Space cloud computing, 5th edition

15 May 2024 | Research

Prachi Kawade | Dafni Christodoulopoulou | John Brading

Forecast report | PPTX and PDF (19 slides); Excel; CSV | Earth Observation

"Cloud service providers should tailor their offerings for satellite communications and data downlink applications to enable them to address a USD46.8 billion market opportunity."


This report provides forecasts for cloud service revenue and data volumes in the data downlink and satellite communications (satcom) markets. It also has recommendations to help cloud service providers and satellite operators to increase cloud services revenue and cloud adoption, respectively.

Key questions answered in this report

  • How is cloud computing affecting the satellite industry value chain, and what are the key drivers of this change?
  • What are the prevailing trends that are influencing the adoption of cloud-based services in the satellite industry?
  • Who are the key market players that are spearheading the integration of cloud computing in the satellite sector?
  • Which cloud-related applications hold the potential to be significant revenue drivers in the satellite industry?

Who should read this report

  • Earth observation (EO) and satcom operators
  • Cloud service providers (CSPs)
  • Data downlink service providers
  • Ground station operators
  • Financial institutions and investors
  • R&D organisations
  • Computing hardware and software providers


Geographical coverage



  • North America (NAM)
  • Europe (EU)
  • Asia
  • Middle East and Asia (MEA)
  • Latin America (LAM)
  • Atlantic Ocean Region (AOR)
  • Indian Ocean Region (IOR)
  • Pacific Ocean Region (POR)
  • Data downlink:
    • Earth observation (EO)
    • science
    • situational awareness (SA)
  • Satellite communications:
    • mobility
    • government/military
    • enterprise


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