Internet mega-constellation satellite is ready to fly

Nabanita Dutta

News Editor
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OneWeb, a London-based startup that is planning to take internet to every corner of the globe is ready to launch their first six satellites. The first task is to secure the frequency needed to relay the coming networks' internet connections and the first rocket has been launched on Wednesday on a Soyuz Rocket from French Guiana at 21:37GMT. To provide global internet coverage 648 units need to be there in the orbit.