A new horizon for satcoms?
09 November 2018
Will low Earth orbit satellites offer the ultimate in connectivity from space? RAHIEL NASIR finds out.
On 25 June 2015, a high-profile industry group unveiled a new satellite mission which promises to completely bridge the digital divide by 2019.
In the famous Faraday Lecture Theatre at the historic Royal Institution of Great Britain in London, the heads of Airbus Group, Bharti Airtel, Hughes Network Systems, Intelsat, Virgin Group and Qualcomm revealed what was hailed as a “ground-breaking global communications system” based on a fleet of microsatellites that will orbit the planet at low altitudes.Read the full article