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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 - 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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