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Archive: February 2017 (X)
In the last several years, the satellite industry has witnessed severe price degradation, with satellite operators consequently suffering revenue readjustments. Lower $/MHz to orbit, new technologies on the ground, a fierce competitive environment… will continue to drive capacity pricing down. Is the industry shooting itself in the foot, or will there be new opportunities to unlock and generate revenue growth?
Despite this pressure on pricing, NSR’s VSAT and Broadband Satellite Markets,…
NSR’s Flat Panel Satellite Antennas, 2nd Edition report forecasts FPA sales to exceed 2.1 million annual shipped units in 2026, growing at a healthy CAGR of 36.3% over the next decade. However, to reach these volumes, demand will need to rapidly increase together with technological innovation across the value chain. At the same time, price and performance are the two most limiting factors for FPA market growth, especially in markets where FPAs compete directly with established, more…
The year 2016 will go down as a forgetful one in the short history of the commercial UAS industry. Yet, it will be etched in memories because of several ‘industry-defining’ changes that took place.
From DJI knocking out its competition globally in the consumer drone business, the market failure of the U.S.’s biggest drone startup 3DR, Trimble selling off its Gatewing drone business, and Parrot laying off employees, 2016 was an eventful year when the commercial UAS industry’s focus turned…