This development could impact OneWeb’s plans to start commercial service, NSR analyst Claude Rousseau tells Via Satellite. “My bet is that this is stalled for a few months, unless they find a really quick solution,” he said. “This also supports what [NSR has] been saying about the supply of launchers — it’s dreadful.” Rousseau expects nations.
The Non-GEO satcom market has been highly speculative over the past decade, especially with the upcoming constellations – Starlink, Kuiper, Telesat, OneWeb and others. But in 2020, against COVID-19 odds, the segment has transitioned to a significant level of affirmation with multiple players achieving key milestones with their developments and contract awards. Although there have.
NSR told Via Satellite he believes the U.K. sees OneWeb mainly as a way to boost its position in the space race. There has been speculation in the U.K. about using OneWeb as a Position, Navigation and Timing (PNT) system, but that is not an easy option, they said.
In the article “OneWeb: Before and After the Bankruptcy – Winners?”-The recent USD 1B investment by the U.K. government and Bharti Global for a 90 percent stake has certainly given a new lease on life to OneWeb. The oldest among the current LEO-HTS plans, OneWeb struggled to raise the remaining USD 2B funds needed to.