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The New Space Race Signals Price Crash for Satellite Data

  • Capacity quadruples over 10 years, raising fears of glut
  • New entrants threaten profit margins at industry’s Big Four

Satellite operators are launching more high-powered communications rigs into space, with two more set to join about two-dozen already in orbit by the end of the year, crowding the skies and threatening the industry’s fat profit margins.

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