Military satellite communications, 20th edition

01 November 2023 | Research

Sarah Halpin

Report | Government and Military Space

This report offers a comprehensive 10-year outlook and forecasting for government and military satellite communications opportunities from 2022 to 2032. The report is based on several sources, including: our research from the past year, interviews, desk research, and annual reports from vendors, satellite operators, and countries.

Key questions answered in this report

  • What are the key trends and factors that will affect the government and military satellite communications market during 2022–2032?
  • Which capacity architectures will drive growth?
  • What should service providers and satellite operators do to exploit new business opportunities?
  • How will conflicts in Europe, the Middle-East and rising tensions in the Pacific affect the outlook for connectivity services?

Who should purchase this report

  • Satellite operator strategy teams that need to understand where demand is shifting according to different market drivers
  • Product management teams that are responsible for feature functionality and geographical focus, and product marketing teams that are responsible for revenue growth
  • Government and military organisations that want to understand the market size, shape and direction
  • Investors analysing the satellite connectivity market.

Covered in this report 

  • Global forecast
  • Market trends
  • Land, maritime, airbourne and bulk leasing forecast outlook

Report segmentation

Service types
  • Land-Handhelds, COTM, COTP
  • Sea-Nearshore and Bluewater 
  • Air-Piloted and UAS 
  • Sovereign SATCOM as a Service (Bulk Leasing)
  • Worldwide
  • North America 
  • Latin America 
  • Europe 
  • Middle East and Africa  
  • Asia 
  • Oceanic (Pacific, Atlantic, Indian) 
  • Arctic and Antarctic 
  • In-service unit 
  • Equipment revenues
  • Service revenue
  • Retail revenue
  • Capacity demand (TPEs, Gbit/s, Mbit/s) 
  • Capacity revenue


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Sarah Halpin

Analyst, expert in space and satellite