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Over the five years to 2018, the Satellite Telecommunications Providers 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. In addition, wireless backhaul services (i.e. wirelessly transferring data from a provider's edge network to its core network) have created an additional revenue stream for satellite operators because consumers are demanding ubiquitous coverage; this type of operation has grown as mobile internet connections have expanded. Revenue is anticipated to grow over the five years to 2023, as demand for telecommunications remains high and new markets emerge...purchase to read more.

Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 13-18
Forecast Growth 18-23

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 Analysis Chapter

    The Satellite Telecommunications Providers industry provides telecommunications connections via satellite for broadcasters and other telecommunications providers. This industry includes companies that own and operate satellites, as well as those that resell transmission capacity bought from satellite owners. Over the past five years, demand for satellite telecommunication has grown as a result of several trends, including but not limited to the increased globalization of economic activities, connectivity and broadband access increasingly becoming essential elements of societal infrastructure, the increased use of mobile electronic devices and rising penetration into consumer markets. In ...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 Private investment in computers and software and Yield on 10-year Treasury note 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
  • 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
  • Private investment in computers and software
  • Yield on 10-year Treasury note
  • Government consumption and investment
  • Internet traffic volume

  • 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
  • Other
  • Carrier services and internet backbone services
  • Private network services
  • Chart: Satellite Telecommunications Providers Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Demand Determinants
    Major Markets
  • Telecommunications and media companies
  • Commercial market
  • Government
  • 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 Corporation, Intelsat SA, SES SA,
  • Table: EchoStar Corporation - financial performance
  • Table: Intelsat SA - financial performance
  • Table: SES SA - 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 (2009-2023)
  • Industry Gross Product (2009-2023)
  • Establishments (2009-2023)
  • Businesses (2009-2023)
  • Employment (2009-2023)
  • Wages (2009-2023)
  • Internet traffic volume (2009-2023)

  • 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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