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OneWeb

OneWeb is a telecommunications company.

OneWeb is a communications company enabling internet access for everyone. It is building a communications network with a constellation of Low Earth Orbit satellites that will provide connectivity to people around the world. It aims to deliver new solutions for Broadband, Government and Cellular Backhaul. Its high-speed, low-latency network will offer mobility solutions to industries such as aviation, maritime, automotive, trains, and others.

Timeline

September 17, 2019

Iridium Communications Inc. and OneWeb announces they have entered into a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to work together toward a combined service offering.

With the first six satellites already launched, OneWeb's system has already demonstrated broadband speeds of 400 Mbps and an average latency of 32 milliseconds.

The company has recently completed its next-generation satellite network and launched its specialty broadband service, Iridium Certus®.

February 2019

OneWeb launches the first six satellites of its mega-constellation.

Funding rounds

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Adrian Steckel

CEO



Greg Wyler

Founder



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OneWeb Launches Satellites (And Lands $1.25B in Capital)



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OneWeb plans April launch break to tweak satellite design - SpaceNews.com

Caleb Henry

Web

February 6, 2020

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Reuters Editorial
February 7, 2020
U.S.
The UK firm OneWeb launched 34 satellites from Baikonur cosmodrome in Kazakhstan early on Friday as part of its effort to provide global high-speed internet access using satellite communications by 2021.
Eric Berger
February 7, 2020
Ars Technica
"It's put pressure on us to take a look across the spectrum."
Shannon Hall
February 6, 2020
www.nytimes.com
Like SpaceX, the company aims to build a constellation of internet satellites, but its orbiters could interfere with telescopes on Earth.
Shannon Hall
February 6, 2020
www.nytimes.com
Like SpaceX, the company aims to build a constellation of internet satellites, but its orbiters could interfere with telescopes on Earth.
Condé Nast
February 6, 2020
Wired
The company is scheduled to launch 34 satellites Thursday from Kazakhstan.
Eric Berger
February 3, 2020
Ars Technica
"Our style is not confrontational. We're using a different model."
Jonathan Amos
January 31, 2020
BBC News
Scientists put their concerns about giant satellite networks directly to the companies involved.
Eric Berger
January 31, 2020
Ars Technica
"This marks the start of a regular launch campaign during 2020."
Daniel Oberhaus
January 6, 2020
Wired
A Falcon 9 rocket is expected to lift off tonight carrying dozens of internet-beaming satellites. Here's how they'll work.
Jonathan O'Callaghan
October 31, 2019
Scientific American
Scientific American is the essential guide to the most awe-inspiring advances in science and technology, explaining how they change our understanding of the world and shape our lives.
Iridium Communications Inc.
September 17, 2019
www.prnewswire.com:443
MCLEAN, Va. and LONDON, Sept. 17, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Iridium Communications Inc. (NASDAQ: IRDM) and OneWeb today announced they have entered into a...
BBC News
August 5, 2019
BBC News
The satellite internet firm challenges reports that officials denied it use of radio frequencies.
BBC News
July 31, 2019
BBC News
OneWeb, which is based in the UK, was seeking to use a certain band of radio frequencies in Russia.
Ashlee Vance
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DealStreetAsia
SoftBank Group Corp., Grupo Salinas, Qualcomm Technologies Inc. and the Government of Rwanda led the latest round for OneWeb.
BBC News
March 18, 2019
BBC News
OneWeb secures new funding enabling it to speed up plans for a global high-speed broadband network.
Thomas Seal
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DealStreetAsia
A venture backed by Japan's SoftBank Group Corp. and British entrepreneur Richard Branson's Virgin Group will send the first of around 600 satellites into the skies above French Guiana on Wednesday to bring broadband to remote regions.
Reuters Editorial
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U.S.
A defect has been discovered on part of a Russian space rocket that is due to launch next month carrying satellites into orbit for U.S. startup OneWeb, two Russian news agencies reported on Wednesday.

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