April 21st, 2022 9:06 PM 0 COMMENTS

DoT Signs First License Agreement for Satellite Broadband With OneWeb

The Department of Telecommunications (DoT) has just announced that it has signed the first license agreement for satellite broadband services in India with OneWeb. Bharti backed OneWeb will offer broadband internet services via a constellation of low-earth-orbit (LEO) satellites making it the first of a kind broadband service delivery platform in India. OneWeb already had plans to commence services by May 2022 in India. Things seem to be rolling for... Read More

April 21st, 2022 11:33 AM 0 COMMENTS

OneWeb to Launch Satellites from New Space India

OneWeb, a low-earth orbit (LEO) satellite communications (satcom) company in India, has just announced that it has partnered with New Space India Limited to launch satellites starting in 2022 (anticipated time). New Space India Limited is the commercial arm of the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO). New Space India will ensure that OneWeb stays on track with its goal to build a global constellation of satellites to provide broadband services.... Read More

March 21st, 2022 7:00 PM 0 COMMENTS

OneWeb Partners With SpaceX to Resume Satellites Launches

Bharti Owned OneWeb has entered into an agreement with Elon Musk’s SpaceX to resume satellite launches. The first launch that both the companies will do together is anticipated to take place in 2022 itself. At present, OneWeb’s total satellite constellation stands at 428 satellites, meaning 66% of the planned fleet. OneWeb plans to offer low latency, high-speed satellite broadband services to people across the globe. OneWeb CEO Thanks SpaceX Neil... Read More

March 16th, 2022 5:51 PM 0 COMMENTS

OneWeb India Launch Pushed Ahead, but the Company Gets License from Govt

Bharti backed communications company OneWeb has been planning to launch broadband-from-services in India and has finally received the very important GMPCS (global mobile personal communications by satellite services) permit from the Department of Telecommunications (DoT). The permit will allow the company to launch its services in India in the latter half of this year. The original plan to launch the services was around May 2022, however, the date is most... Read More

February 28th, 2022 10:36 AM 1 COMMENTS

Starlink, OneWeb, and Other Satcom Players Importance Increases

The satcom industry (satellite communications) is still fairly young and new compared to the terrestrial networks telecom industry. However, in a very short period, the importance of global companies in the satcom sector has increased. Companies such as Starlink, OneWeb, and more can provide connectivity services even when the terrestrial networks infrastructure or power supply is damaged. During war scenarios such as what is happening in the Russia-Ukraine conflict, satcom... Read More

February 11th, 2022 1:37 PM 0 COMMENTS

OneWeb Successfully Launches 34 Satellites Taking the Fleet to 428 in the Orbit

OneWeb has just announced that it has successfully launched 34 satellites into space on February 10, 2022. The deployment of these satellites has helped the company take its total fleet to 428 satellites in space. Arianespace from the Guiana Space Centre in Kourou, French Guiana, helped OneWeb with this launch. OneWeb wants to launch a total of 648 satellites into the earth’s atmosphere, out of which the company has managed... Read More

January 21st, 2022 3:27 PM 0 COMMENTS

OneWeb Disregards Jio’s Claim of Auction for Spectrum Being a Global Trend

In a new development regarding the 5G spectrum auctions, the low-earth orbit (LEO) satellite operator OneWeb has told TRAI that there wasn’t any auction of spectrum for Fixed Satellite Services (FSS) in Brazil, and it is most likely not going to happen in Mexico, Saudi Arabia or Thailand as well. This submission from Bharti-backed satellite operator discredits the claims made by Jio that the auction of spectrum for broadband-from-space is... Read More

January 20th, 2022 11:58 AM 1 COMMENTS

Satellite Broadband in India: OneWeb, Hughes Announce Six Year Distribution Partner Agreement

OneWeb and Hughes, two major names in the satellite broadband services, have announced a strategic distribution partnership of six years to provide low-earth orbit (LEO) connectivity services across India. This arrangement between the companies, a joint venture between Bharti Airtel and Hughes, follows the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) signed by both entities in September 2021. Hughes Communications India Private Limited (HCIPL) is well-positioned to deliver services to the government and... Read More

December 24th, 2021 3:37 PM 0 COMMENTS

OneWeb Agrees to Distribution Partnership With Australian Company Vocus

The low Earth orbit (LEO) satellite communications company, One Web has announced its distribution partnership agreement with Australian telecommunications company Vocus is an initiative to offer OneWeb’s high-speed and low-latency communications service across Australia. The partnership is also going to benefit Vocus as OneWeb is supported by a global network of gateways and user terminals and its global connectivity platform provides high-bandwidth and low-latency connectivity which will ensure the expansion... Read More

November 11th, 2021 7:09 AM 5 COMMENTS

Starlink and OneWeb Have Clearly Different Strategies for India

Two of the big names that are going to be a part of India’s satellite communications (satcom) industry are SpaceX owned Starlink and Bharti owned OneWeb. Both the satcom companies are gearing for global coverage. While the arrival of both the companies is exciting for the satcom fans in India, there are a few things that are very noticeable from all the developments so far. With respect to India, Starlink... Read More

November 2nd, 2021 4:15 PM 0 COMMENTS

BT Teams Up With OneWeb to Commence Trials by Early 2022

BT Group, UK’s leading telecommunications and network provider that serves customers in 180 countries and LEO satellite company OneWeb have entered into a partnership for a new Distribution Partner Agreement. As per the partnership, OneWeb will provide Low Earth Orbit (LEO) satellite communication services to BT Group. This development follows an initial MoU (Memorandum of Understanding), which was signed back in July this year. Notably, BT is testing the way... Read More

October 27th, 2021 6:31 PM 0 COMMENTS

OneWeb And NEOM Sign JV Agreement For Satellite Network

OneWeb Low Earth Orbit (LEO) satellites to service NEOM, the Kingdom and MEA, thereby transforming connectivity to businesses as well as rural communities. OneWeb and NEOM Tech & Digital Holding Company, which is a subsidiary of NEOM have signed a $200 million joint venture agreement. They have joined hands to bring high-speed satellite connectivity to NEOM, the wider Middle East, Saudi Arabia and neighbouring East African countries. OneWeb And NEOM... Read More

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