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Research: Satellite ground segment worth $78bn

The cumulative value of satellite ‘ground segment’, needed for handling signals to and from orbiting satellites, will be worth $78 billion (€77.7bn) between 2022 to 2031, says a study from Euroconsult. The research states that ground segment, helped by the proliferation of new satellite deployments, will see the commercial user terminal segment experience a major […]

September 1, 2022By Chris Forrester

Larrea named Director of Euroconsult US

Euroconsult Group, the global consulting firm in the space sector, has announced the appointment of Natalia Larrea as Director of Euroconsult US. Larrea will lead the development of the company’s office in Washington DC and further expand business relations with US space stakeholders. Prior to this, Larrea served as Principal Advisor at Euroconsult Canada, leading […]

August 19, 2022

Forecast: In-flight connectivity market to double by 2031

Analysis by space consulting and market intelligence firm Euroconsult shows a 10 per cent increase in the number of commercial aircraft connected to in-flight services compared to 2020, totalling 9,900 planes by the end of 2021. Within the next decade, the number of aircraft using such services is expected to double to more than 21,000. […]

August 17, 2022

Forecast: 1 ton of smallsats to be launched per day

The latest update of the Prospects for the Small Satellite Market report was released this week by Euroconsult, forecasting further growth in the global supply and demand of government, commercial and academic satellites weighing up to 500 kg. The market intelligence report anticipates that about 18,500 smallsats will be launched over 2022-2031, representing about 365 […]

July 13, 2022

Study: C-band usage by satellite networks

A report from Euroconsult has explored the current and future supply and use of the extended C-Band, the planned C-Band and the 7025-7075 Mhz Band for satellite services. It has considered for each band the uplink and downlink frequencies, including the frequency bands 3400-3700 and 6425-6725 MHz (‘extended C-band’), 4500-4800 and 6725-7025 MHz (‘planned C-band’) […]

June 2, 2022

Research: Maritime satellite sector recovering

Research consultancy Euroconsult has released a report which looks at the maritime and cruise line sector. It finds that in 2020 satellite services for merchant shipping grew 4 per cent to $584 million (€540.7m), but Covid saw the market for cruise ship connectivity plummet. The cruise sector is, however, recovering. In the report titled Prospects […]

April 22, 2022By Chris Forrester

Forecast: HTS capacity supply to grow at “torrid pace”

Euroconsult has released the 6th edition of its High Throughput Satellites (HTS) report – its in-depth analysis of geostationary (GEO) and non-geostationary (NGSO) HTS markets including major drivers, strategic issues, competitive landscape and detailed forecasts of capacity supply and associated demand take-up. After helping reshape the satellite communications industry through their ever-improving capacity volumes and […]

March 24, 2022

Report: Satellite industry set for “unprecedented transformation”

A report from analysts at Paris-based Euroconsult and ST Engineering iDirect says that the satellite industry is set for unprecedented transformation, with the impact of cloud-based systems, the introduction of next-generation NGSO broadband constellations, and convergence towards a unified 5G network architecture. However, ground segments will also have to play a pivotal role to allow […]

February 24, 2022By Chris Forrester

Satellite CEOs: “2021 better than expected”

This past year has been full of continued Covid problems and a near-absence of lucrative cruise ship passengers and crews as well as much-curtailed airline traffic which combined to severely limit revenues for In Flight business communications and cruise holiday-makers (and their families). However, the consensus from satellite industry executives is that while this past […]

December 21, 2021

Sat-operators slam would-be constellations

The likes of Steve Collar, CEO at SES, have heavily criticised the 2021 trend to propose massive satellite constellations. Specifically, Collar had in mind the recent Rwanda proposal, with advice supplied by OneWeb founder Greg Wyler, for 327,230 orbiting satellites in low Earth orbit. Collar, speaking at the Euroconsult World Satellite Business Week in Paris, […]

December 16, 2021By Chris Forrester