Successful presentation marks key milestone for OneWeb’s ‘Five to 50’ ambition

The termination occurred on March 25 at 2:47 AM GMT. OneWeb satellites detached from the rocket and were distributed in nine series over 3 hours and 51 minutes, and signal collection was confirmed on all 36 satellites.

This is the second in a five-launch program that will enable the OneWeb connectivity solution to reach all regions north of 50 degrees latitude by mid-2021, with the service ready to begin by the end of the year, giving OneWeb the ability to connect millions of consumers to the northern hemisphere. These services cover UK,, Alaska,, Northern Europe,, Greenland,, Iceland, Artic Seas and Canada, and will be included before the end of the year. OneWeb then intends to make the global service available in 2022.

Neil Masterson, Commented the CEO of OneWeb: “This is the second of our ‘Five to 50’ launch series and represents a key moment in the return of OneWeb. The next launch in the series is scheduled for the end of April as we continue our journey to commercial services this year. OneWeb is challenging our mission to provide connectivity to everyone, everywhere, all the time. Supported by exemplary shareholders, we connect the world. “

Business Secretary Kwasi Kwarteng added: “This latest introduction is another boost for OneWeb and their ambitious plans to connect people and businesses around the world to a fast and reliable broadband network.

“Our support for OneWeb puts the UK at the forefront of the latest advances in space technology and demonstrates our commitment to growth Britain competitive advantage in this field. “

In March 2021, OneWeb conducted the first online demonstrations to the U.S. government and will introduce additional demonstration kits and demo centers at locations such as: UK, Alaska,, Maryland and more.

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