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OneWeb launches 36 satellites with an aim to offer high-speed internet in India by mid-2022
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OneWeb launches 36 satellites with an aim to offer high-speed internet in India by mid-2022

OneWeb launched the 36 satellites from a Soyuz launch vehicle, which began from the Vostochny Cosmodrome, in Russia.

Amazon's Project Kuiper gets FCC approval; half of its 3,236 internet satellites to go up by 2026
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Amazon's Project Kuiper gets FCC approval; half of its 3,236 internet satellites to go up by 2026

Project Kuiper is supposed to have gotten its names from the region of the Solar System called Kuiper belt.

SpaceX to test encrypted internet services from Starlink satellites in US military planes
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SpaceX to test encrypted internet services from Starlink satellites in US military planes

The US Space Command chief visited SpaceX’s Starlink factory in Washington but didn't elaborate on the Pentagon’s plans.

SpaceX Falcon 9 launch of Starlink satellites pushed by days in second scrub this week
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SpaceX Falcon 9 launch of Starlink satellites pushed by days in second scrub this week

SpaceX's tweeted that it wants to 'update satellite software and triple-check everything again' before launch.

SpaceX gears up to launch sixty demo Starlink internet satellites on 15 May
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SpaceX gears up to launch sixty demo Starlink internet satellites on 15 May

The Starlink satellites look snugly placed inside the Falcon 9's nosecone in Musk's recent tweet.

Starlink: SpaceX to launch dozens more 'test' internet satellites on 15 May
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Starlink: SpaceX to launch dozens more 'test' internet satellites on 15 May

The first of SpaceX's satellites in the Starlink network were launched to orbit in February 2018.

Space race to bring satellite internet to the world may be five to ten years away
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Space race to bring satellite internet to the world may be five to ten years away

Internet beamed from space is a priority for isolated zones more than cities & still at least 5-10 years away.

FCC gives SpaceX green light to fly internet-beaming satellites in a lower orbit
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FCC gives SpaceX green light to fly internet-beaming satellites in a lower orbit

SpaceX has already produced a bunch of Starlink satellites and is on track to start launching them in May.

Project Kuiper: Amazon's plans for a 3,236-satellite network for high-speed internet
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Project Kuiper: Amazon's plans for a 3,236-satellite network for high-speed internet

Amazon, too, will join many other big & small names in the race to provide global access to internet.

Space-internet start-up OneWeb secures a fresh $1.25 billion in funding
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Space-internet start-up OneWeb secures a fresh $1.25 billion in funding

To blanket the world in internet, OneWeb means to send up about 650 satellites into orbit.

Elon Musk's SpaceX to cut 10% of workforce; cites 'difficult challenges' ahead
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Elon Musk's SpaceX to cut 10% of workforce; cites 'difficult challenges' ahead

In December, SpaceX was reported to raise $500 million, taking its valuation to $30.5 billion.

Satellite startup OneWeb says it did not offer Russian government a stake in project
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Satellite startup OneWeb says it did not offer Russian government a stake in project

OneWeb plans to create a network of 900 satellites, most of which it wants to send into orbit.

US satellite start-up OneWeb may sell a minority stake to Russia: Report
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US satellite start-up OneWeb may sell a minority stake to Russia: Report

Russia is an important market for OneWeb’s project because it has many remote areas where high-speed broadband is not available.

Facebook confirms working on a low-earth orbit internet satellite named Athena
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Facebook confirms working on a low-earth orbit internet satellite named Athena

Facebook is working on launching Athena, its own Internet satellite, early in 2019.

US telecom regulator approves SpaceX to build a global broadband network using satellites
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US telecom regulator approves SpaceX to build a global broadband network using satellites

The system proposed by privately held SpaceX, as Space Exploration Holdings is known, will use 4,425 satellites, the FCC said.

SoftBank will invest $1 billion in Satellite Venture OneWeb as part of the $50 billion pledge to USA
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SoftBank will invest $1 billion in Satellite Venture OneWeb as part of the $50 billion pledge to USA

SoftBank Group Corp has agreed to invest $1 billion in U.S. satellite venture OneWeb Ltd, marking the first tranche of a $50 billion U.S. investment the Japanese telecoms and technology company's founder Masayoshi Son pledged to President-elect Donald Trump.

OneWeb sets record launch plan after $500 million funding
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OneWeb sets record launch plan after $500 million funding

Privately owned OneWeb announced what it called the world's largest commercial rocket deal on Thursday after raising $500 million from a group of global investors to support its plans to bring broadband to billions of people via satellite.

Airtel acquires minority stake in satellite firm OneWeb
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Airtel acquires minority stake in satellite firm OneWeb

The OneWeb mission is like the Facebook-led Internet.org initiative which states that it aims to bring 5 billion people online in partnership with tech giants like Smasung and Qualcomm.

Largest-ever satellite network will provide high speed internet globally
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Largest-ever satellite network will provide high speed internet globally

A firm backed by Virgin and Qualcomm is planning to launch the world's largest-ever satellite network to provide high-speed Internet access around the world.