5G via satellite, 3rd edition

18 October 2022 | Research

Lluc Palerm

Forecast report | PDF (25 slides); Excel; CSV | Satellite Strategies for Telcos

"5G is helping to change telecoms operators' mindsets; they now perceive satellite as an additional tool to expand their range of services."


This forecast report assesses the implications of 5G in the satellite communications industry from 2021 to 2031.

This report and the associated data annex provide forecasts for:

  • ten verticals: cellular backhaul, trunking, hybrid distribution, corporate networks, aero, maritime, land–mobile, government and military, IoT, direct satellite-to-device, ground and space
    • split by frequency: MSS, FSS – X, C, Ku, Ka; GEO-HTS – C, Ku, Ka; non-GEO-HTS as relevant to each vertical
  • active sites, capacity demand, capacity revenue, service revenue, shipments and CPE, and revenue as relevant to each vertical
  • seven regions: worldwide, North America, Latin America, Western Europe, Central and Eastern Europe, Middle East and North Africa, sub-Saharan Africa and Asia.


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