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Google's Ambitious Global Internet Plans May Soon Include Satellites
2014-06-02 10:53:43

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Tech giant Google hasn't announced plans to go to the moon… yet. However, the Internet search titan is going to space. Google announced that it will spend more than $1 billion on a fleet of satellites to extend Internet access to unwired regions of the globe. The Wall Street Journal reported that Google is hoping to overcome financial and technical problems that have "thwarted previous efforts." Key details have not been...

Arianespace To Launch Four Internet Communications Satellites From French Guiana
2013-06-24 07:53:25

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Four satellites that are to be lifted in space aboard a Soyuz medium-lift ST-B rocket received final clearance for a Monday launch from the Kourou launch facility in French Guiana. The launch, scheduled for 2:53 p.m. EDT (3:53 p.m. local time), will send four communications satellites into orbit for O3b Networks. The “go” status for today’s launch of Soyuz and its payload was confirmed on Sunday after a launch readiness...

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2011-01-20 12:25:00

A Canadian company has announced plans to place 78 satellites in orbit in order to provde Internet in space. The "CommStellation" project would be deployed from 2014-2015.  It would require six rockets to take the platforms to an altitude 621 miles above the Earth. The network will link the traffic of local telecoms and Internet service providers to the global fiber infrastructure. Microsat Systems Canada Inc. (MSCI) has not revealed the details of financing. MSCI said many regions...

2010-03-15 03:00:00

ST. JOHN, Jersey, Channel Islands, March 15 /PRNewswire/ -- O3b Networks Limited, the developer of a new global, high-speed, low latency, fiber-like satellite-based Internet service for telecommunications operators and ISPs in emerging markets, has signed a contract with ViaSat Inc. (Nasdaq: VSAT) for the production and installation of Ka-band infrastructure. The value of the contract is approximately $47 million. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20091216/VIASATLOGO) ViaSat...

2009-06-04 07:30:00

ORLANDO, Fla., June 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Millions of people around the world are searching for God. In response, Global Media Outreach (GMO), a ministry of Campus Crusade for Christ International, is sending faithful churchgoers ... to their computers, training them to become online missionaries out of their homes. "People are looking for answers. And, not surprisingly, they are looking for those answers on the Internet," says Dr. Allan Beeber, director of GMO's Orlando office. According to...

2009-02-06 05:00:00

MONTREAL, Feb. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Advantech Satellite Networks announces it has entered into a technology partnership with O3b Networks, Ltd, a newly established satellite operator headquartered in Jersey, Channel Islands. Recognized for pioneering satellite-based DVB standardized communications technology, Advantech will build features into its SatNet DVB-S2/ACM platform to interoperate with O3b's Medium Earth Orbit (MEO) Satellite Constellation, enabling partners to access O3b's...


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