OneWeb has amended its existing launch contract with Arianespace. Launches for OneWeb are scheduled to resume in December 2020, putting the company on track to complete the deployment of its full global constellation of Low Earth Orbit satellites by the end of 2022.
OneWeb has submitted a modification request to the US Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to increase the number of satellites in its constellation up to 48,000 satellites.
Satellite operator Telesat has announced a collaboration agreement with service provider Global Eagle Entertainment, to work on the development of services for the maritime and aeronautical markets leveraging Telesat’s LEO (low Earth orbit) satellite system.
Iridium has confirmed that all 10 Iridium NEXT satellites set for inclusion in the second launch in its NEXT programme have arrived at Vandenberg Air Force Base (VAFB) in California and are being processed for their scheduled launch with SpaceX on June 25th.
The proposed merger between Intelsat and proposed LEO (low Earth orbit) satellite constellation OneWeb has been called off, after a requisite number of bondholders refused to back the move.
Intelsat and OneWeb have announced that they have entered into a definitive combination agreement, which will see the two companies merge into a single satellite operator.
LeoSat Enterprises, which is in the process of developing a new constellation of up to 108 low-earth-orbit communications satellites, has entered into a strategic agreement with the Globalsat Group, an American satellite services provider, to market the forthcoming HTS data network across various markets.
OneWeb, the satellite company aiming to build a global network of hundreds of satellites providing global internet access, has created a new joint venture with Airbus Defence and Space called OneWeb Satellites.
Global satellite broadband start-up OneWeb has announced that it has raised $500 million in funding from a group of international companies, including Intelsat, Coca-Cola and previously announced partner Airbus.
Airbus Defence and Space has announced that it is to build 900 microsatellites for satellite broadband start-up OneWeb, planned for launch into low Earth orbit beginning in 2018 to deliver global internet access.
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