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Report: “Meteoric growth” in satcom terminals

A report from global technology intelligence firm ABI Research says there’s a “meteoric growth in VSAT, BGAN, SatPhones + 5G mobile services to fuel billions of dollars growth in the satcom terminals market by 2030″. ABI says that, in recent years, satcom systems have undergone an evolution. The industry’s shift to commercial space, also known […]

January 29, 2024By Chris Forrester

Report: 5G yet to achieve full potential

The features and functionality of 5G-Advanced means the technology is primed for enterprise – but only if mobile operators can consider its applications and turn use cases into practical solutions. This is according to a report commissioned by InterDigital, a mobile and video technology research and development company, and written by market research firm ABI […]

November 15, 2023

Forecast: 5G NTN-mobile revenues at $18bn by 2031

The growing convergence of satellite technology and cellular smartphones has been made possible by integrating Non-Terrestrial Networks (NTN) connectivity into the 5G cellular ecosystem, as introduced in 3GPP Release-17. According to technology intelligence firm ABI Research, the NTN-Mobile segment has the potential to reach a market value of at least $18 billion (€16.5bn), with up […]

July 7, 2023

Forecast: Satellite IoT revenue at $7.8bn by 2030

Decreasing costs of satellite launches and lower capital outlays have enabled several new Small Satellite (SmallSat) operators (such as Swarm Technologies, Kepler, FOSSA Systems, Sateliot, Lacuna Space, HEAD Aerospace Group, and Totum Labs) to enter the satellite Internet-of-Things (IoT) market with low-cost and low-power satellite connectivity offerings. These new entities seek to challenge traditional satellite IoT incumbents, including Inmarsat, Iridium, ORBCOMM, and Globalstar, to provide a […]

June 30, 2023

Study: 5G to transform global economy

According to a report by technology intelligence firm ABI Research, 5G connectivity will contribute $508 billion (€472bn) to global GDP by 2030. As 5G enables automation and digitisation, even in highly critical use cases, this GDP surge will be driven by voice and connected worker use cases in industrial environments. Deployments within manufacturing are expected […]

June 2, 2023

Forecast: 5G subs to reach 3.2bn in 2027

The 5G Core (5GC) market is expanding. To date, more than 35 5GC networks are operating in 5G standalone (SA) mode. 5GC is expected to lead to a growth in devices connected to the network and the traffic routed through it. Technology intelligence firm ABI Research forecasts that 5G subscriptions will increase from 934 million […]

May 26, 2023

Research: Connectivity demand drives SatCom terminal sales

Satellite Communications (SatCom) has entered a period of renewed interest with innovative technological advances, mainly driven by ballooning investment dollars in the high-growth space tech segment and the demand for global connectivity. The SatCom ecosystem has two segments: ground equipment and space. Global technology intelligence firm ABI Research foresees sustained ground segment growth from the […]

February 23, 2023

Forecast: LEO subs to top 2.4m in 2023

Elon Musk’s Starlink is expected to launch 3-4 batches of its broadband satellites per month throughout 2023. Each batch will be of about 50 satellites, unless Musk achieves success with SpaceX’s massive Starship rocket when the number carried could approach 350-400 per launch. A forecast from ABI Research says that SpaceX’s existing 3,500+ satellites in […]

January 19, 2023By Chris Forrester

Forecast: Satcoms service market to reach $141bn by 2030

The deployment of satellite constellations in Low Earth Orbit (LEO) for low-latency and high throughput network applications and extending terrestrial network (TN) coverage have become significant drivers in the adoption of satellite services in the global telecommunications sector, notes technology intelligence firm ABI Research who forecasts that this adoption will culminate in $141 billion (€135.7bn) […]

November 17, 2022

Forecast: 5G FWA subs at 58m by 2026

According to technology intelligence firm ABI Research, worldwide 5G FWA will reach 58 million subscriptions in 2026. In the near term, the US is driving the number of 5G FWA connections with major operators aggressively expanding their FWA business. “MNOs can launch 5G FWA services to boost revenues by using their spare network capacity in […]

November 3, 2022