OneWeb Technologies and SES Space & Defense Bring Low Earth Orbit…

13 September 2023
GeoSpatial World

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OneWeb Technologies, a provider of innovative and secure commercial satellite communications (SATCOM) solutions, and SES Space & Defense, a wholly-owned subsidiary of global content connectivity leader SES, today announced the availability of secure, high-speed, low-latency, low Earth orbit (LEO) broadband services for school districts and healthcare facilities throughout Alaska.

SES Space & Defense installed 50 OneWeb satellite terminals in remote locations across Alaska in collaboration with OneWeb Technologies, the U.S. proxy company for OneWeb.

This initiative will deliver secure, high-speed broadband solutions leveraging OneWeb’s network of 648 LEO satellites, providing primary and backup capacity to SES Space & Defense’s expansive Arctic terrestrial network spanning 19 microwave towers across 600 miles of interior Alaska and a fiber optic network from Nome to Prudhoe Bay.