July 27th, 2021 12:31 PM 4 COMMENTS

Tata Group Planning Satellite Broadband Operations in India

Tata Group is one of the most successful Indian business conglomerates around the world. The group has several entities and subsidiary companies in different sectors of the economy. Now, Tata Group is eyeing to take a slice of the Indian satellite broadband market in partnership with Telesat. According to a report from BusinessLine, both Tata Group and Telesat are in the process of finalising their strategy for offering satellite broadband... Read More

July 19th, 2021 6:40 PM 0 COMMENTS

OneWeb Intends to Locally Develop and Source Key Satcom Equipment

OneWeb, the Bharti Global-backed satellite comms company on Monday told the Department of Telecommunications, better known as the DoT that it would be opting for local sourcing and development of its key satellite communication equipment, which will consist of low-cost user-access terminals coupled with gateway ground station infrastructure that will be used to construct a domestic satellite devices-and-components ecosystem in India. This report comes via ET Telecom, to whom a... Read More

July 5th, 2021 12:42 PM 0 COMMENTS

OneWeb to Bring Down Prices of Access Terminal for Satellites

Bharti Airtel is one company that has been known to delve its hands into almost every tech arena possible. The Sunil Mittal led company’s latest bet is on satellite arm OneWeb, under which it wants to reduce user access costs to different types of satellite. To make this possible, OneWeb is in talks with multiple companies, some domestic and other international, to make this transition to low cost possible. Some... Read More

June 29th, 2021 6:41 PM 0 COMMENTS

OneWeb Secures Additional Funding of $550M via Bharti Global

OneWeb, the popular Low Earth Orbit or LEO satellite communications company, on Tuesday, announced that it had secured further fund-raising, on the anniversary of the successful bid by the UK Government and Bharti Global in order to buy OneWeb from US Chapter 11 to bring its total funding to a whopping $2.4 billion. OneWeb has finally completed its transformation with the exercise of a Call Option by Bharti to invest... Read More

June 28th, 2021 10:24 AM 0 COMMENTS

OneWeb, BT To Work on Rural Connectivity Solutions

OneWeb, the Bharti backed satellite communications company, has partnered with BT, one of the leading communications services companies globally, to bring connectivity to the rural areas of the UK. Both the companies will be working on solutions to bring internet connectivity in the hardest parts of the UK where no mobile networks reach. For the same, OneWeb and BT have announced that they have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU).... Read More

June 18th, 2021 5:40 PM 0 COMMENTS

OneWeb UK Might Own Majority Stake in Indian Operations

Network Access Associates, a UK based organisation that is also part of the OneWeb Group of companies, on Friday announced that it would be acquiring a 74% stake in OneWeb India Communications, given as to how the Indian unit is hearing up to enter the bandwidth leasing business prior to launching speedy satellite-based broadband services in India, starting from 2022. As of now, OneWeb India is completely owned by Nettle... Read More

June 15th, 2021 12:49 PM 0 COMMENTS

OneWeb Takes a Step Into the Future

OneWeb, a Bharti Airtel backed satellite broadband company is moving fast with its business in India. The company has recently applied for a global mobile personal communication (GMPCS) license so that it can provide satellite broadband services in the country. This move makes OneWeb the first satellite broadband company to apply for a license in India. According to a FinancialExpress report, OneWeb wants to start the preparations for providing services... Read More

June 1st, 2021 11:34 AM 2 COMMENTS

OneWeb, Starlink to Face Competition from Jeff Bezos in India

Talks about satellite broadband companies such as Bharti owned OneWeb and SpaceX owned Starlink coming to India by 2022 have been on the market for quite some time. However, no one knew the plans of Amazon’s Project Kuiper to come to India. But that curiosity has been laid to rest by a new report from ET Telecom. As per the report, Jeff Bezos plans to bring Amazon’s satellite broadband services... Read More

May 29th, 2021 10:06 AM 5 COMMENTS

OneWeb Launches 36 Satellites, Confirms Initiation of Commercial Service In 2021

OneWeb, the popular Low Earth Orbit (LEO) satellite communications company which is backed by the Bharti group confirmed on Saturday that it had successfully launched 36 satellites by Arianespace from the Vostochny Cosmodrome. In the words of the company, this launch brings OneWeb closer to completing its ambition of 'Five to 50' and the start of commercial service by the end of 2021. With this successful launch, the total number... Read More

May 4th, 2021 8:00 PM 0 COMMENTS

OneWeb in Talks With UK Government for a Navigation System

OneWeb, a popular global communications company that is building up the capability to deliver broadband satellite internet services across the world on a large scale, seems to have caught the eye of the UK government. The company, which was founded back in 2012, also has ties leading back to India, since its major shareholder is Bharti Enterprises, which has a subsidiary in India that most of our readers would be... Read More

April 28th, 2021 2:12 PM 1 COMMENTS

OneWeb Sold 24% Stake of the Company to Eutelsat For $550 Million

OneWeb, a Low Earth Orbit (LEO) satellite company recently sold a 24% stake of the company to Eutelsat for $550 million. For the unaware, Eutelsat is a major global satellite operator that has connections with governments across the globe. This investment is a good sign for OneWeb as it will be able to leverage the resources and connections of Eutelsat to expand operations faster. This investment brings the company’s total... Read More

April 12th, 2021 4:00 PM 0 COMMENTS

OneWeb, Bharti Owned Company Signs MoU With Kazakhstan

OneWeb has just announced that it has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the subsidiaries of the Ministry of Digital Development, Innovation and Aerospace Industry, National Satellite Operator Republican Centre of Space Communications JSC, and more. For the unaware, OneWeb is a satellite broadband company owned by the Bharti group and the UK government. The company aims to provide internet connectivity in central Asian countries. The MoU's signing takes... Read More

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