Comparison of communication satellite operators

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The following is a list of the world's largest fixed service satellite operators in the world as of 2008.

Rank Name of the Operator 2010 Revenue 2009 Revenue 2008 Revenue 2007 Revenue 2006 Revenue Country Satellites
in Orbit
Satellites
on Order
1 SES €1,74 billion €1,70 billion €1,63 billion $2.37 billion(€1,61 bl.) $1.90 billion  Luxembourg 52 6
2 Intelsat $2.50 billion $2.50 billion $2,40 billion $2.20 billion $2.10 billion  Luxembourg 59 8
3 Eutelsat €1,17 billion(10-11) €1,05 billion(09-10) €0,94 billion(08-09) $1.24 billion $1.05 billion  France 37 6
4 Telesat Canada $787.0 million $711.0 million $684.7 million $575.0 million  Canada 13 3
5 JSAT $347.4 million $326.0 million  Japan 8 3
6 Star One $207.4 million $195.8 million  Brazil 7 0
7 Hispasat $188.6 million $159.1 million  Spain 3 1
8 SingTel/Optus $172.2 million $158.4 million  Australia 5 1
9 Russian Satellite Communications $161 million $152 million  Russia 11 3
10 Space communications $151.4 million $151.2 million  Japan 4 1
11 Arabsat $150 million $150 million  Saudi Arabia 5 2
12 Telenor Satellite Broadcasting $140.8 million $106.5 million  Norway 4 1
13 Thaicom/formerly Shin Satellite $133.7 million $122.3 million  Thailand 5 0
14 AsiaSat $120.4 million $119.6 million  Hong Kong 3 1
15 Indian Space Research Organization/Antrix $120 million $76 million  India 11 6
16 Korea Telecom $110.1 million $119.6 million  South Korea 3 1
17 Nilesat $91.6 million $79.8 million  Egypt 2 1
18 Satmex $80.25 million $79 million  Mexico 2 1
19 Gascom $69.8 million $47.1 million  Russia 3 2
20 SES Sirius $69.4 million $58.7 million  Sweden 2 0
21 Broadcast Satellite System $66.3 million $60.8 million  Japan 3 1
22 APT Satellite $57.9 million $54.9 million  Hong Kong 6 0
23 MEASAT Satellite Systems $56.5 million $38.9 million  Malaysia 3 1
24 Spacecom $56 million $56 million  Israel 3 2
25 PT Telkom $24.9 million $32.8 million  Indonesia 2 1
  • Note: Revenue in U.S. Dollars

References[edit]

  • Link to 2003 numbers together with other space firms (total 50) firms reviewed
  • Link to 2004 numbers reviewed in this page from Space News