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NSR Press Releases

  • NSR: In-flight Connectivity to Generate $37 Billion in Next Decade

    Mon 04, Jun 2018

    Despite Growing Demand, IFC Market Must Still Solve Business Model and Passenger Experience Issues

    Cambridge, MA – NSR’s Aeronautical Satcom Markets, 6th Edition report, published today, forecasts inflight connectivity (IFC) will generate $37 billion in cumulative revenue by 2027. This revenue driven primarily by new HTS services and greater penetration in all regions of the world.  NSR projects demand will reach almost 295 Gbps of HTS capacity and more than 92…

  • NSR: Satellite Manufacturing & Launch Markets Finding a New Normal in $250B Opportunity

    Thu 17, May 2018

    Evolving Architectures across Multiple Applications to Change Annual Demand Characteristics

    Cambridge, MA – NSR’s Satellite Manufacturing and Launch Services, 8th Edition report, released today, finds that despite a slow 2017, across the board, the global satellite manufacturing and launch market is poised to generate in excess of $250B in the next decade.  As both commercial and government players begin deploying constellations, turning to smallsats to provide more…

  • LEO-HTS Constellations Present Great Promise but Challenging Business Cases

    Wed 02, May 2018

    NSR’s New Report Finds Despite High CAPEX, Technical and Regulatory Challenges, Constellations Set to Generate 12% of Satcom Revenue by 2027

    Cambridge, MA – NSR’s industry-first Satellite Constellations: A Critical Analysis report, released today, forecasts a mixed outcome for large HTS constellations.  NSR predicts two, out of the five Non-GEO HTS constellations analyzed, do not have a viable business case and will not be sustainable, if launched. The remaining three…