Cable & Telecom

Oneweb places 34 more satellites into orbit

LONDON – Satellite communications company OneWeb, announced Thursday the successful launch of 34 satellites. The satellites successfully separated from the Soyuz launch vehicle and were dispensed in nine batches over a period of several hours. This launch is the second successful launch of OneWeb’s phase one constellation of 648 satellites that will deliver high-speed, low-latency global connectivity, while addressing the world's most pressing connectivity problems, initially focused on the Arctic, as we have reported. “The communications company is on schedule to provide global coverage to customers in 2021, starting with the first commercial services in the Arctic this year,” reads...
 

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.