OneWeb paid almost $50m in investors’ fees for bankruptcy deal

OneWeb paid $49.3m in fees to bankers, lawyers and other advisers acting for its original shareholders as part of the $1bn deal in which the UK government and India’s Bharti Global rescued the satellite internet company from bankruptcy last year. The disclosure came in audited accounts published on Tuesday. The sale agreement “required the Company … Read more

SpaceX: SpaceX to focus on 10 rural Lok Sabha constituencies for 80% of Starlink terminals shipped to India: India head

SpaceX is likely to focus on 10 rural Lok Sabha constituencies for 80% of the terminals shipped to India, said Sanjay Bhargava, the newly appointed India head for Starlink satellite communications (satcom) services. The Elon Musk-founded American company is set to shortly apply to the Indian government for a licence to launch its Starlink satellite … Read more

India head, Telecom News, ET Telecom

NEW DELHI: Elon Musk’s SpaceX will focus on ten rural Lok Sabha constituencies for 80% of the Starlink terminals shipped to India, said its newly appointed India head Sanjay Bhargava for Starlink satellite communications (Satcom) service. SpaceX will shortly apply to the Indian government for a licence to launch its Starlink satellite broadband services in … Read more

FCC Steps Up to Hurricane Ida, OneWeb Sides With SpaceX on 12 GHz Sharing, FCC’s $5M Robocall Fine : Broadband Breakfast

WASHINGTON, September 1, 2021—Friction between House Democrats and Republicans is intensifying after a House committee demanded from companies records related to the January 6 riot at the Capitol. In late August, the House Select Committee tasked with investigating the riot demanded records from more than 30 companies, including AT&T, Verizon, 4chan, Google, Facebook, Gab, TikTok, … Read more

OneWeb 9 space launch successful

The described start took place at the turn of August 21 and 22 this year. (according to Polish time – CEST) from the Baikonur cosmodrome in Kazakhstan. The Russian rocket Soyuz 2.1b, on the services of the European cosmonautic operator Arianespace, successfully delivered a payload of 34 new satellites from the OneWeb superconstellation. The launch … Read more

Britain’s Inmarsat on competition from OneWeb, SpaceX; 5G and India potential, Telecom News, ET Telecom

NEW DELHI: British Inmarsat has downplayed potential competition from Bharti backed-OneWeb and Elon Musk’s SpaceX, saying these low-earth orbit (LEO) satellite constellation operators “lack fundamental capabilities” of providing secure and comprehensive fast broadband coverage for meeting market needs, including in India. Oneweb and SpaceX are planning to offer their respective satellite communications services in India … Read more

LEO Satellite Market Research 2021-2027 With OneWeb Satellites, SpaceX, LeoSat Enterprises

“ A2Z Market Research announces the release of the LEO Satellite Market research report. The market is predicted to grow at a healthy pace in the coming years. LEO Satellite Market 2021 research report presents an analysis of market size, share, and growth, trends, cost structure, statistical and comprehensive data of the global market. The … Read more

BT sets sights on Elon Musk’s SpaceX after Oneweb satellite deal : CityAM

BT is eyeing up a deal with Elon Musk’s SpaceX as the telecoms giant looks to adopt satellite technology to roll out the UK’s next-generation broadband network. The blue-chip group has already inked an agreement with British firm Oneweb to explore how satellites could be used to beam internet services to rural areas that are … Read more

A Simulation of the SpaceX, Amazon, Telesat and OneWeb Broadband Satellite Constellations

Over two years ago, an MIT research group ran a simulation of the low-Earth orbit broadband constellations of OneWeb, SpaceX, and Telesat, and last January they repeated the simulation updating with revised constellation characteristics and adding Amazon’s Project Kuiper. They ran the new simulation twice, once using the planned initial deployments of each constellation and … Read more

SpaceX to partner local firms to make satcom gear in India

Elon Musk’s SpaceX plans to partner with Indian companies to locally manufacture satellite communications equipment, including antenna systems and user terminal devices, as it gears up to launch its high-speed Starlink satellite broadband services in the country next year. “SpaceX is excited to find ways to work together with the Indian industry for manufacturing products … Read more