Strong signal: Providers will invest in new technologies and markets to gain an advantage

Over the five years to 2017, the industry's services have become more vital, as the development of the direct-to-home TV market, expansion of satellite broadband internet services and advancement of digital technology have driven demand. As a result, such as internet-protocol TV, industry revenue is expected to grow over the five years to 2017 and is anticipated to continue growing over the five years to 2022, as demand for telecommunications remains high and new markets emerge...purchase to read more.

Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 12-17
Forecast Growth 17-22
Market Share of Companies

Industry Threats & Opportunities

  • Revenue has grown due to high demand for telecommunications and new emerging markets
  • Profit margins vary significantly depending on the size and type of industry operators
  • Increasing demand from a variety of markets will continue to drive industry growth
  • Industry Report - Industry Investment Chapter

    Industry operators deploy a huge amount of capital in building and maintaining infrastructure and satellite systems for the provision of telecommunication services by satellite. Building and launching a single telecommunications satellite can cost from $250.0 million to $300.0 million. While the initial cost is very high, the marginal cost of operating satellites over the long term is relatively low. Consequently, the industry has much higher capital costs than labor costs; in 2017, for every dollar spent on labor, $1.34 is expected to be spent on capital investments. Capital intensity has slightly grown in the past five years as several industry operators have launched new generations of satellites, increasing overall industry capital costs. Wag...purchase to read more.

    Additional Insights for the Satellite Telecommunications Providers Industry

    IBISWorld identifies 250 Key Success Factors for a business.The most important for the Satellite Telecommunications Providers Industry are

  • Access to secure revenue
  • Degree of globalization in the company
  • Ability to effectively manage risk
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Internet traffic volume and Demand from broadcasting and telecommunications in the Satellite Telecommunications Providers industry impact industry performance..

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    What is the Satellite Telecommunications Providers Industry?

    This industry provides telecommunications connections via satellite for broadcasters and other telecommunications providers. This industry includes resellers of satellite telecommunication services but excludes direct-to-home satellite TV services, which are covered in the Satellite Television Providers industry (IBISWorld report 51711b).

    Industry Products
  • Carrier services and internet backbone services
  • Internet access services and other
  • Private network services
  • Industry Activities
  • Using satellites to provide point-to-point telecommunication services
  • Reselling satellite telecommunications
  • Providing mobile satellite services
  • Providing data satellite services
  • Providing long-distance telephony services
  • Table of Contents

    Industry Definition
    Main Activities
    Similar Industries
    Additional Resources
    Industry Statistics Snapshot
    Industry Structure
    Executive Summary
    Executive Summary
    Key External Drivers
  • Internet traffic volume
  • Demand from broadcasting and telecommunications
  • Demand from television broadcasting
  • Government consumption and investment
  • Private investment in computers and software

  • Current Performance
  • Two-tiered industry
  • Growth drivers
  • Profit trends
  • New technologies
  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
  • Burgeoning demand
  • Backhaul boom
  • Profit and interdependency
  • Table: Satellite Telecommunications Providers Industry Revenue Outlook

  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Satellite Telecommunications Providers Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

  • Supply Chains
    Key Buying Industries
  • Radio Broadcasting
  • Television Broadcasting
  • Cable, Internet & Telephone Providers
  • Wireless Telecommunications Carriers
  • Wired Telecommunications Carriers

  • Key Selling Industries
  • Aircraft, Engine & Parts Manufacturing
  • Charter Flights
  • Communication Equipment Manufacturing
  • Computer Manufacturing
  • Space Vehicle & Missile Manufacturing

  • Products & Services
  • Carrier services and internet backbone services
  • Internet access services and other
  • Private network services
  • Chart: Satellite Telecommunications Providers Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Demand Determinants
    Major Markets
  • Commercial market
  • Telecommunications and media companies
  • Government agencies
  • Consumers
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Satellite Telecommunications Providers Industry

  • International Trade
    Business Locations
    Chart: Business Locations by State
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
    ProfitDepreciationWagesAdditional expenses
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Satellite Telecommunications Providers

  • Basis of Competition
  • Internal competition
  • External competition

  • Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Satellite Telecommunications Providers Industry

  • Industry Globalization
    EchoStar Corp., Intelsat Ltd.,
  • Table: EchoStar Corp. - financial performance
  • Table: Intelsat Ltd. - financial performance

  • Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Satellite Telecommunications Providers Industry
  • Chart: Tools of the Trade: Growth Strategies for Success

  • Technology & Systems
    Revenue Volatility
  • Chart: Volatility vs Industry Growth

  • Regulation & Policy
    Industry Assistance
    Table: Industry Data for the Satellite Telecommunications Providers Industry
  • Industry Revenue (2008-2022)
  • Industry Gross Product (2008-2022)
  • Establishments (2008-2022)
  • Businesses (2008-2022)
  • Employment (2008-2022)
  • Wages (2008-2022)
  • Internet traffic volume (2008-2022)

  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
    Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
    Table: Industry Financial Ratios
  • A range within a band of wavelengths or frequencies which a service or signal can operate.
  • Fixed Satellite Services (Fss)
  • A service that uses a fixed terrestrial terminal to receive and transmit satellite signals.
  • Geostationary Earth Orbit (Geo)
  • Satellites that face a fixed position on Earth about 22,400 miles from the Earth's surface and have an orbital period of 24 hours.
  • Headends
  • Master facilities for receiving communications signals for processing and distribution over a terrestrial network; used in cable TV and online networks.
  • High-Throughput Satellite
  • New type of satellite that provides more bandwidth than previous types of satellites.
  • Low-Earth Orbit (Leo)
  • Ranges from 100 to 1,200 miles from the Earth's surface. Satellites at these altitudes orbit the Earth every 90 minutes.
  • Mobile Satellite Services (Mss)
  • A service that uses a mobile terrestrial terminal to receive and transmit satellite signals.
  • Satellite
  • A specialized wireless receiver or transmitter that orbits the earth.
  • Wireless Backhaul Services
  • Wirelessly transferring data from a provider's edge network to its core network
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