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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 | Feb 2014

Watch this space: Rising demand for mobile internet access to encourage expansion

IBISWorld’s Satellite Telecommunications Activities market research report is a comprehensive guide to market size and growth prospects. Our industry reports offer strategic industry analysis of the factors influencing companies, including new product developments, economic, lifestyle and demographic influences, distribution and supply chain factors and pricing issues. Full analysis accompanies our data forecasts to illustrate how the market responds to emerging industry trends.

Report Snapshot
Market Share of Companies
Eutelsat Communications Group Eutelsat Communications Group market share
Inmarsat plc Inmarsat plc 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 09-14
5.8%
Annual Growth 14-19
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Profit
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Employment
3,643
Businesses
230
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

 


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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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