Network services is our largest customer set. At $1.2 billion, our network services revenue declined four percent as compared to 2013, and represented 46 percent of our revenue for the year ended December 31, 2014. Network services contracted backlog totaled $2.7 billion at December 31, 2014, as compared to $3.2 billion at year-end 2013.
Growth opportunities for our network services business include increased demand for aeronautical and maritime mobility applications and high-throughput satellite (“HTS”) capacity for fixed and mobile broadband applications for telecommunications providers and enterprise networks. We are developing new service offerings and investing in innovative ground technologies that will provide ease of access to our services, expanding our addressable applications.
Overall, in 2014 our network services business was challenged by three factors:
In 2015, we expect that additional point-to-point services will be unlikely to renew, given the availability of fiber in certain of our territories. The network services business will also continue to experience pricing pressure, particularly in the Africa region.
Our next generation Intelsat EpicNG satellites, such as Intelsat 29e and Intelsat 33e, will provide high performance inventory to offset these recent trends, providing bandwidth for wireless infrastructure, mobility and enterprise applications. Additional upcoming satellite launches benefitting our network services business include Intelsat 34, Intelsat 29e, Intelsat 32e and Intelsat 33e satellites, which are expected to enter service largely in 2016 and 2017.