Satellite capacity supply and demand, 3Q 2023 update

13 November 2023 | Research

Kerry Vincent-Viry

Forecast report | PPTX and PDF (13 slides) | Satellite Capacity

"Satellite operators are adapting business models and developing the seamless integration of multi-orbit offerings to address the USD40.9 billion revenue opportunity for satellite communications services."


NSR’s Satellite capacity supply and demand report is a trusted and comprehensive source for satellite capacity analysis. It offers essential insights into applications, orbits, pricing and revenue potential across 13 core regions.

This report provides an update for 3Q 2023 and includes fresh information and analysis on key market developments that affect market dynamics and forecast projections both on supply and demand. These could include but are not limited to:​

  • a launch delay or failure​
  • successful or unsuccessful funding rounds​
  • large capacity or customer contract announcements​
  • price movements​
  • regulatory developments/initiatives.

Who should read this report

  • Satellite operators
  • Service providers
  • Satellite manufacturers and launch providers
  • Ground equipment manufacturers and integrators
  • Emerging space companies
  • End users
  • Innovation and industry agencies
  • Investment community
  • Telecoms operators

Geographical coverage


  • Middle East North Africa (MENA)
  • Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA)


  • Central America and the Caribbean (CAMCB)
  • North America (NAM)
  • South America (SAM)


  • East Asia (EA)
  • South Asia (SA)
  • Southeast Asia (SEA)


  • Central and Eastern Europe (CEEU)
  • Western Europe (WEU)

Ocean regions

  • Atlantic Ocean Region (AOR)
  • Indian Ocean Region (IOR)
  • Pacific Ocean Region (POR)


Kerry Vincent-Viry

Senior Analyst, expert in space and satellite