Topic: satellite broadband
OneWeb Satellites will use “industrial-scale mass production techniques” that will both reduce costs and result in the completion of up to two satellites in a single day.
Amazon’s Kuiper System wants to launch more than 3,000 satellites to deliver broadband service to “tens of millions” of consumers.
SaT5G conducted six demos showcasing 5G use cases over satellite at EuCNC 2019 this week.
Amazon plans to launch 3,236 satellites to build a network to provide global high-speed internet.
Adrian Steckel, CEO of OneWeb, said the investment round “makes OneWeb’s service inevitable.”
The aerospace giant Lockheed Martin is working with Sequans Communications to develop new LTE for satellite technologies.
SpaceX wants to lower the elevation of its constellation of non-geostationary satellites from 1,150 kilometers to a new altitude of 550 km.
The announcement makes Adrian Steckel the third CEO for OneWeb in six years.
A recent Frost & Sullivan report predicts a wave of small communications satellites will launch into space in the next decade, spurred by advancements in the small-satellite production chain.
ViaSat says it prefers to focus on revenue and EBITDA rather than subscriber numbers.