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OneWeb exits bankruptcy and is ready to launch more broadband satellites

Enlarge / Illustration of a OneWeb satellite. OneWeb OneWeb has emerged from Chapter 11 bankruptcy under new ownership and says it will begin launching more broadband satellites next month. Similar to SpaceX Starlink, OneWeb is building a network of low-Earth-orbit (LEO) satellites that can provide high-speed broadband with much lower latencies than traditional geostationary satellites. …

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The UK buys a 45 percent stake in broke satellite startup OneWeb

OneWeb After losing access to the EU’s satellite-navigation system Galileo due to Brexit, the UK is hoping to replace it with OneWeb satellites. A government-led consortium has won an auction for the satellite internet company, which filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy in March as it sought a buyer.  If a US bankruptcy court approves the …

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Bankrupt OneWeb seeks license for 48,000 satellites, even more than SpaceX

Enlarge Getty Images | Shulz SpaceX and OneWeb have asked for US permission to launch tens of thousands of additional satellites into low Earth orbit. SpaceX’s application to launch 30,000 satellites—in addition to the nearly 12,000 it already has permission for—is consistent with SpaceX’s previously announced plans for Starlink. OneWeb’s application to launch nearly 48,000 …

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