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View of Christmas Island, in the South Pacific country of Kiribati. This  tropical island was once used as a testing area for nuclear weapons. In the 50's nuclear bombs were exploded off the coast. The island is littered with the remains of military vehicles and facilities, now rusting away.

Improving Health and Education on Christmas Island

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22 July 2015   Rob Stojanovic, Senior Sales Engineer for APAC, O3b Networks   At O3b, we like to talk about the “Other 3 billion” people in the world who are without high-speed internet connectivity. But we also like to highlight small communities where O3b technology is making a huge...

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O3b Receives IEEE Spectrum Emerging Technology Award

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1 July 2015   Stewart Sanders, CTO, O3b Networks   Each year, IEEE recognises the achievements of teams that demonstrate the most influential advancements in technology for humanity. These teams are recognised for their impactful efforts at the IEEE Honors Ceremony. It is truly an honour to be recognised by an...

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Closing the Digital Divide with Bharti Airtel and Telemor

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18 June 2015 Rob Marabut, Director of Business Development, O3b Networks   It’s amazing to think that there are still more than 3 billion people in the world without high-speed Internet connectivity.  But, it’s the truth.   And for many remote locations of the world, the lack of high-speed connectivity...

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LTE Backhaul Live over O3b

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1 June 2015   David Burr, VP, Product Management, O3b Networks   LTE is the fastest growing mobile technology in history. The Global Mobile Suppliers Association reported that at the end of 2015 that there were nearly half a billion LTE subscribers worldwide using 450 commercial TEL networks. Most people associate...

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So Close You Can Taste It!

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It’s an exciting week for O3b, as the launch campaign hits the final stretch. This week, O3b Block 2 will launch from Kourou, French Guiana, joining its eight siblings in orbit. A lot has happened in the past few days: the satellites have all been mated...

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