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NSR Press Releases

  • Maritime Satellite Connectivity Moves to High Gear via HTS Adoption

    Wed 19, Jul 2017

    NSR Report Finds Broadband Connected Vessel Growth Key to $1 Billion Annual Market by 2026 

    Cambridge, MA – NSR’s Maritime Satcom Markets, 5th Edition finds that satellite leasing revenues for the maritime VSAT mobility market are projected to exceed $1 Billion by 2026.  With over $400M in leasing revenues in 2016 from FSS and HTS offerings, the steady roll-out of the ‘connected vessel’ over the next decade is being powered by falling capacity pricing.


  • Satellite Capacity Pricing Volatility Continues as Operators Vie for High-Volume Verticals

    Mon 10, Jul 2017

    New NSR Report Shows an Increase in Capacity Pricing Complexity, with Widening Range in Pricing Environment

    Cambridge, MA –  NSR’s Satellite Capacity Pricing Index (Q3 2017), 3rd Edition (SCPI3), releasing tomorrow, finds that in an era of shorter contract lengths, consolidating end users, technology change, and generally lower pricing; factors influencing price are more complex than ever.  NSR’s report finds that satellite capacity pricing has continued to erode…

  • $17 Billion HTS Capacity Market to Eclipse $2 Billion FSS Decline

    Tue 27, Jun 2017

    New NSR Study sees Highly Elastic GEO-HTS Demand Growth, with FSS Decline Faster than Expected

    Cambridge, MA –  The satellite industry is at the cusp of rapidly expanding its total addressable market and playing a much more critical role in the greater telecom ecosystem, with changes brought about by the lower cost per Mbps enabled by HTS capacity. This is the core finding of NSR’s industry leading Global Satellite Capacity Supply & Demand, 14th Edition (GSCSD14)…