Industry Analysis & Industry Trends
The UK Satellite Telecommunications Activities industry has been a star performer for the UK economy in recent years. Over the five years through 2013-14, revenue is forecast to grow at a compound annual rate of 5.8% to £1.7 billion. In the current year, it is expected to grow by 1.2%. Companies in the industry operate and provide access to satellite infrastructure, and 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 Locations Chapter
Establishments in the Satellite Telecommunications Activities industry are unevenly spread throughout the United Kingdom, since there are none in either the North East or Northern Ireland. The skew towards the South East is even greater than in the telecommunications sector as a whole. However, it is less skewed than the UK space sector. According to the latest report by the UKSA, the South East accounts for 91% of space sector employment, including 55% in Greater London.
London and the South East
London and the South East contained 40% of industry locations in 2013, of which 21.1% were in London... purchase to read more