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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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All Fuelled Up and Ready to Go

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O3b Networks is now just over one week away from launching O3b Block 2—four O3b satellites which will increase the size of the constellation to 12. O3b has also finished fueling and mating the satellites to the dispenser.   We are now in the final stretch for...

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Growing opportunities in rural connectivity

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20 November 2014 John Finney, CCO, O3b Networks Growing opportunities in rural connectivity across all markets Global studies have shown that there is a direct link between broadband penetration and economic growth of a nation. The good news is that we are observing a real explosion of the...

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World First – O3b Cracks Gaming Over Satellite

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10 November 2014 O3b cracked Xbox and Playstation FPS gaming over Satellite…A World First!   For online gaming, it’s not so much the actual throughput than the latency. Typically, online games do not require much bandwidth – a 256 kbps speed is far more than enough (but you...

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