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Astranis targets Peru with broadband-by-satellite

Astranis Space Technologies, a private American geostationary communications satellite operator and manufacturer headquartered in San Francisco, is proposing to work with Andesat to see satellite services brought to Peru. “This first satellite, which will go into service in 2023, will light up about 1,000 cell sites and provide broadband internet to approximately three million people […]

December 8, 2021By Chris Forrester

Astranis raises $250m

Broadband satellite start up Astranis has announced a $250 million (€208.6m) Series C financing round, valuing the company at $1.4 billion. The financing was led by funds managed by BlackRock, with significant participation from new investors Baillie Gifford, Fidelity Management & Research Company LLC, Koch Strategic Platforms, Monashee Investment Management, and Uncorrelated Ventures. Existing investors […]

April 15, 2021By Colin Mann