Global - Public Data - Satellite - VSAT Networks (Archived in 2003)


VSAT stands for Very Small Aperture Terminal – a reference to a particular type of receiver dish, around 2.5 metres in diameter, which can provide private data networking capabilities relatively inexpensively for large multinational corporations. This reports describes developments in VSAT and provides early statistics up until about 2001. More recent information is available in the Global – Public Data – Public and Private Data Networks report.

Table of Contents

  • 1. Synopsis
  • 2. Introduction
  • 3. Corporate satellite networks
  • 4. The advantages of VSAT
  • 5. Trends in VSAT
    • 5.1 Demand Assigned Multiple Access (DAMA)
  • 6. Market overview
    • 6.1 Market revenues and key trends
    • 6.2 User statistics
    • 6.3 Regional developments
    • 6.4 Key applications
    • 6.5 Key suppliers
    • 6.6 Costs of VSATs
  • 7. Orion Network Systems
    • 7.1 Orion Atlantic
    • 7.2 Orion Pacific
    • Table 1 - VSAT regional market shares installations - 1999
    • Table 2 - VSAT applications by selected regions and industries
    • Table 3 - Leading VSAT suppliers - 2000
    • Table 4 - Orion Atlantic Partnership
    • Exhibit 1 – The Global VSAT Forum (GVF)
    • Exhibit 2 – Very Small Aperture Terminals

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Status Archived

Last updated 23 Jan 2002
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Analyst: Kylie Wansink

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