Amazon has booked three Falcon 9 launches with Elon Musk’s SpaceX to help deploy Starlink rival Project Kuiper.
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Vodacom is experimenting with different forms of satellite connectivity but thinks direct to mobile will be most disruptive.
Satellite providers are helping telecoms operators connect rural and remote communities on the African continent.
Amazon’s first pair of prototype satellites for its planned Kuiper internet network were launched into space on Friday.
Vodacom Group plans to offer access to Project Kuiper, the Amazon.com-owned low-Earth-orbit satellite network.
After decades of competing against each other, two Luxembourg-based satellite rivals are weighing a merger to take on a space industry upstart.
OneWeb has launched the final 36 satellites of its initial 616-satellite “constellation”, allowing the rival of Elon Musk’s Starlink to offer global broadband coverage this year.
Amazon.com plans to launch its first Internet satellites to space in the first half of 2024 offering end-user speeds of 400Mbit/s.
Amazon.com is purchasing as many as 83 rocket launches from three providers to deploy the majority of its planned Project Kuiper satellite constellation.
The Russian missile test that shattered a dead satellite this week highlights a growing threat of space debris.