Can satellite compete with LTE?
This report explores the leading on-board connectivity markets: aircraft, ships and trains, providing usage and market data, along with insights into the key issues and challenges at hand. It also examines how much of a threat LTE poses, and how satellite can prepare to take on this new rival.
The connectivity market for cars is examined in a separate IDATE report “Connected Cars - Overview and trends”.
1. Executive Summary
2. Methodology & definitions
2.1. IDATE’s general methodology
2.2 Methodology specific to this report
3. Review of the on-board connectivity market
3.1. In-flight connectivity on commercial airlines
3.2 Connectivity on-board cruise ships
3.3 Connectivity on-board trains
4. Satellite operators gearing up to launch new systems
4.5 Eutelsat Air Access
5. Future issues and challenges
5.1 New habits will affect demand for bandwidth
5.2 Ongoing surge in video consumption
5.3 Operators will need to juggle with the trend of everything for free
5.4 The shift to hybrid systems
List of players examined