As per recent studies, mobile satellite services require high initial investment, which has rendered the market moderately competitive. The prominent companies in the market primarily compete on the basis of performance, product quality and features, technology, and innovation. Besides this, several vendors around the world are deploying solutions either independently or alongside channel partners intending to consolidate larger share in the global mobile satellite services market. To sustain growth amidst intensifying competition, the market players are keen on pacing up with emerging technologies to keep their product lines up-to-date. According to a new study by Transparency Market Research (TMR), Echostar Corporation, Ericsson AB, GlobalStar Corporation, Inmarsat Inc, Intelsat, S.A., Iridium Communications, Inc., ORBCOMM, Inc., Singtel Satellite, Telstra Corporation Ltd., Tesacom, Thuraya Telecommunications Company, and ViaSat Inc. are among the key players operating in the global mobile satellite services market.