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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

Report: Satellite capacity costs stabilising

Northern Sky Research (NSR) in its latest analysis of capacity pricing, says that several markets are approaching price stabilisation across regions – if only temporarily. Report author Carlos Placido says that the industry’s Mobility applications (namely maritime and aero) that were the “star” performers driving pre-pandemic revenue growth for operators became the ones most adversely […]

May 24, 2021By Chris Forrester

NSR: “Satellite backhaul a $25bn service”

Northern Sky Research (NSR) in its latest report on the wireless backhaul sector, says not only is it worth $25 billion by 2030, the sector is “just scratching the surface of this significantly addressable market”. “Backhaul is one of the key growth engines for the Satcom Industry. A large portion of satellite capacity coming online […]

May 13, 2021

Report: Satellite backhaul worth $25bn annually by 2030

NSR’s Wireless Backhaul via Satellite, 15th Edition report, forecasts $25 billion (€21bn) in annual revenue in 2030 for satellite backhaul, propelled by explosive connectivity demand worldwide and post-Covid-19 recovery in the near term. As it is a core target of virtually every current and new satellite capacity provider, NSR expects Satellite Backhaul to represent one […]

April 12, 2021

Report: Satellite video in “massive” downward trend

A study from Northern Sky research (NSR) confirms a definite downward trend in video-related revenues for the world’s main satellite operators. NRS’s Satellite Industry’s Financial Analysis, 10th Edition report gives

March 4, 2021By Chris Forrester

Report: 5G the “moonshot objective” for satellite

The world’s major satellite players are busy preparing for 5G. While much of the focus has been on the US, where some of their C-band frequencies have been auctioned off by the FCC, similar sell-offs are happening around the globe. A report from Northern Sky Research (NSR) says that direct satellite connectivity to mobile, at […]

February 18, 2021By Chris Forrester