Communications Satellites

Satellite Design

2009 – MSS Satellite Design Activities

MSS provider Globalstar is developing its second-generation constellation to replace existing satellites that have had technical problems since early 2007. The problems have severely degraded its two-way voice and data…

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2010 – MSS Satellite Design Activities

The global MSS market is dominated by two players: the UK’s Inmarsat and U.S.-based Iridium. They accounted for 55% and 25% of the market, respectively.[efn_note]Wei Li. “Beam... Growth On The…

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2011 – MSS Satellite Design Activities

Total MSS revenues in 2010 reached $1.38 billion, an 8.8% increase over the previous year, and are expected to exceed $2.2 billion by 2020.[efn_note]“Euroconsult Report Forecasts 7% Annual Increase in…

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2013 – Military Communications

Dedicated and secure communications links are vital to defense agencies around the world. Increasing demand for capacity—particularly secure connectivity using non-commercial frequency bands—has driven the deployment of dedicated military communications…

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