Low-orbit operator O3b Networks began full commercial operations in 2014 and after raising $460 million, O3b set its sights on expanding its constellation from 12 to 20 satellites by 2018 to meet growing demand for higher throughput and high performance low-latency connectivity. The additional satellites ensure O3b has sufficient capacity to meet the demand of its energy and government businesses. Projects:
Speedcast: Providing broadband connectivity in Lae, Papua New Guinea.
Onzio: Delivering 3G and 4G connectivity, on a “pay as you grow” basis, to Tefe, Brazil.
Digicel: Supporting LTE services rollouts in Jamaica and Samoa by providing core connectivity services.