Cable & Telecom

OneWeb launches first group of satellites in its global Internet constellation

LONDON – Virginia-based OneWeb launched its first six broadband satellites this week as it forges ahead with its plan to provide Internet and telecommunications services across the planet.The initial group of Low Earth Orbit satellites officially launched on February 27 aboard a Soyuz launch vehicle from the Guiana Space Center in Kourou, French Guiana. OneWeb said Thursday that the satellites separated from the rocket in two batches and that signal acquisition has been confirmed for all birds.The OneWeb network will provide a unique combination of high data throughput, low latency, true global coverage to the poles, and a range of user...

Our industry and COVID-19

We've gathered a number of links where Canadian cable, radio, television, telecom and wireless companies have posted their responses to the Covid-19 pandemic.