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2018 Market Analysis & Industry Outlook: Satellite Telecommunications
Overview of the U.S. Satellite Telecommunications IndustryThis section provides answers to key questions about the industry:
- What is the total market size (industry revenue)?
- What is the industry outlook?
- Market Analysis: Is the market growing or declining, and how quickly?
- Are long-term forecasts positive or negative?
- What is the average company size in the industry?
- How many companies are in the industry?
Market Size & Industry StatisticsThe total U.S. industry market size for Satellite Telecommunications: Industry statistics cover all companies in the United States, both public and private, ranging in size from small businesses to market leaders. In addition to revenue, the industry market analysis shows information on employees, companies, and average firm size.
Investors, banks, and business executives use growth rates and industry trends to understand the market outlook and opportunity.
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|Average Revenue Per Firm|
|Average Employees Per Firm|
Market Forecast[PREMIUM]Market forecasts show the long term industry outlook and future growth trends. The following five-year demand forecast projects both short-term and long-term trends.
|Forecast / Industry Outlook||2017||2018||2019||2020||2021||2022|
|Market Forecast ($ millions)|
|Projected Industry Growth Rate (%)|
Product & Services BreakdownResearch products and services in the Satellite Telecommunications industry generating sales. Note that products are broken into categories with different levels of classification.
|Product Description||Number of Companies||Sales ($ millions)||Percent of Total Sales|
Carrier Services And Internet Backbone Services (Include Network Access Services To Other Telecommunication Carriers.)
Private Network Services
Resale Of Merchandise
Resale Of Telecommunications Equipment
All Other Receipts
U.S. Geographic Distribution: Revenue Statistics by StateMarket Size by State ($ millions) indicates how the industry's competition is distributed throughout the country. State-level information can identify areas with higher and lower industry market share than average.
Income Statement (Average Financial Metrics)Financial metrics provide a snapshot view of a benchmark "average" company. Key business metrics show revenue and operating costs. The data collected covers both public and private companies.
|Industry Average||Percent of Sales|
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|Cost of Goods Sold|
|Pension, profit sharing plans, stock, annuity|
|Rent paid on business property|
|Domestic production activities deduction|
|Compensation of officers|
|Salaries and wages|
|Employee benefit programs|
|Taxes and Licenses|
|Other Operating Expenses|
|Total Operating Expenses|
|EBIT (Earnings Before Interest and Taxes)|
|Earnings Before Taxes|
Financial Ratio AnalysisFinancial ratio information can be used to benchmark how a Satellite Telecommunications company compares to its peers. Accounting statistics are calculated from the industry-average for income statements and balance sheets.
|Profitability & Valuation Ratios||Industry Average|
|Company valuation can be measured based on the firm's own performance, as well as in comparison against its industry competitors. These metrics show how the average company in the Satellite Telecommunications industry is performing.|
Gross Profit Margin, Operating Profit Margin, and Net Profit Margin. Show company earnings relative to revenues.
|Return on Equity (ROE)
Return on Equity (ROE) is net income as a percentage of shareholders' equity. Shareholders' Equity is defined as the company's total assets minus total liabilities. ROE shows how much profits a company generates with the money shareholders invested (or with retained earnings).
|Return on Assets (ROA)
Return on Assets (ROA) is net income relative to total assets. The market research on Satellite Telecommunications measures how efficiently the company leverages its assets to generate profit. ROA is calculated as Net Income divided by Total Assets.
|Liquidity Ratios||Industry Average|
|Bankers and suppliers use liquidity to determine creditworthiness and identify potential threats to a company's financial viability.|
Measures a firm's ability to pay its debts over the next 12 months.
|Quick Ratio (Acid Test)
Calculates liquid assets relative to liabilities, excluding inventories.
|Efficiency Ratios - Key Performance Indicators||Industry Average|
|Measure how quickly products and services sell, and effectively collections policies are implemented.|
|Receivables Turnover Ratio
If this number is low in your business when compared to the industry average in the research report, it may mean your payment terms are too lenient or that you are not doing a good enough job on collections.
|Average Collection Period
Based on the Receivables Turnover, this estimates the collection period in days. Calculated as 365 divided by the Receivables Turnover
A low turnover rate may point to overstocking, obsolescence, or deficiencies in the product line or marketing effort.
Generally, higher is better, since it indicates the business has less money tied up in fixed assets for each dollar of sales revenue.
Compensation & Salary Surveys for EmployeesCompensation statistics provides an accurate assessment of industry-specific jobs and national salary averages. This information can be used to identify which positions are most common, and high, low, and average annual wages.
|Title||Percent of Workforce||Bottom Quartile||Average (Median) Salary||Upper Quartile|
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|General and Operations Managers||4%|
|Business and Financial Operations Occupations||7%|
|Computer and Mathematical Occupations||13%|
|Database and Systems Administrators and Network Architects||5%|
|Architecture and Engineering Occupations||7%|
|Sales and Related Occupations||13%|
|Sales Representatives, Services||8%|
|Miscellaneous Sales Representatives, Services||8%|
|Sales Representatives, Services, All Other||8%|
|Office and Administrative Support Occupations||19%|
|Information and Record Clerks||7%|
|Customer Service Representatives||7%|
|Customer Service Representatives||7%|
|Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations||27%|
|Electrical and Electronic Equipment Mechanics, Installers, and Repairers||20%|
|Radio and Telecommunications Equipment Installers and Repairers||17%|
Satellite Telecommunications Industry Market Share [PREMIUM]Largest companies in the industry and related industries, with private company revenue estimates.
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Additional companies, details and innovation scoring in the full report.
Latest Industry News
- Telesat Celebrates Launch of Its First LEO Satellite - Telesat announced the successful launch of its first Low Earth Orbit (LEO) satellite, an important milestone in the company’s plans to deploy a global LEO constellation to provide broadband communications services around the world. Telesat aims to ... (01/12/2018)
- Carbonite-2 satellite enters orbit to test British intel-gathering capability - The technology demonstrator satellite, called Carbonite-2, has been successfully placed into low-Earth orbit after it and a communications spacecraft, were launched onboard the PSLV rocket from the Satish Dhawan Space Centre in Sriharikota, India. (01/12/2018)
- Lost in space? Questions mount over fate of secret satellite as SpaceX pushes ahead - Matt Desch, the chief executive officer of Iridium, a communications satellite company that is one of SpaceX’s biggest customers, said in an interview that he “absolutely” had full confidence in SpaceX and that he had no qualms with proceeding with ... (01/12/2018)
- Post-hurricane Dominica (Part 4): Here is why we care about communications, as well as food - It is the most visible sign of a quick-deploy satellite installed by the Emergency Telecommunications Cluster (ETC) — led globally by the World Food Programme (WFP) — and Ericsson Response engineers, supported by the Government of Luxembourg ... (01/12/2018)
- SSTL Confirms the Successful Launch of CARBONITE-2 and Telesat LEO Phase 1 Satellite - Surrey Satellite Technology Ltd (SSTL) has confirmed the successful launch of CARBONITE-2, an Earth Observation technology demonstration mission owned and operated by SSTL, and of the Telesat LEO Phase 1 communications satellite, an important milestone in ... (01/12/2018)
- Telesat Begins Deploying Its Global Low Earth Orbit (LEO) Constellation with Successful Launch of Phase 1 Satellite - OTTAWA, Jan. 12, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Telesat announced today the successful launch of its first LEO satellite, an important milestone in the company’s plans to deploy a global LEO constellation that will revolutionize broadband communications ... (01/12/2018)
- Panasonic Avionics Unveils 3rd Generation Satellite Communications Network - Panasonic Avionics Corporation (Panasonic) has today introduced a major evolution of its satellite connectivity service with the introduction of its third generation communications network. Panasonic's third generation network is built to meet the growing ... (01/12/2018)
- Satellite Industry Association has a New Executive Committee - He has more than three decades of professional experience advising the satellite communications industry and before joining SES was a partner in the law firm Hogan Lovells. He started his career in Washington, D.C. and moved to Brussels in 1991 to help ... (01/12/2018)
- Elon Musk's SpaceX Not the Cause of Zuma Secret Satellite Mission Failure, Experts Suggest - On Sunday, SpaceX launched the classified satellite on its Falcon 9 class rocket ... We cannot comment on classified programs,” Northrop Grumman's communications director Lon Rains wrote in an email to Newsweek. SpaceX competitor United Launch Alliance ... (01/11/2018)
- NOAA could slash future communications costs if commercial services pan out - This is the type of service that could be handled by commercial communications firms in the future. Credit: Harris That was one of the takeaways of the NOAA Satellite Observing System Architecture (NSOSA) study, an extensive analysis of spacecraft the ... (01/10/2018)
Government ContractsIn 2016, the federal government spent a total of $256,391,935 on Satellite Telecommunications. It has awarded 1,551 contracts to 224 companies, with an average value of $1,144,607 per company.
Top government vendors:
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Growth Opportunities / Competitive ThreatsCompanies in other industries may also sell similar products. Since there is an overlap in the customer base, there may be an opportunity for companies in Satellite Telecommunications to sell additional products/services offered by these adjacent industries. Alternatively, these industries may identify further products in this industry to target. Products most at risk are those with the highest profit margins and lowest barriers to entry.
The following industries are competing channels for sales of similar products/services.
Carrier Services & Internet Backbone Services
|Competing Industry||Sales Relative to Satellite Telecommunications||Opportunity/Threat|
|Telecommunications Resellers||Competing industry|
Sales from other industries of Carrier Services & Internet Backbone Services are less than those from Satellite Telecommunications. This may mean that other channels are a competitive risk of increasing their Carrier Services & Internet Backbone Services sales, taking market share from this industry.
Carrier Services & Internet Backbone Services Product Sales Report
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