This study covers the satellite transponder market, also known as the fixed satellite services market, operating in 3 frequency bands: C, Ku, and Ka. Transponders are measured by number of transponders, revenue, and average price. Ka-band is currently at the forefront of market growth, with Ku- and C-band offering the widest coverage/install base and subsequently the most congestion. In this study, 6 major global regions are analyzed. Market share, competitive analysis, and market drivers and restraints are included. The base year is 2012 and the forecast period is 2013–2019.