The Bottom Line
Archive: July 2016 (X)
Falling capacity prices have motivated satellite operators and service providers to envision new ways to generate revenue. Consolidation is a key strategy, as seen by GEE’s deal with EMC/MTN and Panasonic’s acquisition of ITC Global. However, while the drop in pricing is leading to a rise in broadband adoption, the narrowband market opportunity remains sizable, and may provide additional strategies for producing value.
NSR’s Maritime Satcom Markets, 4th edition report forecasts that…
UltraHD is seen as cutting edge technology – one which provides a more immersive customer experience, and is expected to open up new revenue streams for manufacturers, pay TV platforms, and satellite operators alike. However, there is currently debate on the long-term picture for UltraHD – some envisage either a comprehensive range of channels like HD offers many countries today, a small but increasing niche, or a repeat of the downfall of 3D content.
The UltraHD end-game differs between…