Satellite Communications and Its Role in the Future of Communications

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By Dean Tan | 2Q 2022 | IN-6497


All Wireless Communication Technology Needs Spectrum


Spectrum is a fundamental resource in enabling wireless communication technologies. Access to spectrum is paramount for wireless communications. The goal of 5G is to become “a network of networks”, with multiple access technologies seamlessly working with one another. This includes Wi-Fi, terrestrial mobile networks, and satellite communications.

While 5G deployments and news coverage have been the focus in the past years, satellite communications have built momentum. In ABI Research’s recent whitepaper (Key Takeaways from MWC 2022), it was highlighted how the Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2022 welcomed several satellite companies (e.g., Intelsat, Fossa Systems, and Sateliot) and the future emergence of Narrow-Band Internet of Things (NB-IoT) protocol to be used for satellite communications, bringing the terrestrial and non-terrestrial closer.                                   &nb…

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