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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 provides the latest industry statistics and industry trends, allowing you to identify the products and customers driving revenue growth and profitability. The industry report identifies the leading companies and offers strategic industry analysis of the key factors influencing the market.

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 - Starting a New Business Chapter

The industry is divided into two distinct groups: infrastructure owners and resellers. Barriers to entry vary depending on which group an enterprise tries to enter. The overwhelming majority of industry enterprises are resellers, but the major players are infrastructure owners. The two types of operations are completely different. IBISWorld concludes that the overall barriers to entering the industry are medium.

Infrastructure owners

Infrastructure owners face such high barriers that the capital intensity of such a business model is a prohibitive barrier in normal times. The cost of building and launching a single satellite can vary substantially, from £50 million to over £300 million... 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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