Navarino signs M.O.U. with OneWeb to extend enterprise-grade connectivity to commercial ship operators globally

Agreement expands availability of LEO connectivity for commercial shipping, to transform operational efficiency and to support smarter shipping.

LONDON (OneWeb PR) — OneWeb, the Low Earth Orbit (LEO) satellite communications company, and Navarino, one of the world’s leading maritime technology companies, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to become a global Distribution Partner to deliver high speed, low latency connectivity to the global commercial shipping industry. 

Combining Navarino’s maritime technology solutions with OneWeb’s high speed, low latency connectivity will offer maritime customers seamless access to OneWeb’s fast, reliable, and affordable connectivity solutions. A series of sea trials will be undertaken with Navarino focusing on the first vessels connected from Q1 2023. 

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OneWeb and Uzbekspace Partner to Enable Digitalization of Uzbekistan

Uzbekistan’s governmental agency Uzbekspace announces the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding with OneWeb to explore new solutions for digital connectivity and innovation across the Republic of Uzbekistan.

TASHKENT., Uzbekistan (OneWeb PR) — OneWeb, the low Earth orbit satellite communications company, and Uzbekspace, the Agency of Space Research and Technology under the Cabinet of Ministers of the Republic of Uzbekistan, today announced the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to explore the provision of ubiquitous high-speed, low-latency broadband satellite connectivity across the Republic of Uzbekistan in order to boost innovation and digitalization of its economy and society.

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Gogo Business Aviation to Launch LEO Global Broadband Service

System Features Small Antenna and One AVANCE LRU to Fit on Business Aircraft of Any Size

OneWeb satellite (Credit: OneWeb)

GENEVA (Gogo Business Aviation PR) — Gogo Business Aviation (NASDAQ: GOGO) today announced it will launch the first global broadband service in business aviation to use an electronically steered antenna (ESA) on a low earth orbit (LEO) satellite network.

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Eutelsat Reports Third Quarter and Nine-month Revenues of €285 Million

Eutelsat quantum satellite (Credit: Airbus)
  • Third Quarter Operating Verticals revenues of €285m
    • -3.5%1 year-on-year
    • -0.7%1 quarter-on-quarter
  • Broadly stable Broadcast revenues quarter-on-quarter
  • Strong growth in Fixed Broadband and Mobile Connectivity
  • Nine Month operating vertical revenues down 4.0%1 year-on-year, in line with expectations
  • All financial objectives confirmed

PARIS, 12 May 2022 (Eutelsat PR) – Eutelsat Communications (ISIN: FR0010221234 – Euronext Paris: ETL) reports revenues for the Third Quarter and Nine Months ended 31 March 2022.

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OneWeb Agrees to Satellite Launch Programme with New Space India

Historic contract includes launches of OneWeb satellites from the Satish Dhawan Space Centre, Sriharikota, with the first anticipated for later in 2022. OneWeb remains on track for developing its satellite constellation network, delivering industry-grade secure connectivity.

LONDON, 20 April 2022 (OneWeb PR) – OneWeb, the low Earth orbit (LEO) satellite communications company, announced today that the company and New Space India Limited, the commercial arm of the Indian Space Research Organisation, have entered into an agreement that will help ensure OneWeb completes its satellite launch programme. 

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Kymeta to Offer Mission-Critical LEO Satellite Connectivity Services to Government Market Through New Partnership with OneWeb Technologies

REDMOND, Wash. & HOUSTON (Kymeta PR) — Kymeta (kymetacorp.com), a world leading company for flat panel antennas making mobile global, and OneWeb Technologies (onewebtechnologies.net), the premier provider of innovative and secure commercial satellite communications application solutions, announced today an agreement to distribute reliable, secure, and cost-effective broadband connectivity services to the U.S. government.

The new managed satellite service offering enables Kymeta to provide government customers with hardware solutions that are packaged with secure and resilient network access from OneWeb Technologies, a wholly owned subsidiary of low Earth orbit (LEO) satellite communications company OneWeb. Access to broadband connectivity services from the leading satellite connectivity platform will provide customers with an additional mission-critical connectivity resource, supplementing Kymeta’s existing broadband geostationary orbit (GEO) and 4G cellular service offering.

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Hughes Announces Distribution Agreement with OneWeb Technologies

Turnkey managed LEO services available now to DoD for single- and multi-transport SATCOM implementations worldwide

Pictured, left to right: Rick Lober, Vice President & General Manager, Defense & Intelligence Systems, Hughes; Tim Kopra, President, OneWeb Technologies; Ian Canning, Chief Operating Officer, OneWeb Technologies; Steve Perreault, Chief Financial Officer, OneWeb Technologies; Jeff Lessner, Vice President, Hughes; Leslie Blaker-Glass, Vice President, Hughes
Pictured, left to right: Rick Lober, Vice President & General Manager, Defense & Intelligence Systems, Hughes; Tim Kopra, President, OneWeb Technologies; Ian Canning, Chief Operating Officer, OneWeb Technologies; Steve Perreault, Chief Financial Officer, OneWeb Technologies; Jeff Lessner, Vice President, Hughes; Leslie Blaker-Glass, Vice President, Hughes (Image Credit: Hughes Network Systems, LLC)

GERMANTOWN, Md. (Hughes Network Systems PR) — Hughes Network Systems, LLC (HUGHES), an innovator in satellite and multi-transport technologies and networks for 50 years, today announced it signed a distribution agreement with OneWeb Technologies Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of OneWeb, to deliver managed Low Earth Orbit (LEO) services to the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD). The agreement follows the launch of the industry’s first managed LEO satellite communications (SATCOM) network for the DoD, an implementation led by Hughes in the Arctic region for the U.S. Air Force Research Lab (AFRL).

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Space Situational Assessment 2021: The Growing Menace of Space Debris

Credit: ISRO

BENGALULU, India (ISRO PR) — Growing collision threats of space objects including orbital debris with the operational space assets have become a perennial problem for the safe and sustainable use of outer space.  These threats restrict the unhindered access to space and prompt all space actors to take appropriate measures to mitigate them.

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Hughes Debuts Multi-Transport Satellite-LTE Capability, Unveils Groundbreaking New Flat Panel Antenna Technology for OneWeb Service

At SATELLITE 2022, Hughes Network Systems ​revealed a new electronically steerable flat panel antenna engineered for OneWeb low-earth orbit connectivity services. (Credit: Hughes Network Systems)

GERMNATOWN, Md., March 22, 2022 (Hughes PR)Hughes Network Systems, LLC (HUGHES), an innovator in satellite and multi-transport technologies and networks for more than 50 years, successfully demonstrated two new technologies at the SATELLITE 2022 trade show in Washington, D.C. Hughes executives showcased new technology that seamlessly integrates Geostationary (GEO) satellite and LTE transports into a single, reliable, low-latency broadband internet connection for consumers. Hughes then revealed its new technology for electronically steerable, flat-panel antennas, including a prototype for delivering OneWeb Low Earth Orbit (LEO) connectivity services.

“With our hybrid JUPITER™ satellite-LTE capability and our innovative flat panel LEO antenna, Hughes is realizing a multi-transport vision for our customers and partners,” said Pradman Kaul, President and CEO, Hughes. “The Hughes technology demonstrations at SATELLITE 2022 are proof positive of our continued engineering leadership on the path to an integrated, worldwide ecosystem of terrestrial and multi-orbit satellite connectivity.”

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Eutelsat and OneWeb Sign Global Distribution Partnership to Address Key Connectivity Verticals

  • Global multi-year agreement reflects deepening cooperation and showcases operational synergies between the two companies
  • First step towards development of combined GEO/LEO connectivity solutions, putting the partners in a unique competitive position

PARIS, 22 March 2022 (Eutelsat PR) – Eutelsat Communications (Euronext Paris: ETL) and OneWeb, the low Earth orbit (LEO) satellite communications company, today announced a global, multi-year Distribution Partnership Agreement (DPA) for OneWeb capacity. The agreement paves the way for Eutelsat to commercialise OneWeb services across key verticals including Maritime, Aviation, Enterprise, Telcos and Government.

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Kymeta Signs Agreement with OneWeb to Distribute Low Earth Orbit Satellite Connectivity Services to Military, Government, and Commercial Customers

Kymeta’s electronically steered flat panel u8 terminal enables high-speed broadband connectivity while on the move delivered via OneWeb’s LEO satellite constellation

REDMOND, Wash. (Kymeta PR) — Kymeta, a world leading company for flat panel antennas making mobile global, and OneWeb, the low Earth orbit (LEO) satellite communications company, announced today a distribution partner agreement to offer broadband connectivity services across the globe.

The OneWeb LEO satellite network will give Kymeta customers access to high-speed, low-latency broadband connectivity while on the move or while stationary, anywhere in the world.

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Speedcast and OneWeb Sign Partnership to Bring LEO Capabilities to the World’s Largest Network

Technical testing and assessments validate LEO as a connectivity pathway, joining GEO, MEO and 4G/5G for high-demand applications

OneWeb Press Release

HOUSTON, Texas, 21 March, 2022 (OneWeb PR) – Speedcast, a leading communications and IT services provider, announced today that it will become a OneWeb Distribution Partner, integrating OneWeb’s low Earth orbit (LEO) satellite connectivity into Speedcast’s Unified Global Platform (UGP). 

OneWeb is set to enter customer trials in mid-2022, bringing in LEO service for Speedcast’s energy and enterprise customers followed by maritime mobility in 2023. The agreement will add OneWeb’s enterprise-grade, high-speed LEO connectivity to the Speedcast platform, which is one of the largest technology-agnostic networks in the world, seamlessly adding LEO as a connectivity pathway, joining GEO, MEO and 4G/5G for high-demand applications. 

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SpaceX to Launch Rival OneWeb’s Broadband Satellites

Falcon 9 launches 53 Starlink satellites from Cape Canaveral. (Credit: SpaceX)

by Douglas Messier
Managing Editor

OneWeb announced this morning that it will resume launches of its broadband satellite constellation with SpaceX, which is deploying its rival Starlink broadband satellite network. The agreement comes after OneWeb terminated a contract to continue launching on Soyuz boosters in the wake of the Russian invasion of Ukraine.

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OneWeb Announces Former Senior U.S. National Security Leaders to Serve as OneWeb Technologies Proxy Board

Former Senior U.S. National Security Officials Susan M. Gordon, Richard V. Spencer and Ryan D. McCarthy to Lead Proxy Board

LONDON and HOUSTON, March 17, 2022 (OneWeb PR) — OneWeb, the Low Earth Orbit (LEO) satellite communications company, today announced that the U.S. Government has approved its appointment of three former senior U.S. national security officials to serve as members of a Proxy Board for OneWeb Technologies. OneWeb Technologies, formerly TrustComm, is OneWeb’s U.S. proxy focused on solving secure, mission-critical real-time connectivity challenges for customers in the U.S. 

The Proxy Board was appointed to protect U.S. classified information and ensure OneWeb Technologies’ compliance with all U.S. Government regulations.

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Former Astronaut Tim Kopra Joins OneWeb Technologies as New President

Tom Kopra, President, OneWeb Technologies

HOUSTON, March 10, 2022 (OneWeb PR) — OneWeb Technologies, the premier provider of innovative and secure commercial satellite communications (SATCOM) application solutions, has named former astronaut Tim Kopra as President. In his new role, Tim will be responsible for leading the company’s growth as it continues to expand its partnerships and solve secure, mission-critical real-time connectivity challenges for the U.S. government, its allies, and global enterprise customers.

A dedicated leader with a passion for space innovation, Kopra was Vice President for Robotics and Space Operations at MDA immediately prior to joining OneWeb Technologies. Before that, he held various leadership and operational roles as an engineer and astronaut at NASA. Kopra lived and worked on board the International Space Station (ISS) during two spaceflights and served as ISS Commander during one of its missions. During his time with NASA, Kopra completed three spacewalks and spent 244 days in space.

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