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 3.9% to reach £1.7 billion. In the current year, revenue is expected to grow by 1.5%. 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 broadcasting TV and radio stations, with revenue also stemming from carrying phone, video and data streaming, and Earth observation.
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 moderate level of concentration, since the top four firms are anticipated to account for 46.2% of industry revenue in 2014-15. Concentration has increased during the past few years as a result of the significant expansion in capacity among major players. SES 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 moderate level of concentration... purchase to read more