Latest global trends in next generation satellites 19 May 22 Andre Moura Gomes

Scientific communities have been conducting considerable research over the integration between satellite technology, terrestrial networks, and artificial intelligence to provide ubiquitous next generation access network connectivity.

A new Global Trends report describes what national governments and industry groups are doing in the field of next generation satellites, which differ from more traditional satellite-based initiatives in their purpose, their technology characteristics, or both.

All countries analysed recently expressed a strategic interest in next generation satellites. In most countries, the interest in satellite is mainly driven by the possibility to boost the national space industry and open the door to new growth opportunities beyond domestic markets.

In the US, private sector companies, including some relevant start-ups, have taken the lead pushing investment and innovation in this sector. In Canada, China and the UAE the government’s drive has so far been central.

A few regulatory authorities, including the US Federal Communications Commission (FCC) or the Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA), revised part of the telecoms regulatory framework in recent years to adapt to new satellite initiatives in their respective markets.

The full benchmark covers 13 jurisdictions, including Australia, Brazil, Canada, China, the European Union, India, Japan, Korea, Singapore, South Africa, the United Arab Emirates, the UK and the US.

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