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Broadband Satellite Services Market Size

  • Report ID: GMI8513
  • Published Date: Mar 2024
  • Report Format: PDF

Broadband Satellite Services Market Size

Broadband Satellite Services Market was valued at USD 3.2 billion in 2023 and is estimated to register a CAGR of over 7.5% between 2024 and 2032. The growing demand for cost-effective internet in remote areas is a critical driver for the market. Remote areas frequently lack the physical infrastructure required for standard high-speed internet choices, such as fiber optic cables. Broadband satellite services overcome the limitations of traditional choices by providing internet access in remote areas regardless of existing infrastructure. Satellites can provide coverage to a large geographical area without significant additional investment.


For instance, in February 2023, Amazon project Kuiper secured FCC approval for next-gen satellites. They are to deploy and operate 3,236 broadband satellites as part of the Project Kuiper constellation. This project is designed to address the challenges of providing high-speed, low-latency broadband services in areas beyond the reach of traditional fiber or wireless networks, catering to a wide range of users from individual households to schools, hospitals, businesses, and organizations operating in remote locations.

The increasing demand for high-speed internet is a significant growth factor for the broadband satellite services market. The internet landscape is constantly changing, with video streaming services like Netflix and YouTube requiring significant bandwidth for smooth playback and real-time online games requiring low latency for a responsive and competitive experience. Remote work and virtual meetings also require dependable high-speed connections for clear video and audio transmission. The increasing demand for high-speed internet creates a need that existing infrastructure struggles to meet in some locations. Satellite internet, with its continual developments, addresses this demand for consumers that seek high bandwidth for a variety of online activities. For instance, In January 2024, Sasken Technologies Limited announced the development of the world's first high-speed satellite broadband device for critical communications. This solution, known as the Mobile Satellite Equipment (MSE), is designed to provide mission-critical communications during natural disasters and regular operations.

The high cost of launching and maintaining satellites is a major challenge faced by the broadband satellite services industry, potentially slowing down its growth. Due to the high cost of launching and maintaining satellites, there is limited investment and market entry barriers. Building a single satellite can cost millions of dollars, and the cost of launching a satellite into orbit can vary depending on the size and weight of the satellite and the chosen launch provider. Setting up ground stations for communication with the satellites also adds to the overall cost. This limits competition and innovation to a certain degree. To recover the substantial cost, service providers must charge a premium for their services. This may make satellite internet less economical than terrestrial alternatives such as fiber optic cables, particularly for individual consumers.

Authors: Preeti Wadhwani, Aishvarya Ambekar

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) :

The market size for broadband satellite services was valued at USD 3.2 billion in 2023 and is estimated to register over 7.5% CAGR between 2024 and 2032, owing to the growing demand for cost-effective internet in remote areas.

The geostationary orbit segment is expected to hold around 47% market share by 2032 as GEO satellites stay fixed relative to the Earth's surface, making signal gathering easier and eliminating the need for complicated tracking devices on user terminals.

North America Market is expected to be worth over USD 2 billion by 2032 owing to digital inclusion programs, government subsidies, and improvements in satellite technology.

Echostar, Eutelsat S.A., Globalstar, Inmarsat, Intelsat, Iridium, SES S.A., Starlink, Telesat, and ViaSat.

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  • Base Year: 2023
  • Companies covered: 20
  • Tables & Figures: 349
  • Countries covered: 25
  • Pages: 230
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