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Archive: September 2016 (X)

  • Feeding the Broadband Revolution

    Sep 21st, 2016 by Lluc Palerm-Serra   More from this Analyst | Profile

    Much has been said about HTS and how it is changing the industry: disruptive satellites with orders of magnitude more capacity, plummeting costs per Mb, reaching new markets… but very little analysis is available on how these new data pipes will be fed. How do SatCom Earth Stations and Baseband Equipment need to adapt to the HTS world? Where are the ground-based opportunities in this emerging market?

    NSR’s Commercial Satellite Ground Segment report looks into these newly forecasted…

  • Finding Satcom Value in Shipping

    Sep 19th, 2016 by Dallas Kasaboski   More from this Analyst | Profile

    Digital Ship’s Connectivity Briefing recently held at the SMM in Hamburg explored the potential of greater data demand in the maritime industry.  The NSR-moderated panel, entitled, “Innovation and Evolution and the Integration of Maritime Applications”, focused on crew and operational applications, and developments in big data and IoT related traffic. Market oversupply of HTS capacity has recently led service providers to push higher data plans, with built-in applications promoted as…

  • NSR has for some time trumpeted the benefit of high throughput satellites in providing the satellite telecom industry with growth opportunities for a new era of connectivity everywhere, falling prices for data, and increasing competition coupled with oversupply in regions that have long been viewed as growth prospects. Now, more than ever, this hypothesis has been reinforced, with NSR’s Global Satellite Capacity Supply & Demand, 13th Edition showing the future of the satellite telecom…