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WTA Publishes New Research Report: The Internet of Things Opportunity for Teleports

Tuesday, May 17, 2016   (0 Comments)
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(New York, NY, May 17, 2016) – The World Teleport Association (WTA) today released The Internet of Things Opportunity for Teleports, a new research report.

The growth forecasts for the Internet of Things are off the charts. The big questions for the teleport and satellite industry is how all these talkative things will be connected, where standard-architecture and HTS satellite will play in that network, and how companies must adapt their facilities, operations and staff to gain a piece of the massive opportunity. The answers are not obvious but innovators around the world are experimenting, developing services and testing opportunities.

“The Internet of Things is here today and the satellite-connected part of it alone may be worth $2.3 billion by 2024,” said executive director Robert Bell.  “The burning question for our business is how all these talkative things will be connected and how teleport and satellite operators can gain a piece of this massive opportunity.  Our new report shares the insights of operators who are already in the market today."

WTA members can access the report by signing in to their accounts on the WTA website. Non-members can purchase the report for US$1650. 

About World Teleport Association 
Since 1985, the World Teleport Association ( has focused on improving the business of satellite communications from the ground up. At the core of its membership are the world's most innovative operators of teleports, from independents to multinationals, niche service providers to global carriers. WTA is dedicated to advocating for the interests of teleport operators in the global telecommunications market and promoting excellence in teleport business practice, technology and operations.

For More Information 
Matthew Owen
Communications Manager
World Teleport Association
212-825-0218 x105

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