spot for the satcom industry over the past 4 years, as OTT pressure on video and data segment competition intensified. Changing metrics have sent operators looking to optimize revenue per MHz, in turn driving manufacturing innovation.