Mobile, wireless and fixed network service providers are going to have to keep driving down capital and operating costs to support ubiquitous Internet access for everyone, especially customers who cannot afford to pay much.

Reusable rocket boosters, for example, will help shave satellite launch costs. SpaceX, for example, is trying to perfect reusable boosters.

Once the technique is perfected, the cost of satellite launches will fall, since boosters can be reused.