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Bulgaria: Vivacom building satellite gateway for OneWeb

Vivacom, part of the United Group network, and OneWeb have announced the development of a dedicated Satellite Network Portal (SNP), or ground station, for OneWeb in Bulgaria. The facility will expand communications services and increase access for EU territories to OneWeb’s constellation of low-Earth orbit satellites. This will increase system resilience and improve broadband coverage […]

November 29, 2022

OneWeb distribution deal with Q-KON Africa

OneWeb has announced a distribution partner agreement with Q-KON Africa, a specialist technology company that supplies solutions based on satellite, wireless and VoIP technologies, to offer broadband connectivity services in African countries. Q-KON Africa connects ‘off-grid’ locations through their satellite broadband service, Twoobii, to core networks throughout Africa reliably and effectively. The OneWeb LEO satellite […]

November 18, 2022By Chris Forrester

Forecast: Satcoms service market to reach $141bn by 2030

The deployment of satellite constellations in Low Earth Orbit (LEO) for low-latency and high throughput network applications and extending terrestrial network (TN) coverage have become significant drivers in the adoption of satellite services in the global telecommunications sector, notes technology intelligence firm ABI Research who forecasts that this adoption will culminate in $141 billion (€135.7bn) […]

November 17, 2022

Wyler: “Comms future must be heterogeneous”

Greg Wyler, a serial entrepreneur who founded O3b, OneWeb and now the Rwanda-backed e-Space concept of 300,000 low Earth orbiting satellites, explained to delegates his vision for satellite industry at the Riyadh Connecting the World from the Skies event. He said 10 years from now there should be no difference between satellite and terrestrial. “Everything […]

November 17, 2022

OneWeb partners with Saudi’s NEOM project

Satellite constellation operator OneWeb, itself in the process of merging with Eutelsat, is partnering with the massive Saudi Arabian ‘NEOM, city of the future’ currently under construction on the Gulf of Aqaba. OneWeb last October signed a $200 million joint-venture agreement with NEOM Tec & Digital Holding Co., to bring high-speed satellite connectivity to NEOM, […]

November 16, 2022By Chris Forrester

Australia: Sat One named OneWeb partner

OneWeb, the low earth orbit (LEO) satellite communications company, has announced Sat One as a distribution partner. Based in new Perth, Western Australia, Sat One will help to deliver OneWeb’s high-speed, low-latency communications services in Australia. Supported by a global network of gateways and user terminals, OneWeb’s LEO platform will provide high-bandwidth connectivity to expand […]

November 16, 2022

Eutelsat, OneWeb sign final agreement

Following on from Eutelsat’s employee representative board, and its own AGM, Eutelsat has now formally approved its merger transaction with OneWeb. But the completion timetable has slipped a little to Q2-Q3 of 2023. Consequently, Eutelsat and the main shareholders of OneWeb (Bharti, the UK Government, Softbank and Hanwha) signed on November 14th the final combination […]

November 15, 2022By Chris Forrester

Report: FWA revenues remain on track

Dell’Oro Group, a source for market information about the telecommunications, security, networks, and data centre industries, has announced the launch of its latest Fixed Wireless Access Infrastructure and CPE advanced research report (ARR). Preliminary findings suggest total Fixed Wireless Access (FWA) revenues, including both RAN equipment and CPE revenue remain on track to advance 35 […]

November 9, 2022

OneWeb, Airtel Africa collaboration

OneWeb has announced the signing of a Distribution Partnership Agreement with Airtel Africa, a provider of telecommunications and mobile money services across Africa. This strategic agreement will help to deliver OneWeb’s high-speed, low-latency LEO connectivity services to government and enterprise customers across swathes of the continent. The partnership will focus on delivering satellite communications services […]

November 8, 2022By Chris Forrester

OneWeb, Azyan Telecom collaborate

OneWeb, and the joint venture entity formed between OneWeb and Tonomus, have announced the signing of a distribution partnership agreement with Azyan Telecom – a satellite service provider in the Sultanate of Oman and the Middle East. The partnership will enhance the capabilities of the existing and future national telecom networks in the Sultanate of […]

November 7, 2022