The pros and cons of vertical integration in Earth observation

The pros and cons of vertical integration in Earth observation

October 5, 2018

"...if an operator chooses to forward-integrate into a certain vertical they’re going to make an enemy of those partners that are currently making a living from that domain.”

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How SpaceX found itself in the crosshairs of an SEC lawsuit

How SpaceX found itself in the crosshairs of an SEC lawsuit

October 5, 2018

“I would imagine that Air Force leadership is cognizant of Elon’s situation, but I doubt that it would in any way threaten their commitment to SpaceX as a core supplier of launch services,” said space industry analyst Chris Quilty, president of Quilty Analytics in St. Petersburg.

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Telesat Joins the Band: What this Means for the C-Band Alliance

Telesat Joins the Band: What this Means for the C-Band Alliance

October 4, 2018

“The fact that all four major C-band owners [in the U.S.] have come together in support of the transition plan makes it highly likely, in our view, that a spectrum auction will be successfully concluded."

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How small satellites could revolutionize access to space

How small satellites could revolutionize access to space

October 1, 2018

"It has turned into the nuclear winter for the traditional satellite manufacturers."

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Inmarsat rejects second EchoStar merger proposal

Inmarsat rejects second EchoStar merger proposal

July 6, 2018

...Inmarsat’s L-band spectrum is “undoubtedly the crown jewel being pursued by Charlie Ergen.”

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Like Inmarsat, Intelsat Sees Hope Through Mobility

Like Inmarsat, Intelsat Sees Hope Through Mobility

May 4, 2018

"...Intelsat is continuing to perform well competitively due to the scale, capacity, and flexibility of the Epic fleet,” said Quilty.

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Quilty Analytics Expands Satellite Staff and Services

Quilty Analytics Expands Satellite Staff and Services

March 20, 2018

Quilty Analyticsannounced a partnership with veteran investment bankers to provide an expanded range of financial and strategic advisory services.

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LEO and MEO broadband constellations mega source of consternation

LEO and MEO broadband constellations mega source of consternation

March 13, 2018

"A lot of satellite operators are flummoxed by the correct choice, and they are taking steps to stay engaged in NGSO activity."

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How long will the money keep flowing?

How long will the money keep flowing?

February 5, 2018

“2018 could be a decision year: it could be the rubber hits the road, or it could be the car plows into the wall.”

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SpaceX denies Falcon rocket caused Zuma mission failure

SpaceX denies Falcon rocket caused Zuma mission failure

January 9, 2018

"My guess is something went wrong with the adapter."

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