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    Bharti-backed OneWeb deploys 34 satellites; its in-orbit fleet now at 428 satellites

    Bharti-backed OneWeb deploys 34 satellites; its in-orbit fleet now at 428 satellites

    Bharti-backed OneWeb deploys 34 satellites; its in-orbit fleet now at 428 satellites
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    OneWeb confirmed the successful deployment of 34 satellites by Arianespace from the Guiana Space Centre in Kourou, French Guiana. This launch is the company's first in 2022 and 13th overall.

    Bharti-backed OneWeb on Friday announced the successful deployment of 34 satellites by Arianespace from the Guiana Space Centre in Kourou, French Guiana. The latest move by the Low Earth Orbit (LEO) satellite communications company, brings its total in-orbit constellation to 428 satellites.
    In a statement, OneWeb confirmed the successful deployment of 34 satellites by Arianespace from the Guiana Space Centre in Kourou, French Guiana. This launch is the company's first in 2022 and 13th overall. OneWeb has now launched two-thirds of the LEO satellite fleet that is geared to deliver high-speed, low-latency global connectivity.
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    It represents 66 percent of OneWeb's planned 648 LEO satellite fleet that will deliver high-speed, low-latency global connectivity, the company said. The demand for OneWeb's broadband connectivity services has continued to grow across telecommunications providers, aviation and maritime markets, ISPs (internet service providers), and governments globally, the company informed.
    Most recently, the company has signed new distribution partnership pacts with several companies last month, including Hughes Network Systems, Marlink, and Field Solutions Holdings, to help ensure connectivity is delivered to the most hard-to-reach places globally. Commenting on the launch, Neil Masterson, OneWeb CEO said, "Our first launch of the year marks our significant progress in completing a truly global LEO network later in 2022.”
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