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The future of satellite communications looks promising. Satellites will become the backbone of telecommunications. Doing away cable, optic fibers, and other modes of data-line infrastructure, the future seems headed for satellite based communications.
As mobile phones need to get faster and smarter, it needs able supporting infrastructure. Existing infrastructure may be augmented to support this need. But it is limited. With satellite communications, opportunities for speed and efficiency are unlimited.
Satellites have been around for long, since the 1960s. The use of satellites then was not considered. High costs were detrimental for the development of satellite technology. Satellites were huge, heavy, and every expensive to put into orbit.
But things have changed. Now cost is overseen by the benefits satellites offer to communication providers. Satellites are able to provide faster radio signal processing. The digital revolution has created the need for satellites. Satellite television for example, is an example of how satellites are used to stream television channels.
Mobile telephony has increased in adoption. Now everyone has a mobile. Even a beggar does. With a surge in demand for communications, there is also pressure on service providers to provide infrastructure to handle this demand. Which means networks have to be expanded.
Telecommunications providers do not want to lose out on markets. Their lack of physical presence, in terms of communications infrastructure in these regions, means they have lost out on a jackpot. Over here, satellite-based communication is a saving grace.
Satellite-based services will only increase in the coming decades. In tune with the change, devices will change. We may have different looking television sets, and mobile phones.