Global - Broadcasting - Satellite Markets


Archived report. This report was archived in 2006 and has not been updated. Television is still the star performer of the satellite technology. Despite many other satellite trials (mobile, Internet) it is TV that brings in the revenues. Its opportunities are in niche markets, some of which can be quite large. Despite its early successes, satellite is now being threatened by broadband advances in cable and FTTH. The report indicates where satellite TV fits in amongst the other technology platforms, describing its opportunities and limitations.

Table of Contents

  • 1. Synopsis
  • 2. Introduction
    • 2.1 Satellite remains niche business
  • 3. The limitations to broadband satellite broadcasting
  • 4. Digital Satellite Television
  • 5. Cable vs satellite
    • 5.1 Limited availability of spectrum
    • 5.2 US cable losing ground ……
    • 5.3 … but is fighting back fighting back ….
    • 5.4 ….. and let’s not forget the telcos
  • 6. Technologies effecting satellite developments
    • 6.1 Broadband is threatening satellite TV
    • 6.2 The effects of ADSL
    • 6.3 The effect of cable modems
    • 6.4 MPEG developments
    • 6.5 Mobile Satellite Systems
    • 6.6 MMDS
    • 6.7 Stratospheric sky stations?
  • 7. Related reports
  • Exhibit 1 – Stratospheric platforms – past and present

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Status Archived

Last updated 26 Sep 2006
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Analyst: Kylie Wansink

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