Cable & Telecom

LEO broadband provider OneWeb to restart satellite launches in December 2020

LONDON — London-based satellite communications company OneWeb announced today it will resume deployment of its low earth orbit (LEO) satellites in December 2020 as part of an amended launch contract with France’s Arianespace. This will put OneWeb on track to complete the deployment of its full global constellation of LEO satellites by the end of 2022, says the company’s press release. OneWeb says it plans to begin commercial services above 50 degrees north latitude by the end of 2021. Initial regions will include Canada, Alaska, the U.K., Northern Europe, Greenland, Iceland and the Arctic seas. The amended agreement with Arianespace,...

Our industry and COVID-19

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