Airborne SATCOM Equipment Market

Airborne SATCOM Equipment Market:Global Industry Analysis 2015 - 2019 and Opportunity Assessment 2020 - 2030

Market Overview

Defense, government and commercial organizations are harnessing advancements in Satellite Communication (SATCOM) technology to accommodate economical broadband communications to aircrafts moving at great speeds.

These end-users need stabilized Very Small Aperture Terminal (VSAT) solutions with high bandwidth capacity and enhanced performance to deliver high speed and high quality video, voice and data services to and from stations anywhere across the globe. Airborne SATCOM equipment must feature throughput, coverage and flexibility to cater to the maintenance and operational demands of rotary wing or fixed wing airplanes.

Companies are offering a range of airborne SATCOM equipment that facilitate high speed broadband communication through satellite routing for various airborne integration platforms. Airborne SATCOM equipment meet mission critical use cases like video, audio, internet and data.

Companies are offering airborne SATCOM equipment with varied antenna profiles and sizes for installation in vast range of airborne platforms like commercial airliners, mission aircraft, helicopters and business jets. Using airborne SATCOM equipment, end-users can ensure efficient Radio Frequency (RF) performance and high rate response under any operational environment, while also supporting X, Ka and Ku bands.

Impact of Ongoing COVID-19 Pandemic on Airborne SATCOM Equipment Market

COVID-19 has played a key role in derailing the adoption momentum of in-flight connectivity and SATCOM equipment for year 2020 and beyond. Mobility and transport segments like maritime and aviation are greatly hit airborne SATCOM equipment application arenas, amid the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.

Air transport and related sectors nosedived with drop greater than 50% in passenger traffic by the end of March 2020.The lagging adoption was persistent by the end of April 2020, with minute and uncertain improvement in adoption.

This trend translated into mounting of sustainability challenges across the global value chain.Consistent bankruptcies and exits, across the aviation industry value chain, as in the cases of Virgin Australia, Avianca, OneWeb, Phasor and Intelsat clearly highlighted these challenges.

Airborne SATCOM Equipment: Market Dynamics

Airborne SATCOM equipment facilitate data and voice services for aeronautical and aerospace use cases. This is the key driver of the global airborne SATCOM equipment market.

These airborne SATCOM equipment ensure efficient air travel and passenger safety. Rising demand for airborne SATCOM equipment among passenger and commercial air travel providers is propelling the growth of global airborne SATCOM equipment market.

Minimum operating performance standards set by Radio Technical Commission for Aeronautics (RTCA) and Aeronautical Radio Incorporated (ARINC) demand incorporation of efficient airborne SATCOM equipment, which is in turn driving the global market.

Solution providers use varied designing approaches in order to minimize installation related expenses of airborne SATCOM equipment. Ideally, airborne SATCOM equipment providers should employ simplicity in design to decrease installation expenditure.

Manufacturers are deploying airborne SATCOM equipment with single antenna that offers the end-user an option to decide the position of related control systems. This minimizes installation expenses, and also maintains the overall effectiveness and efficiency of airborne SATCOM equipment.

Airborne SATCOM Equipment Market: Regional overview

Airborne SATCOM equipment market in North America currently dominates the global landscape, and is estimated to maintain a sturdy growth rate during the forecast period. The steady growth of airborne SATCOM equipment market in North America may be attributed to continuously rising demand for telecom automation in military and transport sectors.

Rising disposable income in commercial aviation domain plays a primary role in boosting the adoption of airborne SATCOM equipment on a global scale.

Airborne SATCOM equipment markets in economies like India, Australia and New Zealand is estimated to record noteworthy growth rates, in turn enabling the Southeast Asia Pacific market to grow the fastest during the forecast period. European economies are also estimated to generate steady growth rates during the forecast period.

Airborne SATCOM Equipment Market: Competition Landscape

Some of the key players operating in the global airborne SATCOM equipment market include

  • AirSatOne, LLC 
  • Astronics Corporation 
  • Airtel ATN 
  • Applied Systems Engineering, Inc.
  • Andrea Systems LLC 
  • Antenna Research Associates, Inc. 
  • Beel Technologies Inc. 
  • Astron Wireless Technologies, LLC 
  • Bird Technologies 
  • Cobham plc
  • Comm Innovations 
  • Blue Sky Network

The Airborne SATCOM Equipment market report is a compilation of first-hand information, qualitative and quantitative assessment by industry analysts, and inputs from industry experts and industry participants across the value chain.

The report provides in-depth analysis of parent market trends, macro-economic indicators, and governing factors, along with market attractiveness as per segment. The market report also maps the qualitative impact of various market factors on market segments and geographies.

The report covers exhaustive analysis on:                                     

  • Airborne SATCOM Equipment Market Segments
  • Airborne SATCOM Equipment Market Dynamics
  • Airborne SATCOM Equipment Market Size
  • Supply and Demand
  • Current Trends/Issues/Challenges
  • Competition and Companies Involved in the Market
  • Technology Landscape
  • Value Chain of the Market
  • Market Drivers and Restraints

Regional analysis includes:

  • North America (U.S., Canada)
  • Latin America (Mexico, Brazil, Rest of Latin America)
  • Europe (Germany, Italy, U.K, Spain, France, Nordic countries, BENELUX, Russia, Rest of Europe)
  • East Asia (China, Japan, South Korea)
  • South Asia and Pacific (India, Malaysia, Indonesia, Singapore, Australia & New Zealand, Rest of South Asia and Pacific)
  • Middle East and Africa (GCC Countries, Turkey, Northern Africa, South Africa, Rest of MEA)

Report Highlights:

  • Detailed overview of parent Airborne SATCOM Equipment market
  • Changing Airborne SATCOM Equipment market dynamics in the industry
  • In-depth market segmentation
  • Historical, current, and projected market size in terms of volume and value
  • Recent industry trends and developments
  • Competitive landscape of Airborne SATCOM Equipment market
  • Strategies of key players and products offered
  • Potential and niche segments, geographical regions exhibiting promising growth
  • A neutral perspective on market performance
  • Must-have information for market players to sustain and enhance their market footprint

Airborne SATCOM Equipment Market: Segmentation

basis of use

  • Commercial Aircrafts
  • Helicopters
  • General Aviation
  • Business Jets

basis of component

  • Hardware
  • Software
  • Services

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