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Amazon’s Project Kuiper prepares for lift off with procurement deal

by Harry Baldock, Total Telecom
Wednesday 06 April 22

The deal with Arianespace, the United Launch Alliance (ULA) and Jeff Bezos’s Blue Origin will see 83 rockets carrying satellites launched into space

From the enormous scale of Elon Musk’s Starlink deployment to the meteoric recovery of OneWeb from bankruptcy to billion-dollar investment, low-Earth orbit (LEO) satellite constellations are one the hottest topics in the international telecoms sector. Able to provide broad geographic coverage in areas typically hard to reach by conventional methods, as well as providing lower latency and higher bandwidth that their geostationary counterparts, LEO satellites are becoming an increasingly viable alternative to terrestrial communications infrastructure…

From the enormous scale of Elon Musk’s Starlink deployment to the meteoric recovery of OneWeb from bankruptcy to billion-dollar investment, low-Earth orbit (LEO) satellite constellations are one the hottest topics in the international telecoms sector. Able to provide broad geographic coverage in areas typically hard to reach by conventional methods, as well as providing lower latency and higher bandwidth that their geostationary counterparts, LEO satellites are becoming an increasingly viable alternative to terrestrial communications infrastructure…

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