Onweb is back. The British company might bring with a fleet of earth-oriented satellites available broadband internet access also in remote regions. But in Marz, the company slipped into the bankruptcy. It was rescued by a capital injection of a billion US dollar by the United Konigreich and the Indian Bharti Group. Now satellite production and starts restart.
So far onweb has 74 satellites in orbit. Already on the 17th. December should be another 36 with a Soyuz-2.1b rocket start. It should be the first commercial missile launch of the Russian Cosmodrom Wostotchny.
"We have recognized that ONEWEB has valuable worldwide (frequency rights)", said Bharti-Grunder Sunil Bharti Mittal, "And we benefit from $ 3.3 billion already invested as well as satellites already in orbit and thus secure our frequency usage rights." Through the rescue from the bankruptcy oneWEB was able to reactivate a joint venture with Airbus. The production of new satellites has already been resumed to the Understanding.