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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

IBISWorld’s Satellite Telecommunications Activities market research report can be used to help you: understand market size and growth potential; major companies; draft business plans and pitch books; and conduct benchmarking and SWOT analysis. Our industry analysis highlights macro industry trends in the overall sector and micro trends faced by companies that do business in the industry. The industry report also provides key industry statistics and 5-year forecasts to anticipate future industry prospects so you can decide with confidence.

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 Key Buyers Chapter

The UK Satellite Telecommunications Activities industry exhibits a medium level of concentration, with the top four participants anticipated to account for 45.8% of industry revenue in 2014-15. Concentration has trended upwards during the past few years as a result of the significant expansion in capacity among major players. SES Astra and Eutelsat have both launched new satellites and Paradigm has stepped up the development of the Skynet satellite system for military communications. The fact that one company provides all the UK army's satellite communications also contributes to the high level of concentration... 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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