ViaSatellite: 5G May Be the Future, but 4G is Now
“Satellite direct to 4G is still at the experimental stage”.
Lower prices mean satellite can compete more successfully with terrestrial alternatives, which in turn drives up demand.
“In the past, [mobile operators] looked at satellite as the connectivity of last resort, but with falling prices and technical improvements, it’s become much more competitive,”. Satnews: NSR’s Latest EO Report Just Published