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Europe & Africa Satellite Ultra-Broadband Markets Studied in New IDATE Report Now Available at
[November 15, 2012]

Europe & Africa Satellite Ultra-Broadband Markets Studied in New IDATE Report Now Available at

London, UK, Nov 15, 2012 ( via COMTEX) -- Satellite technology has developed to a great extent recently. The average downlink speed has been increased up to 18 Mbps in 2012. The present traffic caps vary from 10 to 20 GB, and, what is more, the unlimited traffic is available. Currently, satellite is less popular than wireless and cellular technologies. So, the future prosperity of the satellite ultra-broadband market is highly dependent on its competitiveness.

While Europe possesses the mature satellite ultra-broadband infrastructure, the market in Africa remains rather poorly developed. There are many market restrains in Africa, including low literacy rates, low electrification, low PC penetration and low ARPUs. Just such a few countries in Africa seem to a have a potential for the market growth. The number of satellite broadband subscribers in Europe during 2012-2016 is expected to enhance by over 27% yearly.

New market research report "Ultra Broadband Satellite" elaborated by IDATE Consulting & Research (IDATE) has been recently published by Market Publishers Ltd.

Report Details: Title: Ultra Broadband Satellite Published: October, 2012 Price:US$ 4,200.00 The research study analyzes the current state of the satellite ultra-broadband market in Europe and Africa as well as offers the possible scenarios for development up to 2016.

The report provides an overview of the market dynamics, major drivers and barriers. The market segmentation is examined by various criteria. Moreover, the latest trends and technological innovations are also described in the market research.

Report Contents: 1. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY 1.1. Europe's satellite ultra-broadband market continues to pick up speed 1.2. Africa, a new growth opportunity 1.3. Promising market outlooks 2. METHODOLOGY 3. ULTRA-FAST BROADBAND ROLLOUT: CURRENT STATUS IN EUROPE AND AFRICA 3.1. FTTx markets in 2011 3.1.1. In Europe 3.1.2. Focus on France 3.1.3. In Africa 4. SATELLITE FAST AND ULTRA-FAST BROADBAND: CURRENT STATUS 4.1. Increasing bandwidth for two-way satellite access 4.1.1. How it works 4.1.2. Technical specificities tied to use of the Ka band 4.1.3. Economic advantages of using the Ka band 4.1.4. Increasingly competitive commercial offers 4.1.5. Terminal subsidies key to success 4.2. Numerous innovations lead to better services 4.2.1. In Europe 4.2.2. In Africa 4.3. Industry preparing for ultra-fast broadband via satellite 4.3.1. Terabit Satellite 4.3.2. Megasat 5. EUROPEAN MARKET MIGRATING TO ULTRA-FAST BROADBAND OFFERS CLEAR OPPORTUNITIES FOR SATELLITE 5.1. Fiber to the Home 5.2. LTE and LTE-Advanced 5.3. The future of satellite lies in its complementarity with terrestrial networks 6. IN AFRICA, WHAT IS THE REAL POTENTIAL FOR SATELLITE BROADBAND 6.1. Current status of fixed broadband 6.2. Current status of mobile broadband 6.3. The massive deployment of underwater cables has changed the stakes 7. MARKET SEGMENTATION CRITERIA IN EUROPE 7.1. Socio-economic criteria 7.1.1. PC penetration 7.1.2. Per capita GDP 7.1.3. Rural/urban population density 7.2. Criteria surrounding terrestrial broadband and ultra-fast broadband rollouts 7.2.1. DSL network coverage 7.2.2. FTTx network coverage 7.2.3. 3G network coverage 7.2.4. Broadband access penetration 7.2.5. Internet access speeds 7.2.6. Internet access prices 7.3. Key issues and areas of uncertainty 7.3.1. Tied to the development of wireline and wireless terrestrial networks 7.3.2. Tied to satellite's commercial positioning 8. MARKET SEGMENTATION CRITERIA IN AFRICA 8.1. Socio-economic criteria 8.1.1. Electrification rate 8.1.2. Literacy rate 8.1.3. PC penetration 8.1.4. Per capita GDP 8.1.5. Rural/urban population density 8.2. Criteria surrounding terrestrial broadband and ultra-fast broadband rollouts 8.2.1. Network coverage 8.2.2. Broadband access penetration 8.2.3. Internet access speeds 8.2.4. Internet access prices 8.3. Key issues and areas of uncertainty 8.3.1. Tied to the region's economic development 8.3.2. Tied to the development of wireline and wireless terrestrial networks 9. MARKET FORECASTS 10. GLOSSARY TABLES Table 1: African underwater cables deployed since 2009 Table 2: Comparison of a selection of offers available in France: 2011 vs. 2012 Table 3: Hylas One satellite performance Table 4: Avanti services distributed by the British distributor Rural Broadband Table 5: Avanti services distributed by the Irish distributor QSAT Table 6: Services offered by YahSat Table 7: Array of speeds offered by Vox Telecom in South Africa Table 8: IP Easy solutions Table 9: Main properties of EPON and GPON configurations Table 10: Different configurations of an Ethernet FTTH/B network Table 11: Features of FTTH technologies Table 12: Pioneers in LTE rollouts Table 13: TeliaSonera's LTE service in Sweden, mid-2012 Table 14: Vodafone's LTE service in Germany, mid-2012 Table 15: TDC's LTE service in Denmark, mid-2012 Table 16: NBN Co wholesale pricing Table 17: Satellite retail services under the NBN plan Table 18: African underwater cables deployed since 2009 Table 19: Orange and its quadruple-play solutions Table 20: Electrification rate in Africa, by region FIGURES Figure 1: Forecast of residential subscriptions to a two-way, satellite ultra-broadband solution, 2012-2016 Figure 2: Rural DSL subscriber speeds in Europe, 2011 Figure 3: List of countries studied in the report Figure 4: Evolution of the number of FTTH/B-ready homes and subscribers in France Figure 5: How two-way Internet access via satellite works Figure 6: Hughes' global footprint in 2010 Figure 7: Example of beam coverage with frequency reuse Figure 8: Estimated cost of bandwidth for Ka-band systems (launched satellite) Figure 9: Change in the price of a broadband satellite reception terminal Figure 10: Satellite dish subsidies awarded in France in 2011: location Figure 11: Satellite dish subsidies awarded in France in 2011: amounts Figure 12: Avanti fleet coverage Figure 13: Footprint of the service provided by Avanti Figure 14: Coverage area for Eutelsat's Ka-Sat Figure 15: Ka-Sat network architecture Figure 16: Tooway offers distributed by Sat2Way in France, as of July 2012 Figure 17: NordNet's triple play solution including the Tooway service Figure 18: The Sat3Play system architecture Figure 19: Triple play via Astra2Connect Figure 20: SES Global's market view Figure 21: Combined high-speed access/TV reception via satellite Figure 22: "Astra2connect to the Street cabinet" infrastructure Figure 23: YahClick service coverage Figure 24: Eutelsat 16 A coverage Figure 25: SES-5 coverage of Africa in Ku-band Figure 26: Astra2Connect coverage of Africa Figure 27: Segmentation of Astra2Connect solutions available in Africa Figure 28: Terabit satellite being developed by ESA Figure 29: Satellites' evolution towards ultra-fast broadband and MegaSat Figure 30: Satellite performances working to match terrestrial Figure 31: The different possible FTTH/B network configurations Figure 32: The different components of an FTTH/B architecture Figure 33: Diagram of a ring configuration Figure 34: Evolution of FTTx deployment costs, according to architecture used ...

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