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Communications: Satellite: Satellite Sector Sees Business Returning, but What Happens Next? (SatelliteToday.com)Alan Spicer Marine Telecom Blog | Alan Spicer Marine Telecom Blog
Satellite Sector Sees Business Returning, but What Happens Next? Satellite Sector Sees Business Returning, but What Happens Next? Tired of hearing about the collapse of the economy or how sluggish the recovery has been? (Alan Spicer Says: You got my attention.) Well, if you’re in the satellite sector, it seems that you don’t have to anymore, and IBC 2010 opens at a time when business looks to be booming. Throughout the economic crisis, the satellite operators have felt little impact, and now business for FSS players is reaching highs that haven’t been seen in quite a while. According to Euroconsult research, transponder fill rates have reached 77 percent, the highest rate in 10 years, and this number may peak at 78 percent before the end of the year. The markets also have opened back up for satellite projects, with project both small and large and from new