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NSR Press Releases

  • A $24 Billion Opportunity for Unmanned Aircraft Systems in Communications and Imaging

    Thu 04, Jan 2018

    New NSR Report sees Strong UAS Growth amidst Race for Satellite-Enabled Military Drones 

    Cambridge, MA  – NSR’s Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) Satcom and Imaging Markets, 4th Edition report, released today, projects a cumulative revenue opportunity of $19.7 billion for UAS satellite communications and $4.3 billion for commercial UAS imaging service during the 2016-2026 period owed to an accelerating Government and Military UAS market, with increased adoption rates…

  • NSR Report: Constellations to Drive Smallsat Markets through next Decade

    Mon 18, Dec 2017

    Smallsat Launch Rates to Exceed 5,000

    Cambridge, MA – 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 $25B 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…

  • NSR Report: Military Satcom Favors Traditional Connectivity, but Emerging Technologies Remain

    Tue 12, Dec 2017

    HTS and Managed Service Models to Drive Next-Generation of Commercially-enabled Gov & Mil Networks

    Cambridge, MA – NSR’s newly released Government and Military Satellite Communications, 14th Edition report finds ongoing and expanding revenue growth across the global government and military markets.  Enabling connectivity on legacy platforms will continue to be the name of the game.  Unmanned Aircraft Systems, Comms-on-the-Pause, and Maritime will comprise more than…