OneWeb & Northwestel Sign MOU to Expand Connectivity Solutions for Business, Governments and Mining Across Northern Canada

LONDON & WHITEHORSE, YT, 11 August 2021 (OneWeb PR) — OneWeb, the low Earth orbit (LEO) satellite communications company, and Northwestel, northern Canada’s largest telecommunications provider, today announced the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to expand remote mining, enterprise business and government broadband options in northern Canada.

The announcement follows the successful completion of OneWeb’s ‘Five to 50’ programme that has delivered the satellites required to bring OneWeb services to Canada, the UK and Northern Europe later this year.


OneWeb Confirms Successful Launch #6 As It Moves Closer to ‘Five to 50’ Ambition

  • OneWeb confirms successful launch and contact with all 36 satellites, bringing total in-orbit constellation to 182 satellites
  • On schedule to cover 50 degrees latitude and above by June, with service ready to start by the end of the year

LONDON, 26 April 2021 (OneWeb PR) — OneWeb, the Low Earth Orbit (LEO) satellite communications company, has confirmed the successful launch of all 36 satellites by Arianespace from the Vostochny Cosmodrome. This launch brings OneWeb a step closer to its ‘Five to 50’ ambition, which enables the start of commercial service by the end of the year.


OneWeb Advances its ‘Five to 50’ Ambition with Launch No. 6

Soyuz-2 rocket launches from Vostochny with 36 OneWeb satellites. (Credit: Roscosmos, Space Center Vostochny, TsENKI)
  • On schedule to cover down to 50 degrees latitude and over the Northern Polar region, with service ready to start by end of year
  • Launch will bring total satellites launched to date in 2021 to 108 as monthly momentum builds
  • Multiple commercial partnerships include The AST Group, and Government of Kazakhstan among others, with more soon to be announced demonstrate growing attractiveness to global customers

LONDON, UK, 22 April 2021 (OneWeb PR) — OneWeb, the global satellite communications company, confirms plans to launch a further 36 satellites into Low Earth Orbit (LEO) on 26th April as part of its sixth launch. The launch will be conducted by Arianespace from the Vostochny Cosmodrome.

Lift-off will take place on 25th April at 23:14 BST, 26th April at 7:14 Local Time, Vostochny. The mission to insert the satellites into initial orbit, prior to raising to operational orbit, is expected to last approximately four hours.