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Satellite Telecommunications Activities in the UK: Market Research Report

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Satellite Telecommunications Activities Market Research Report | SIC J61.300 | Aug 2014

A star performer: Sky-high demand for mobile internet connections is propelling growth

The Satellite Telecommunications Activities market research report provides key industry analysis and industry statistics, measures market size, analyzes current and future industry trends and shows market share for the industry’s largest companies. IBISWorld publishes the largest collection of industry reports so you can see an industry’s supply chain, economic drivers and key buyers and markets.

Report Snapshot
Market Share of Companies
Eutelsat Communications Group Eutelsat Communications Group market share
Paradigm Secure Communications Ltd Paradigm Secure Communications Ltd market share
SES Astra (UK) Ltd SES Astra (UK) Ltd market share
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
£2bn
Annual Growth 10-15
5.2%
Annual Growth 15-20
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Profit
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Employment
3,800
Businesses
236
Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

The UK Satellite Telecommunications Activities industry has been a star performer in recent years. Over the five years through 2014-15, revenue is forecast to grow at a compound annual rate of 5.2% and reach £1.9 billion. In the current year, it is expected to grow by 5.3%. Companies in the industry operate and provide access to satellite infrastructure. They also purchase network access they can sell on to telecommunications operators, other businesses and the government. The bulk of industry revenue is derived from communications activities. Support services, navigation, earth observation and other services account for the remainder.

Demand for telecommunications services has proved robust despite the recession... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Analysis Chapter

Over the five years through 2014-15, the revenue generated by the Satellite Telecommunications Activities industry is expected to grow at a compound annual rate of 5.2% to £1.9 billion. The UK space sector as a whole has expanded despite the recession and, as a high technology industry, it has been the focus of significant government interest. Much of the expansion over the past decade has been driven by the communications and navigation segments because satellite TV has taken off and global mapping has been commercialised. IBISWorld expects revenue growth of 5.3% in 2014-15.

The diversity of the industry's downstream markets has helped to insulate it from a downturn in demand from any one area... purchase to read more

 


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What is the Satellite Telecommunications Activities Industry?

Industry participants operate, maintain and provide access to satellite infrastructure to transmit voice, data, text, sound and video. Industry operators may also transmit visual, aural or textual programming to consumers via direct-to-home satellite systems. The industry excludes satellite TV broadcasting (IBISWorld report J60.200).

Industry Products
CommunicationsSupport servicesNavigationEarth observation and other services
 
Industry Activities
Providing fixed satellite services Providing mobile satellite services Providing internet access using satellite infrastructureProviding satellite support services, including tracking and telemetry


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