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OneWeb, Uzbekspace partner

OneWeb, the low Earth orbit satellite communications company, and Uzbekspace, the Agency of Space Research and Technology under the Cabinet of Ministers of the Republic of Uzbekistan, have announced the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to explore the provision of ubiquitous high-speed, low-latency broadband satellite connectivity across the Republic of Uzbekistan in order […]

May 17, 2022

OneWeb expects $1bn in 3-5 years

Eutelsat, a significant shareholder in low-Earth orbit constellation OneWeb – which has some two-thirds of its fleet (428 craft) already in space, says that it sees OneWeb generating $1 billion (€0.96bn) in revenues within 3-5 years of its deployment. A note from equity analyst Sami Kassab at investment bank Exane/BNPP to clients anticipates that OneWeb […]

May 16, 2022

OneWeb, Telefónica collaborate

OneWeb, the low Earth orbit satellite communications company, and Telefónica Global Solutions (TGS), a subsidiary of global telecommunications company Telefónica, have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to improve connectivity services across Europe and Latin America. OneWeb’s LEO satellite service will complement Telefónica’s existing offering in Europe and Latin America, enabling Telefónica to reach remote […]

May 13, 2022

OneWeb close to India approvals

OneWeb looks set to shortly receive the crucial landing rights and market access approvals from the Indian government to deploy its global satellite systems for launching broadband from space services in this year later this year. OneWeb has applied to the Indian National Space Promotion & Authorisation Centre (IN-SPACe) – a central regulatory body mandated […]

April 27, 2022By Chris Forrester

OneWeb orders New Space India launch

OneWeb, which has suffered the cancellation of its satellite launch contracts with Russia, has ordered a series of Indian rocket launches. OneWeb has signed an agreement with New Space India, the commercial arm of the Indian Space Research Organisation. The agreement, says OneWeb, will help ensure it completes its satellite launch programme. The first launch […]

April 21, 2022By Chris Forrester

OneWeb selects Kymeta for additional distribution

Kymeta, best known for its flat panel antennas, and OneWeb Technologies have reached an agreement to distribute broadband connectivity services to the US government. The new managed satellite service offering enables Kymeta to provide government customers with hardware solutions that are packaged with secure and resilient network access from OneWeb Technologies, a wholly owned subsidiary […]

April 20, 2022By Chris Forrester

Russia aims to sell cancelled OneWeb launches

Russia’s Roscosmos space agency says it will offer launch services on “favourable preferential terms” to customers wanting to utilise the cancelled OneWeb launch contracts (which were with Arianespace). But first, according to Roscosmos director general, Dmitry Rogozin, clients have to have a friendly and respectful attitude toward Russia and its rocket and space industry. “Considering […]

April 13, 2022By Chris Forrester

Hughes distribution deal with OneWeb Technologies

Hughes Network Systems, a specialist in satellite and multi-transport technologies and networks, has signed a distribution agreement with OneWeb Technologies, a wholly owned subsidiary of OneWeb, to deliver managed Low Earth Orbit (LEO) services to the US Department of Defense (DoD). The agreement follows the launch of the industry’s first managed LEO satellite communications (SATCOM) […]

April 7, 2022

Bezos makes Kuiper move

Jeff Bezos has ordered a massive series of rocket launches to get Amazon’s Project Kuiper broadband system into space. Amazon has selected Arianespace, its own Blue Origin, as well as the United Launch Alliance for an overall 68 launches, split between the three giant launch providers. The three sets of contracts are by far the […]

April 5, 2022By Chris Forrester

UK MPs regret OneWeb has to turn to US

The UK House of Commons parliamentary Defence Committee, with a role to examine British government action, has complained over the UK’s handling of the recent OneWeb predicament in having to switch rocket launchers. OneWeb had contracted with Arianespace which itself used Russian-built Soyuz rockets. The rockets were supposed to launch 6 batches of OneWeb satellites […]

April 1, 2022By Chris Forrester