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Our approach to the Satellite-Aerospace Industry

We believe that the combination of terrestrial broadband network rollouts and rising concerns over the digital divide are creating new market opportunities for the satellite industry. Alleviating the load on the backbones, bundling TV with internet access, serving the mass market in emerging countries have proven to be efficient strategies, while the switch to high-definition/3D will give a boost to satellite’s the core TV broadcasting business.

Our skills

• We combine in-depth expertise in the satellite market with IDATE’s core skill sets in terrestrial technologies, telecommunications and television markets.
• The core team members have been advising industry players for more than 10 years
• We assist the globe’s largest satellite sector players with market analysis, data & forecasts, innovation roadmaps & business modelling

Head of Practice

Stéphanie Villaret joined IDATE’s Marketing and Strategies Department in 1998. After several years in the Media Economics Division as a Senior Consultant, she is currently Co-Head of the Satellite Practice. Stéphanie works primarily on reports concerning the satellite industry, but also deals with the analysis of consumer ICT usages and services. Her assignments focus on: Analysis of satellite market players’ strategiesand offers, Statistical surveys focused on ICT and media usages,Prospectiveanalysis of usages, Marketing analysis of consumer multimedia products andservices. Stéphanie is a graduate of the Institut National des Télécommunications,with a major in Information and Communication Technologies Applied Marketing, and holds a Masters Degree in Management Sciences (1997).

Selected references


• Latest Developments in hybrid broadband
• Broadband Networks
• Latest UAV developments and impact on use of commercial satellites
• Internet migration of video content and impact on the DTH business and satellite operators’ strategies

Market analysis

• DTH market forecast for EMEA/North America
• Market potential of satellite broadband in Africa and Europe
• Worldwide Satellite M2M Market
• Report on the US military's UAV policy (up to 2020)
• Market survey on the latest UAV military projects in the US
• Market study on civilian UAV
• In-flight connectivity market review

Public policies

• Assessment of the role of satellite in the telecommunications market
• Satellite’s contribution to bridging the digital divide (DSL, FTTx and 3G/LTE)


Satellite – Operators: SES World Skies, Eutelsat, Intelsat, Telespazio
Manufacturers and Vendors: EADS Astrium, Thales Alenia Space, Arianespace
Service Providers:Deutsche Telekom, Swisscom, Orange, SFR, NTT, TDF, Altitude Telecom
• Media Companies: TF1, Mediaset, Orange
Public Bodies: CNES, ARCEP, ESA, European Commission




Directeur de la Business unit Télécoms
P: +33 (0)467 144 426
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