Broadband Satellite Services: Market Research Report

Date: July 22, 2009
Pages: 429
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Broadband Satellite Services: Market Research Report
This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Broadband Satellite Services in Millions of US$.

The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America, and Rest of World.

Annual forecasts are provided for each region for the period of 2006 through 2015.

The report profiles 180 companies including many key and niche players worldwide such as Asia Satellite Telecommunications Company Limited, Crawford Communications, Inc., Eutelsat Communications, Globecomm Systems, Inc., Hughes Network Systems, LLC, Intelsat, Ltd., KT Corporation, Loral Space & Communications, Inc., Telesat Canada, Optus, Satlynx, SES S.A., SES AMERICOM, Inc., SES ASTRA S.A., SES NEW SKIES, Skyway.Net GmbH, SKY Perfect JSAT Holdings, Inc., Spacenet, Inc., Tachyon Networks, Inc., Thaicom Public Company Limited, IPSTAR Co., Ltd., ViaSat, Inc., and WildBlue Communications, Inc.

Market data and analytics are derived from primary and secondary research.

Company profiles are mostly extracted from URL research and reported select online sources.
I. INTRODUCTION, METHODOLOGY & PRODUCT DEFINITIONS

Study Reliability and Reporting Limitations
Disclaimers
Data Interpretation & Reporting Level
Quantitative Techniques & Analytics
Product Definitions and Scope of Study

II. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

1. INDUSTRY OVERVIEW

Introduction
Current and Future Analysis
Analysis by Subscribers and Sites
Analysis by Annual Revenues
Market Awaits for ViaSat-1 with Great Optimism
Satellite Broadband - Bridging the Digital Divide

2. TRENDS AND ISSUES

Terrestrial Alternatives to Give Stiff Competition
Rural Broadband – Gaining Momentum
Collaborations to Expand Adoption of Satellite Broadband Services
Factors Driving Demand for Broadband Satellite Systems
Increased Bandwidth Levels Propel Demand for Video on Demand Services
Small Businesses – Potential Market Segment for Satellite Services
Satellite Broadband CPE Pricing Trends
Governments Drive Demand for Broadband to Reach Rural Areas
Australia
Brazil
Colombia
Canada
The US

3. COMPETITION

HughesNet and WildBlue – Competing for the Top Spot
WildBlue Satellite - An Attractive Alternative for Potential Consumers
Package Offerings of Leading Operators

Table 1. Comparison of Services for Leading Satellite Broadband Companies

Prominent Satellite Broadband CPE

4. INTERNET BROADBAND OVERVIEW

Global Internet Broadband Market

Table 2. Global Internet Broadband Market (2007): Percentage Share Breakdown of Subscriptions by Region for North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America and Rest of World (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 3. Global Internet Broadband Market (2007): Percentage Share Breakdown of Subscriptions by Technology for DSL, Cable Modem, FTT and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

Broadband Subscribers by Country

Table 4. Top Ten Countries in the World with Highest Number of Internet Broadband Subscriptions in Thousands (2007) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 5. Top Ten Countries in the World with Highest Internet Broadband Penetration Rate (2007) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

5. PRODUCT OVERVIEW

Broadband Internet Access
Satellite Technology
Satellite Communications
Advantages
Disadvantages
Types of Satellites
Geostationary Earth Orbit (GEO) Satellite
Medium Earth Orbit (MEO) Satellite
Low Earth Orbit (LEO) Satellite
Broadband Satellite Services
Advantages of Satellite-Based Broadband Services
Economies of Scale
Far-Reaching Coverage
Uninterrupted Communication
Rapid Pace in Deployment
Bandwidth on Demand
Availability of Asymmetric Bandwidth
Easy Execution
Utilization of Resources
Disadvantages
Applications of Broadband Satellites
End-Users
Types of Satellite Broadband Access
One-Way Satellite Connection
Two-way Satellite Connection
VSAT
Satellite IP Trunking and Backhauling
Satellite Broadband Frequencies
Ku-Band
Ka-Band
Ka-Band Vs. Ku-Band
Characteristics of Ku Band and Ka Band
Satellite Transmission Standards
Digital Video Broadcasting-return Channel via Satellite (DVB-RCS)
Internet Protocol over Satellite (IPoS)
Satellite-Data Over Cable Service Interface Specifications (S-DOCSIS)

6. BROADBAND TECHNOLOGIES

Digital Technology – The Differentiating Factor
Categorization of Broadband Technologies
Fixed Line Technologies
Digital Subscriber Line (DSL)
Asymmetric DSL (ADSL)
G.lite (ADSL)
Single Pair High-Speed DSL (SHDSL)
Symmetrical DSL (SDSL)
ADSL2
Very-High-Data-Rate DSL (VDSL)
ISDN
ISDN-BRI
ISDN-PRI
Cable Internet
Multilinking Modems
T-1/DS-1
Fibre Network
Fibre To The Home (FTTH)
Power-Line Internet
Wired Ethernet
Wireless Technologies
Cellular Broadband
Wireless ISP

7.SERVICE LAUNCHES

BeyondDLS to Introduce Satellite-Based Broadband Service
France Telecom Launches Satellite Internet Services in France
KVH and ViaSat Introduce mini-VSAT Broadband Satellite Services
Gilat Launches New VSAT Satellite Platform
Hughes Network Rolls Out HughesNet Broadband Backup Service
Hughes Network Unveils Advanced Wideband CDS
Hughes Network Introduces ElitePremium Internet Access Plan
Hughes Network Unveils Superior Mobility Features for HX System
Al Yah Plans to Release ‘YahClick’ Broadband Service
IDMI to Roll out DVB S2 SCPC Broadband Platform
Intelsat Launches Galaxy 18 Satellite
Numix Engineering and Telekom Malaysia Unveil 2-Way Broadband Service
SingTel Launches Satellite-Based Maritime Broadband Service
Spacenet Releases Connexstar™ in Hawaii and Alaska
Spacenet Unveils ION™ VSAT Solution
Stratos Launches ‘OceanVSAT’
Arianespace Launches Spaceway 3 Communications Satellite
China Transportation and Telecommunication Center Unveils ‘Fleet Broadband’
Comsat Starts Satellite Broadband in Venezuela
Hughes Launches Satellite Broadband Internet Services
Intelsat Rolls Out Network Broadband GLOBAL Maritime Service
Phoenicia Group Libya to Offer BGAN Satellite Internet Solutions
Shin Satellite to Commence IPSTAR Services

8. RECENT INDUSTRY ACTIVITY

SpeedCast and Eutelsat Collaborate with FURUNO
Hughes Network Signs Broadband Reseller Agreement with Broad Sky Networks
Eurosat and SES Astra Collaborate to Offer Satellite Broadband Services
Hughes Communications Takes Over Helius
iiNet Acquires Westnet
Hughes Network and Barrett Xplore Sign Contract Agreement
Hughes Network Opts MicroCorp as Certified Reseller for HughesNet Services
FASTWEB Inks Deal with Eutelsat
Hughes Network Signs Distribution Agreement with Dow Electronics and CVS Systems
Orion Satellite Buys Broadband Satellite Technology from Hughes Network
Eutelsat Signs Agreement with Numeo to Expand its Tooway™ Services
Avanti Enters into Strategic Partnership with BT Group
Arianespace Signs Launch Service & Solutions Deal with ViaSat
SES Astra Signs Contract to Introduce Astra2Connect in Italy and France
ViaSat Enters into Agreement with Space Systems/Loral
Embarq Inks Reseller Agreement with Hughes Network Systems
Intelsat and Panasonic Sign Multi-Year Contract
EchoStar Signs Deal with SkyWay USA
Hughes Adds Capacity on Intelsat’s Galaxy-28 Satellite
Thaicom and WIT Team Up to Offer Broadband Services in the Philippines
Lunasat Partners with SATLYNX to Offer Broadband Services
SkyVision Inks Agreement with Intelsat
WildBlue Enters into Agreement with DataPath
Nextphase Wireless Enters Into Reseller Alliance with Hughes Network
Avanti Signs Pact with Remote Data Services
Avanti Offers Satellite Broadband Services to Prime Satellite Broadband
Hughes India Inks Contract with Comat
Tatanet Opts Gilat to Provide Broadband Satellite Network
Primus and Hughes Network Execute Reseller Agreement
Hughes Network Inks Distribution Agreement with All Systems
ViaSat Secures US$50 Million Contract from Skylogic
Space Systems/Loral Receives Satellite Manufacturing Contract from SES
Juch-Tech Partners with Skyway.Net
Avanti Receives Satellite Broadband Deal in Scotland
General Electric Acquires Satlynx
Nayna Networks Takes Over Professional Satellite & Communications
AsiaSat Acquires SpeedCast
Eagle Broadband Takes Over Commercial Satellite Business of Alliance
Loral Skynet Merges with Telesat Canada
Eutelsat Collaborates with ViaSat for Residential Satellite Broadband Service
Dodo and NewSat Collaborate
Hughes Network Signs Contract with Max Telecom
Verizon Expands Satellite Broadband Services Access
Galaxy Receives Hughes Network’s Broadband Satellite System
Telesat Canada Selects International Datacasting Corporation
ABS Signs Agreement with Batelco
iPass Inks Deal with Inmarsat
Shin Satellite Extends Broadband Services to Japan and South Korea
RamTelecom Enters into Strategic Partnership with SkyPort
SES Astra Collaborates with Filiago
ViaSat Inks Contract with WildBlue
AFSAT Contracts Extra Capacity on NSS-7 Satellite
Telenor Extends Contract with Intelsat
SES Astra Takes Over Satlynx
Intelsat Acquires PanAmSat Holding Corporation
Satlynx Takes Over Spaceline
Digiweb Purchases Tiscali’s Satellite Broadband Business

9. FOCUS ON SELECT PLAYERS

Asia Satellite Telecommunications Company Limited (Hong Kong)
Crawford Communications, Inc. (US)
Eutelsat Communications (France)
Globecomm Systems, Inc. (US)
Hughes Network Systems, LLC (US)
Intelsat, Ltd. (Bermuda)
KT Corporation (South Korea)
Loral Space & Communications, Inc. (US)
Telesat Canada (Canada)
Optus (Australia)
Satlynx (Luxembourg)
SES S.A. (Luxembourg)
SES AMERICOM, Inc. (US)
SES ASTRA S.A. (Luxembourg)
SES NEW SKIES (The Netherlands)
Skyway.Net GmbH (Germany)
SKY Perfect JSAT Holdings, Inc. (Japan)
Spacenet, Inc. (US)
Tachyon Networks, Inc. (US)
Thaicom Public Company Limited (Thailand)
IPSTAR Co., Ltd. (Thailand)
ViaSat, Inc. (US)
WildBlue Communications, Inc. (US)

10. GLOBAL MARKET PERSPECTIVE

Table 6. World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Broadband Satellite Services by Geographic Region – North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific (including Japan), Latin America and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Number of Subscribers and Sites in Thousands for Years 2006 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 7. World 10-Year Perspective for Broadband Satellite Services by Geographic Region – Percentage Breakdown of Number of Subscribers and Sites for North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific (including Japan), Latin America and Rest of World Markets for Years 2006, 2009 & 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 8. World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Broadband Satellite Services by Geographic Region – North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific (including Japan), Latin America and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Revenues in US$ Million for Years 2006 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 9. World 10-Year Perspective for Broadband Satellite Services by Geographic Region – Percentage Breakdown of Annual Revenues for North America, Europe, Asia- Pacific (including Japan), Latin America and Rest of World Markets for Years 2006, 2009 & 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

III. MARKET

1. NORTH AMERICA

A. MARKET ANALYSIS

Current & Future Analysis
North America – Leads the Global Satellite Broadband Services Market
Competitive Scenario

Table 10. Comparison of Services for Leading Satellite Broadband Companies in North America

Satellite Broadband Internet Services – Still a Long Way to Go

Table 11. US Broadband Internet Services Market (2008): Percentage Breakdown of Number of Subscriptions for Cable Modem, DSL, Satellite and Other Terrestrial Wireless (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

Service Launches
Strategic Corporate Developments
Select Players
Crawford Communications, Inc. (US)
Globecomm Systems, Inc. (US)
Hughes Network Systems, LLC (US)
Loral Space & Communications, Inc. (US)
Telesat Canada (Canada)
SES AMERICOM, Inc. (US)
Spacenet, Inc. (US)
Tachyon Networks, Inc. (US)
ViaSat, Inc. (US)
WildBlue Communications, Inc. (US)

B. MARKET ANALYTICS

Table 12. North American Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Broadband Satellite Services Market Analyzed with Number of Subscribers and Sites in Thousands for Years 2006 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 13. North American Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Broadband Satellite Services Market Analyzed with Annual Revenues in US$ Million for Years 2006 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

2. EUROPE

A. MARKET ANALYSIS

Current & Future Analysis
Ka-Band Subscribers to Drive Future Growth
New Initiatives to Propel Momentum in European Broadband Satellite Market
SES ASTRA Vs. Tooway

Table 14. Comparison of Services for Leading Satellite Broadband Companies in Europe

Internet Broadband Scenario in Europe

Table 15. Top Ten European Countries with Highest Number of Internet Broadband Subscriptions (2007) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 16. Top Ten European Countries with Highest Internet Broadband Penetration Rate (2007) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

DSL Broadband Services Scenario in Europe
Broadband Internet – The UK Perspective
Broadband Penetration in the UK

Table 17. UK Internet Services Market (2006-2008): Percentage Breakdown of Internet Connections for Broadband and Dialup Services (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

Service Launches
Strategic Corporate Developments
Select Players
Eutelsat Communications (France)
Satlynx (Luxembourg)
SES S.A. (Luxembourg)
SES ASTRA S.A. (Luxembourg)
SES NEW SKIES (The Netherlands)
Skyway.Net GmbH (Germany)

B. MARKET ANALYTICS

Table 18. European Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Broadband Satellite Services Market Analyzed with Number of Subscribers and Sites in Thousands for Years 2006 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 19. European Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Broadband Satellite Services Market Analyzed with Annual Revenues in US$ Million for Years 2006 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

3. ASIA-PACIFIC

A. MARKET ANALYSIS

Current & Future Analysis
Asia-Pacific – Lags Behind North America and Europe
Competitive Landscape

Table 20. Comparison of Services for Leading Satellite Broadband Companies in Asia-Pacific

Broadband Subscribers Overview
Internet Scenario in Asia-Pacific
China Surpasses US to Become Largest Internet Subscriber Base
Indian Broadband Scenario
Service Launches
Strategic Corporate Developments
Select Players
Asia Satellite Telecommunications Company Limited (Hong Kong)
KT Corporation (South Korea)
Optus (Australia)
SKY Perfect JSAT Holdings, Inc. (Japan)
Thaicom Public Company Limited (Thailand)
IPSTAR Co., Ltd. (Thailand)

B. MARKET ANALYTICS

Table 21. Asia-Pacific Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Broadband Satellite Services Market Analyzed with Number of Subscribers and Sites in Thousands for Years 2006 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 22. Asia-Pacific Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Broadband Satellite Services Market Analyzed with Annual Revenues in US$ Million for Years 2006 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

4. LATIN AMERICA

A. MARKET ANALYSIS

Current & Future Analysis
Service Launches
Strategic Corporate Developments
Intelsat, Ltd. – A Major Bermudan Player

B. MARKET ANALYTICS

Table 23. Latin American Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Broadband Satellite Services Market Analyzed with Number of Subscribers and Sites in Thousands for Years 2006 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 24. Latin American Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Broadband Satellite Services Market Analyzed with Annual Revenues in US$ Million for Years 2006 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

5. REST OF WORLD

A. MARKET ANALYSIS

Current & Future Analysis
Africa
Africa Emerges as Hotspot for Satellite Broadband
Expansion of Cellular Services in Rural Areas Drive Growth
‘Open Skies’ Model to Generate Interest Among Market Participants
Service Launches
Strategic Corporate Developments

B. MARKET ANALYTICS

Table 25. Rest of World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Broadband Satellite Services Market Analyzed with Number of Subscribers and Sites in Thousands for Years 2006 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 26. Rest of World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Broadband Satellite Services Market Analyzed with Annual Revenues in US$ Million for Years 2006 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

IV. COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE

Total Companies Profiled: 180 (including Divisions/Subsidiaries - 190)
Region/CountryPlayers
The United States
Canada
Japan
Europe
France
Germany
The United Kingdom23
Italy
Spain
Rest of Europe
Asia-Pacific (Excluding Japan)
Latin America
Africa
Middle East
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