|What is less certain, and what should worry everyone, is what these events mean for the larger mobility SATCOM markets, particularly the maritime SATCOM sector…|
Today, it is easy to find dramatic pictures of icebergs floating around the world’s oceans — themselves chunks from some larger ice shelf, their mass mostly underwater, unseen. However, both the above water and underwater parts of these icebergs are subjected to environmental pressures — pieces falling off are a response to those external factors. Similarly, SpeedCast and GEE both had problems before COVID-19 hit, and their bankruptcy filings should really come as no surprise. As the mobility satcom market experiences an unprecedented disruption, these already stressed businesses made hard choices around their future – internal fractions in the iceberg of Maritime SATCOM Connectivity. What is less certain, and what should worry everyone, is what these events mean for the larger mobility SATCOM markets, particularly the maritime SATCOM sector.
What other external factors can we observe, and more importantly, how should we think about what lies beneath the surface?
Learn more from this report , Tip of the Iceberg for Maritime SATCOM?, compiled by NSR Principal Analyst Brad Grady