Market Trends

Evolving Competitive Environment for FSS Operators Forces Adaptation

Paris, France, February 6, 2018- According to Euroconsult's newly-published report, FSS Operators: Benchmarks & Performance Review, the size of the FSS market has been relatively stable over the last five years (US$11.3 Billion), but behind this total significant changes have played out. The market share of the top four operators has gradually eroded to 60%, while three new companies (YahSat, Thaicom and Insat) have joined the top ten. Twelve new players have emerged in the past five years including three in 2017 (BRI, BulgariaSat and Telebras) for a total of 46 revenue-generating operators at year-end 2017.

In-Orbit Servicing Market Opportunity Exceeds US$ 3 Billion

Cambridge, Mass., February 1, 2018 – NSR’s industry-first In-Orbit Servicing Markets (IoSM) report, released today, finds the nascent in-orbit servicing market poised for growth, and forecasts a total market of over US$ 3 Billion in the next 10 years. Life extension services drive most of this revenue, as many in-orbit service providers plan to enter the market in the next five years servicing commercial and government customers with additional solutions to fleet management.

Land Mobile Satcom Rebounds via Product Diversification

Cambridge, Mass., January 10, 2018–NSR’s newly released Land Mobile via Satellite 5th Edition(LMvS5) forecasts cumulative revenues of over $19.4 billion over the 2016-2026 timeframe. After experiencing a challenging 2015-2016, MSS operator land revenues have rebounded to single-digit growth, due to an increasingly diverse product portfolio and (slight) rebounds in energy markets, which had depressed the Land Mobile via Satellite market in earlier years.

Africa to Add 17.4 million Pay TV subs

London, UK, January 8, 2018--The number of pay TV subscribers in Sub-Saharan Africa will increase by 74% between 2017 and 2023 to reach 40.89 million. However, the Sub-Saharan Africa Pay TV Forecasts report estimates that subscriber growth will outstrip revenue progress. Pay TV revenues will climb by 41% to $6.64 billion by 2023, up by US$ 2 billion on 2017.

Constellations to Drive Smallsat Markets through Next Decade

Cambridge, Mass., January 2, 2018 –NSR’s newly released Small Satellite Markets, 4th Edition (SSM4) report identifies growth across the 1-500 kg smallsat market with 5,000 satellites launching within the next decade, generating cumulative revenues of US$ 25 Billion in manufacturing and launch services. Constellations remain the strongest driver of market growth; 70% of satellites to launch will be part of such a group of 5 or more satellites with the same mission. North America and Asia present the largest near-term opportunities, building on well-developed satellite ecosystems and leveraging the growth prospects in Earth Observation, Communications, and Science applications.

Global V-Band Satellite Deployments to Generate over US$25 Billion

Cambridge, MA – December 6, 2017 – NSR’s V-band Satellite Markets report, released today, projects the installed base for key verticals could reach 2.6 million active V-band sites by 2030, generating over $25.8 billion in cumulative revenue. The market is speculative; however, the opportunity exists such that market players currently vetting V-band’s prospects should consider launching programs supporting multiple Tbps of demand. More than 5 Tbps of demand could be generated from 2023 to 2030 alone; this does not include Mobility, Government & Military and other demand segments that can prove to be high revenue generators as well.

OTT and Pay TV to Bring in US$283 billion

London, UK, December 5, 2017--Covering 138 countries, pay TV revenues [subscriptions and PPV] and OTT revenues [AVOD, SVOD, TVOD and DTO] combined will reach $283 billion by 2022; up by 18% from $239 billion in 2016, according to the OTT and Pay TV Forecasts report by Digital TV Research.

The Global Satellite Antenna Market is Expected to Grow from US$1.90 billion in 2016 to reach US$3.03 billion by 2023

New York, New York, December 1, 2017--According to Stratistics MRC, the Global Satellite Antenna market is expected to grow from US$ 1.90 billion in 2016 to reach US$ 3.03 billion by 2023 with a CAGR of 9.8%. Growing number of space exploration missions, cost-effective satellite launch operations, rising demand for satellite aided warfare and improved deployment of small satellites are the major factors driving the market. On the other side, having problems with poor transmission of signals, scarcities of qualified workforce and issues with the availability of radio spectrum are the factors hampering the market growth.

NSR Report Finds VSAT & Broadband Satellite Market Recovery on the Horizon

Cambridge, Mass., November 15, 2017–NSR’s VSAT and Broadband Satellite Markets 16th Editionreport found an industry primed for growth again after several challenging years.  NSR forecasts the entire installed base for fixed VSATs to reach 17.8 million active sites by 2026, generating over $25.6 billion in annual service revenues.

The Satellite Modem Market is Expected to Grow to US$ 420.4 Million by 2023

Dublin, Ireland, November 14, 2017--The Satellite Modem Market is expected to grow from US$ 296.4 Million in 2017 to US$ 420.4 Million by 2023 at a CAGR of 6.0% Between 2017 and 2023, according to new resaerch from Research and Markets.   The major factors driving the growth of the satellite modem market include continuous innovation by satellite modem manufacturers to ensure the growth of the market, rising need for enriched high-speed data communication, and growing demand for satellite communication from various verticals.