Flat Panel Antenna Market

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Flat Panel Antenna Market Expected to reach at a high CAGR of 30.10% by 2029:

Flat Panel Antenna Market reached US$ XX million in 2021 and is expected to record significant growth by reaching up to US$ XX million by 2029, growing at a CAGR of 30.10% during the forecast period (2022-2029). A panel antenna is a single antenna or a group of antennas used to focus a radio transmission in a specific location. Although certain technologies use larger panel antennas, panel antennas are typically flat, rectangular, long structures that are three square feet in size. Additionally called directional antennas. Flat-panel antennas with phased array technology are utilized for military, naval, commercial aviation radar and satellite television applications. Even though the antennas stay stationary, a phased array is a set of computer-scanned and controlled antennas that can form a steerable beam of radio waves. A flat panel antenna is a directional antenna that only transmits and receives radio signals in one direction. It has a wider beam, allowing the signal to cover more ground. Flat-panel antennas are being developed for maritime satellite communications along with military, naval & commercial aviation radar. Following the discovery of satellites, the dominant trend was building and creating larger spacecraft with huge payloads making satellites more competent and efficient.

As per DataM Intelligence, Flat Panel Antenna Market study analysis offers an in-depth outlook on the market containing quantitative and qualitative data. It gives an outlook and forecast of the global market based on market segmentation. It also provides global Flat Panel Antenna Market size, and growth, along with the latest trends, opportunities, and forecast till 2029 for the global market with esteem to major countries such as the United States, Canada, Brazil, Germany, Italy, Spain, United Kingdom, Russia, European countries, United Arab Emirates, Saudi Arabia, South Africa, Japan, China, India, South Korea, Australia, and rest of the countries over the globe.

Among all regions, the North American region is expected to hold the largest share of the global market over the forecast period. Flat Panel Antenna Market in the United States and Canada produces the utmost share. Whereas the European Flat Panel Antenna Market is projected to continue its presence globally during the period of 2022- 2029.

Flat Panel Antenna Market Scope



Market CAGR


Segments Covered

By Type, By Frequency , By End-user, and By Region

Report Insights Covered

Competitive Landscape Analysis, Company Profile Analysis, Market Size, Share, Growth, Demand, Recent Developments, Mergers and acquisitions, New Product Launches, Growth Strategies, Revenue Analysis, and Other key insights.

Fastest Growing Region

Asia Pacific

Largest Market Share 

North America

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Market Dynamics

The market is anticipated to rise due to the rising demand for electrically guided phased array flat panel antennas and the increasing development of small, low-profile antennas. The rising maintenance expenses could hamper the market demand.

Escalating the need for flat panel antennas with electronically guided phased arrays

Electrically steered phased array antennas have many advantages, including a smaller profile, lower volume, enhanced long-term dependability, quicker steering and many beams. The spacing between the antenna elements is a crucial component of the phased array antenna design. It becomes especially difficult to construct arrays at higher frequencies due to the typical half-wavelength element spacing required. 

The antennas have a high-performance efficiency in small, low-profile sizes and are exceptionally durable and waterproof for long life in difficult conditions. As a result, increasing demand for these antennas in several critical situations has been observed. Electronically directed, phased flat panel antennas have become more popular as the demand for communications on the move options for platforms such as commercial vehicles, military vehicles, railways and boats has grown (ESPA). Even though platforms such as military vehicles, railroads or boats move, the antennas can track and maintain satellite communications. 

Ultra-compact, low-profile flat panel antennas 

The flat panels provide a low-profile, lightweight replacement for conventional antennas. Perhaps these flat panel reflectors are more appropriate for contemporary communications. Flat-panel satellite antennas that are ultra-compact and low-profile are designed to work with the latest Ka-band high-throughput satellites for any IP-based voice, video or data Beyond-Line-of-Sight applications. The antennas provide full-duplex satellite communication, connecting modern ground combat vehicles to ground control stations.

These integrated terminals take advantage of very small interval terminal technologies. For instance, ThinPack flat-panel antennas from ThinKom solutions combine the performance, throughput and power of its more tangible counterparts with the simplicity of use and speed of assembly of ultra-compact stations, enabling users to maximize the benefits of global satellite internet.

High expenditures for development and servicing

The high price of developing and maintaining earth station infrastructure is a major restraint for market growth. Because of the pitching and rolling of ships, it can be more difficult for flat panel antennas to maintain a good link to the satellite in a maritime environment. As a result, the antenna may occasionally not be perfectly perpendicular to the satellite.

Multiple antennas might be required due to the identified problem, which might be more expensive than setting up a parabolic antenna. A mechanical steering system might be used as an alternative, resulting in significantly larger and essentially non-flat antennas. Furthermore, the design, development and construction of these antennas and their components necessitate time and effort from skilled experts. 

COVID-19 Impact Analysis

Due to the unexpected lockout in 2020, there have been interruptions in the global market's production, manufacturing, consumption and supply of antenna components. The global economy has been harmed by the COVID-19 pandemic. Supply-chain issues related to COVID-19 continue to plague the industry of equipment suppliers.

The market for flat panel antennas is very active worldwide. Prices are dropping and antenna performance has improved significantly. The flat panel antenna industry still has several companies vying for it. The market's biggest winners will be all-encompassing multi-orbit, multi-frequency and multi-beam antennas.

Segment Analysis

By frequency, the flat panel antenna market is segmented into C & X band and Ku, K & Ka-band.

Expanding commercial uses for flat panel antenna

The commercial division offers services for many applications, such as passenger automobiles, superyachts, watercraft and commercial shipping. Compared to the enormous radomes frequently used on bigger vessels for broadband satellite communication, flat-panel antennas are smaller and more covert.

The ESA or phased array antennas used in flat panel antennas monitor satellites electrically while remaining fixed, doing away with the necessity for moving parts that might break down. The flat panel antenna market is driven by the rise in the use of such antennas in various commercial applications.

Geographical Analysis

Vast consumer and commercial sector in Asia-Pacific

Asia-Pacific is the world's largest consumer and corporate market due to its growing population. As the 5G movement in Asia-Pacific picks up speed, rapid advancements in flat panel antenna for telecommunication applications also offer market growth opportunities.

The market for flat panel antennas in Asia-Pacific is rising due to advances in antenna technology, increased public awareness of the advantages of using flat panel antennas and antennas' low cost. The electronically steered flat panel antenna design is a well-known and dependable way to start satellite connections and restore information & information in the telecommunications & business sectors in Asia-Pacific.

Competitive Landscape 

Top market players are implementing product and service innovation, mergers, acquisitions and collaborations to keep ahead of the competition. For example, Leidos will install the ThinKom Solutions, Inc.-supplied ThinAir® Ka2517 phased-array antenna system on its brand-new high-accuracy electronic intelligence aircraft. U.S. military-compliant modem is coupled with the ThinKom Ka2517 low-profile Ka-band aero satellite antenna system to offer real-time, reliable and resilient broadband communication to and from the aircraft in flight.

Major global flat panel antenna market companies include Kymeta Corporation, ThinKom Solutions, Hanwha Phasor, TTI Norte, L3Harria Technologies, Ball Aerospace, RadioWaves, NXT Communications, Isotropic Systems and China Starwin.

Kymeta Corporation

Overview: Fundamental metamaterials research at Duke University inspired Kymeta's technology, eventually incubated at Intellectual Ventures. The initial prototype of the reconfigurable metasurface antenna (MSA), which would serve as the cornerstone for Kymeta's mobile satcom terminals, was produced at Intellectual Ventures.

The metasurface technology developed by Kymeta is a stunning architecture for a new class of electronically scanned antennas, including the first commercially accessible metamaterial-based device. The foundation for Kymeta, which spun out of Intellectual Ventures in August 2012, was built by this groundbreaking research, backed by a large portfolio of U.S. and international patents and licenses.

Product Portfolio: Kymeta offers the first electrically scanned flat-panel satellite terminal for permanent and mobile platforms. The Kymeta Hawk u8 is a full connectivity solution that can deliver on-the-go communications whenever and wherever you need them. The terminal uses Kymeta's industry-leading, electronically guided antenna and simply mounts on cars and watercraft to deliver seamless satellite or hybrid satellite/cellular access.

Key Development: In 2021, Kymeta and OneWeb, a Low Earth Orbit (LEO) satellite communications company, made a collaboration agreement (JDA) to create an innovative flat-panel electronically steered user terminal suitable for the OneWeb network to support land fixed applications while also paving the way for future mobility applications such as land mobile, maritime and other mobility needs.

For military, government, first responder, maritime, enterprise and other commercial users, the KymetaTM u8 flat panel antenna technology provides a novel way to interact with the OneWeb LEO satellite constellation supporting COTP and future COTM. Compatibility between GEO and OneWeb LEO services will be provided by the Kymeta u8-based terminal, extending the terminal solutions' reach.

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