OneWeb satellite internet company is officially reborn



The OneWeb satellite operator has formally emerged from bankruptcy. Ownership has transferred to a new company with its principal shareholders now being the UK government and the Indian conglomerate Bharti Global Ltd. The new holding takes possession of all the operator's assets, including the 74 satellites it has in orbit and all the ground infrastructure to support them. It means the London-headquartered business can now crack on with building its broadband internet constellation. This would see 648 spacecraft taken aloft to deliver connectivity to nearly all land and sea surfaces around the globe. The next 36 satellites have already been despatched from a Florida factory to...

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