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Wyler behind Rwanda’s 300,000 satellite plan

Rwanda’s ITU filing to build and launch 327,000 satellites in low Earth orbit (LEO) was considered by many observers to be at the very least “audacious”. Now, according to a report in the Sunday Telegraph newspaper, it has emerged that the scheme is being masterminded by Greg Wyler, a serial entrepreneur and who has also […]

November 8, 2021By Chris Forrester

Rwanda files with ITU for 327,000 satellites

In a filing that could be right out of science-fiction, the small East African state of Rwanda has formally filed an application with the International Telecommunications Union (ITU) in Geneva to license a huge number of low Earth orbiting satellites. The ITU has confirmed the application which will now proceed through the its conventional application […]

October 18, 2021