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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

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

Forecast: Satellite 5G could reach 400m subs by 2030

A report from analysts at Northern Sky Research (NSR) forecasts that satellite-based 5G access could attract 400 millions of subscribers by 2030. The subscribing numbers will be made up of Smartphones and Internet of Things (IoT) devices. “Beyond traditional telco areas, multiple segments show accelerated growth from transition to 5G, generating $125.5 billion in cumulative […]

October 19, 2021By Chris Forrester

Report: Free Wi-Fi coming to aircraft

A report from Norther Sky Research (NSR) suggests that while the Inflight Connectivity (IFC) market has inevitably been hard hit by the Covid pandemic and the severe cancellation of air traffic, both for business and holiday journeys, recovery is now taking place. As aviation traffic continues to bounce back following widespread vaccination programmes, the IFC […]

September 27, 2021By Chris Forrester

Forecast: Quantum satellites worth $2.6bn by 2030

There are new satellites now emerging from major sat-builders and operators and described as “quantum” craft. They are best-identified as being ultra-flexible in their operation, and embracing high levels of security. Northern Sky Research (NSR) in its latest report says that the potential to deliver “unlimited” security will itself help drive revenues to $2.6 billion […]

September 15, 2021By Chris Forrester

NSR: “Non-GEO will add competition”

A Northern Sky Research study says the impact on non-Geostationary High Throughput Satellite supply will dramatically change the parameters for satellite operators. “The Satellite Industry’s transformation continues with revenues shifting to Data verticals and deep changes in business models. The onslaught of capacity coming in targeted to tap key markets, specifically Backhaul, Consumer Broadband, Mobility […]

August 4, 2021By Chris Forrester

Forecast: 24,700 satellites to be launched by 2030

Northern Sky Research (NSR) in its latest analysis says that, during the current decade, satellite manufacturing will see some 24,700 satellites launched into orbit. This forecast includes commitments from the proposed mega-constellations. “Upcoming deadlines for international

July 2, 2021By Chris Forrester

Analyst: Satellite sectors recovering from pandemic

Northern Sky Research (NSR), in its latest report, says many of the satellite industry’s key sectors are recovering strongly. “With normalisation from the Covid-19 pandemic on the horizon, supply and demand dynamics are now being reconsidered as satellite operators craft go-to-market strategies in order to tap into high-growth verticals. A key

June 25, 2021By Chris Forrester

Report: IFC to recover in 2023

In-Flight Connectivity (IFC) has suffered badly during the pandemic. The prospects are that there will be a “U-shaped” recovery for aircraft-based IFC revenues, according to Northern Sky Research’s (NSR) latest study on Aeronautical Satcom Markets. NSR sees a rebound on the horizon for significantly impacted aero IFC services, with a U-shaped recovery underway and revenue […]

June 8, 2021By Chris Forrester