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India: Satellite broadband access fight

Bharti Global has generated plenty of headlines as to its plans for OneWeb, in which it is the major shareholder, for India. Now it has emerged that rival Tata Group is also looking at broadband-by-satellite over India. India’s Economic Times newspaper says that Tata Group subsidiary business Nelco, is in “advanced talks” with Canada’s Telesat […]

August 11, 2021By Chris Forrester

OneWeb readies next 36 satellites

An Arianespace Soyuz rocket will orbit 36 OneWeb low earth orbiting satellites this week. Launch date is scheduled for March 25th subject to the usual weather and technical constraints. Arianespace will use Russia’s Vostochny Cosmodrome in the far East of the country for this, its fifth launch flight for OneWeb. The satellites will be placed […]

March 22, 2021By Chris Forrester

OneWeb satellite production restarts

OneWeb, now out of bankruptcy (the formal documents are to be signed on November 30th and the final Court hearing is scheduled for December 3rd), has officially restarted its dual satellite production lines at its joint-venture factory in Florida. OneWeb now has backing from a consortium including the UK government and Bharti Global. “Due to […]

November 24, 2020By Chris Forrester