Satellite Broadband Communication in Public Safety Market Statistics: 2030
The global satellite broadband communication in public safety market size was valued at $1.36 billion in 2020, and is projected to reach $10.76 billion by 2030, growing at a CAGR of 23.1% from 2021 to 2030.
The satellite broadband communication helps in transmitting information from one place to another using the satellite signal as the communicating medium. This system is being widely used by the authorities responsible for public safety and helps monitor and track natural danger, disaster or any emergency situation and transmits relevant information for rescue operations. The system is deployed using the drones and helicopters and it provides effective communication to the rescue team at the time of any natural activity. This system aids in the restoration and improvements in the facilities of livelihood for the people residing in the disaster-prone areas. Governments of various nations are deploying this system to protect the natural environment and wildlife.
Surge in adoption of satellite services in police, fire, and other departments of various developing nations and advancement in communication technology across the globe drive the growth of the market. In addition, increase in government initiatives for adopting satellite broadband communications services fuels the growth of the market. However, high maintenance and deployment cost across the globe hampers the satellite broadband communication in public safety market growth. Furthermore, increased adoption of artificial intelligence (AI), machine learning (ML), and cloud computing in the space sector and adoption of satellite broadband in smart cities and connected cars for increasing public safety are expected to provide lucrative opportunity for the market. The report focuses on the growth prospects, restraints, and trends of the global satellite broadband communication in public safety market analysis. The study provides Porter’s five forces analysis to understand the impact of various factors, such as bargaining power of suppliers, competitive intensity of competitors, threat of new entrants, threat of substitutes, and bargaining power of buyers on the global satellite broadband communication in public safety market share.
By end user, the satellite broadband communication in public safety market was led by the law enforcement agencies in 2020, and is projected to maintain its dominance during the forecast period. Various governments are providing law enforcement agencies to connect their mobile phones to satellite broadband systems, which help officers access files and records instantaneously in an emergency situation or crime scene incident, which is expected to fuel the growth of the market. However, the public health organizations are also expected to grow significantly during the forecast period, owing to increase in satellite broadband connections in rural areas. Public health organizations are able to connect to remote areas to provide medical support to the people. In addition, satellite broadband is very helpful for civil protection and humanitarian purposes as it helps government agencies to analyze and manage the causal factors of disasters and also helps in analyzing the risks for planning and implementing the preventive measures, which drives the growth of the market in this situation.
Region wise, the satellite broadband communication in public safety market was dominated by North America in 2020, owing to increase in adoption of advanced technologies, such as IoT, artificial intelligence, and others. In addition, rise in government initiatives for providing high-speed internet connectivity technology to protect individual from natural incidences such as flood, fire attack, and tsunami propels the growth of the market. However, Asia-Pacific is expected to witness significant growth rate during the forecast period, owing to increase in satellite expansion activities in India and China. In addition, countries, such as India, China, and Japan, are taking initiatives in the rapid deployment of 5G network across their countries; thereby, driving the market growth. Furthermore, key players in Asia-Pacific are focusing on enhancing their operations and increasing their overall efficiency to stay competitive in the market, which is expected to provide lucrative opportunities for the growth of the market during the forecast period.
The report focuses on the growth prospects, restraints, and trends of the global satellite broadband communication in public safety industry. The study provides Porter’s five forces analysis to understand the impact of various factors, such as bargaining power of suppliers, competitive intensity of competitors, threat of new entrants, threat of substitutes, and bargaining power of buyers, on the global satellite broadband communication in public safety industry.
The global satellite broadband communication in public safety market is segmented on the basis of frequency band, end user, application, and region. By frequency band, the market is divided into C-band, X-band, L-band, S-band, and others. By end user, it is categorized into law enforcement agencies & first responders, public health organizations and emergency relief centers. As per application, the market is bifurcated into motor vehicle department, police department, fire department, and other. Region wise, the market is analyzed across North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, and LAMEA.
The key players profiled in the satellite broadband communication in public safety market analysis are Gilat Satellite Network, Hughes Network Systems, LLC, Inmarsat Global Limited, Iridium Communications, Inc., Ligado Networks, Singtel, Skycasters, Speedcast, ST Engineering Idirect, Inc. and Viasat, Inc. These players have adopted various strategies to increase their market penetration and strengthen their position in the industry.
COVID-19 impact analysis
The satellite broadband communication in public safety market has witnessed significant growth in the past few years. The outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic has driven the market to exhibit further rise in 2021. This is attributed to various governments investing in satellite broadband technology to provide broadband services to all corners of the country and become self-dependent for the cutting-edge technology.
For instance, on November 2020, Russia has plans to develop its own cluster of at least 500 “next-generation, multi-spectrum satellites. The project has been included in the ‘Digital Economy’ state program and the first satellites could be launched in 2024. The Russian government is investing to provide satellite broadband to all sectors in Russia as Russian government has rejected all satellite broadband companies which is not compiling with its broadband regulations. So, the effort from the Russian government to create its own satellite broadband is expected to positively impacting the market.
C-Band is projected as one of the most lucrative segments.
Top impacting factors
Surge in adoption of satellite services in police, fire, and other departments of various developing nations
Increase in adoption of satellite services in police, fire, and other departments of various developing nations for fighting against emergency situation and increase the safety of general public drives the growth of the market. In addition, rise in need for live updates for emergency situations across the rural areas to instantly respond to critical situations propels the growth of the market. Furthermore, various government are collaborating with different private companies for installing satellite broadband communication systems for police, fire, and other departments for fighting against emergency situation or crime scene incident. For instance, in 2021, NSW State Police Sign collaborated with Starlink satellite broadband service. They are leveraging broadband capabilities to police cars that will act as mini-data centers running in the state.
With this police vehicle will be integrated with apps like wearable video streaming and computer-aided dispatch. Thus, number of such development across the globe is driving the growth of the market.
By End User
Law Enforcement Agencies & First Responder is projected as one of the most lucrative segments.
Furthermore, various developed countries are providing firefighters with satellite broadband systems to provide live updates to the fire department for performing better rescue operations, which enhance the growth of the market. For instance, in 2020, Starlink collaborated with Washington state emergency departments to provide broadband services for fighting against wildfires. The firefighters were able to set up terminals in areas that were burned severely to provide evacuated families with wireless calling and internet access to file insurance claims. The broadband service has helped both emergency responders and families in wildfire-stricken areas by reducing their time wasted on various processes. These factors drive the growth of the satellite broadband communication in public safety market.
Rise in government initiatives to deploy satellite broadband for public safety
Rise in government initiatives for penetrations of enhanced satellite broadband systems for building a digital country and to increase the safety and security of the general public drives the growth of the market. In addition, various governments are investing heavily in satellite broadband systems for providing broadband services to rural populations across the developing nations, which also enhances the growth of the market. For instance, in November 2020, Russia has plans to develop its own cluster of at least 500 next-generation, multi-spectrum satellites. The project has been included in the ‘Digital Economy’ state program and the first satellites could be launched in 2024. Thus, number of such development all across the globe is driving the growth of the market. Furthermore, government is investing in various satellite broadband companies and are running trials to provide internet connections to public and also to provide a secured communication channel for the general public, which propels the growth of the market. For instance, Canadian government invested to support broadband projects across the country. The new project will provide enhanced network connectivity in various rural areas of the country and enhance the communication channels of the country in different emergency situations, which is expected to drive the growth of the market. Moreover, many countries are providing subsidies to the company and the public to increase the use of satellite internet and support its growth. For instance, the German government will subsidize the purchase of Starlink satellite dishes and similar providers of wireless internet connections with grants to households worth $611. This will provide citizens the power to buy satellite internet subscription and fasten digitalization in rural areas. In addition, this subsidy scheme will be open to all internet providers in rural areas. These are the government initiatives to support the growth of the satellite broadband for public safety market.
Asia-Pacific would exhibit the highest CAGR of 25.1% during 2021-2030.
Key Benefits For Stakeholders
- The study provides an in-depth analysis of the global satellite broadband communication in public safety market forecast along with the current & future trends to explain the imminent investment pockets.
- Information about key drivers, restraints, & opportunities and their impact analysis on global satellite broadband communication in public safety market trends is provided in the report.
- Porter’s five forces analysis illustrates the potency of the buyers and suppliers operating in the industry.
- The quantitative analysis of the market from 2021 to 2030 is provided to determine the market potential.
Satellite Broadband Communication in Public Safety Market Report Highlights
By End User
Key Market Players
HUGHES NETWORK SYSTEMS, LLC, VIASAT, INC., INMARSAT GLOBAL LIMITED, SINGTEL, LIGADO NETWORKS, ST ENGINEERING IDIRECT, INC., SPEEDCAST, .IRIDIUM COMMUNICATIONS INC., GILAT SATELLITE NETWORKS, SKYCASTERS
The use of satellite broadband communication in public safety helps integrate satellite communication and connected devices, which are used at the time of emergency situation such as natural disaster and danger situations and transmits information to the responsible authorities using the satellite as the communication medium. The system makes the use of several components, including the sender, receivers, sensors, antenna, and geostationary satellites. These components are connected with each other and helps send and receive the signals from one place to another. The satellite broadband system is usually implemented in the remote areas where the mobile connectivity is weak. The key feature of the system includes the transmission of voice over internet and surfing of high-definition video and audio in remote regions.
The market is expected to witness significant growth in the future due to increase in use of satellite broadband network among domestic users and rise in adoption of Internet of Things-oriented business models among various governments across the globe. The global satellite broadband communication in public safety market is highly concentrated, and companies are focusing on leveraging new technologies for offering new broadband services to meet the emerging requirements of the user. In addition, presence of a large number of service providers in the global satellite broadband communication in public safety market increases the competition between key players. Therefore, satellite broadband communication in public safety technology providers is differentiating themselves from competitors and driving revenue growth by incorporating new digital business technologies, such as artificial intelligence, machine learning, and low-cost data, into their offerings to gain a competitive lead and retain their market position.
Furthermore, the vendors operating in the market are taking several initiatives, such as product launch and partnership, to stay competitive and to strengthen their foothold in the market. For instance, in June 2021, Iridium Communications Inc. launched Iridium Certus® 200 service for maritime, land mobile, and government markets. It is a new L-band broadband service, which is used to provide enhance communication services to various end users in critical situations. According to the industry experts, the satellite broadband communication in public safety market is expected to witness increased adoption in the coming years, owing to digital transformation across the globe, satellite broadband adoption in developing countries, such as India, and rapid adoption of IIoT among various sectors. North America is expected to dominate the market during the forecast period while emerging countries in Asia-Pacific and Latin America are projected to offer significant growth opportunities.