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Forecast: Satellite broadband demand to boom

Northern Sky Research (NSR) forecasts that there’s going to be a huge increase in satellite-based broadband demand over the next few years. NSR’s VSAT and Broadband Satellite Market, 20th Edition finds High Throughput Satellites (HTS), themselves a major market growth factor, moving the segment from 800 Gb/s in 2020 demand to 15 Tb/s in 2030, […]

December 10, 2021By Chris Forrester

Report: Space traffic data volumes to grow 14x

The Space Traffic Study from satellite and space sector research firm NSR finds that the amount of data to/from space will reach more than 500 exabytes of information from 2020 to 2030. Driven by the increasing needs for satellite-based connectivity and earth observation, data either generated in space or traveling through space will be roughly […]

December 6, 2021

OneWeb signs for new In-Flight terminal

Satellite communications operator OneWeb has signed a joint development agreement with GDC Advanced Technology (GDC). GDC is developing and testing a new In-Flight Connectivity terminal which OneWeb says will deliver the benefits of its LEO constellation including high throughput and low latency to airlines and their passengers from 2023. The pair say the terminal will […]

December 1, 2021By Chris Forrester

Analysis: Spectrum proceeds to drive sat-op growth

The Satellite Industry Financial Analysis, 11th Edition from satellite and space sector research and consulting firm NSR projects the global satcom industry contracted by 2.3 per cent in FY2020 to $13.4 billion (€11.6bn). While continuing sector trends such as a weakening DTH sector and COVID-19 impacts on aeronautical and maritime markets drove declines, enhanced revenue […]

November 3, 2021By Colin Mann

Analyst: LEOs to boost satellite broadband

The demand for broadband connectivity over both fixed and mobile broadband networks is increasing dramatically. However, despite network expansions and upgrades, only half of households worldwide currently have access to fixed broadband services. With the rollout of Low Earth Orbit (LEO) constellations, satellite broadband services will improve broadband penetration significantly. Global tech market advisory firm […]

April 16, 2021