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  • Via Satellite: O3b Networks Game-Changing Service, October 2014

    Via Satellite: O3b Networks Lights Up Game-Changing Service

    In demand, satellite constellation, now serving on a global basis.

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  • Via Satellite: Fiber-like Connectivity, May 2014

    Via Satellite: Fiber-like Connectivity...Closing the Digital Divide

    O3b Networks continues to connect the unconnected and under-served regions across the globe.

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  • Via Satellite: O3b Raise Expectations, March 2014

    Via Satellite: O3b Networks raise expectations...

    Delivering superior connectivity to remote, isolated and underserved markets.

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  • Frost & Sullivan, September 2013.

    Frost & Sullivan: Aerospace & Defense Technology Alert.

    O3b's unique satellite constellation extends broadband to underserved regions.

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  • KPMG, August 2012

    KPMG Infrastructure 100: World Cities Edition 2012

    KPMG Infrastructure 100: World Cities Edition showcases 100 urban infrastructure projects that embody the spirit of innovation and stand as an inspiration to infrastructure participants and city leaders around the world. O3b Networks is considered one of the top Communications Infrastructure projects (see page 93-94 of article), providing an internet backbone for emerging markets. The judges were particularly impressed by the scope of the project, aiming to connect users in 177 countries. The is a great recognition of the O3b project.

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  • O3b Hawaii Teleport Partner, October 2011

    O3b chooses SES Hawaii Gateway as Teleport partner.

    O3b recently signed an agreement to partner with SES’ Sunset Beach Teleport in Hawaii as the second provider of Gateway services for our global satellite network. Through this location, O3b will link its reliable Gigabit IP network connectivity and bandwidth services to customers located in the Pacific Islands.

    The Sunset Beach Teleport is an established teleport services facility with 25years experience providing critical commercial and government services.

    O3b will install multiple 7.3m ka-Band Gateway antennas at the Sunset Beach facility enabling low latency, high-speed IP services to customer-end remote terminals. On the ground, the Gateway will initially support the provision of greater than 12 Gigabits per second throughput serving up to 10 spot beams simultaneously.

    This agreement is an important step forward for O3b as we deploy a range of highly reliable and superior quality services to clients around the world.

  • Teletimes International, October 2011

    Providing fiber like capacity and cutting edge backhaul solutions in Pakistan through MEO satellites in partnership with Pak Datacom.

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  • Global Telecoms Business, September 2011

    O3b’s John Finney is named one of Global Telecoms Business’ 40 under 40.

    O3b’s Chief Commercial Officer Finney has been nominated as one of Global Telecoms Business’ young leaders of today in the magazine’s annual 40 under 40 Awards. The list of 40 young executives is compiled by readers of the magazine so this is a true testament to John’s impressive achievements in his career so far. John is one of the pioneers of O3b, has established the sales and marketing function from scratch and has achieved a sales backlog of over $500 million 18 months before the launch of O3b’s eight medium earth orbit satellites. Click here for more information: or view this Global Telecoms Business article to read more about John or the other nominated executives.

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  • Capacity Magazine, June 2011

    The staying power of satellite.

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  • Africa Telecoms, April 2011

    Guest editorial - John Finney.

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  • SatMagazine, December 2010

    Year in Review... O3b Networks.

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  • Sponsor Wire, October 2010

    AfDB Leverages Infrastructure for internet Access - Approves U.S.$ 50 Million Loan for Satellites And Ground Infrastructure.

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  • SatMagazine, July 2010

    Focus... Connecting the other 3 billion.

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  • SatMagazine, December 2009

    Year in Review Worldwide Satellite Magazine.

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  •, October 2008

    O3b Networks founder named in the top 50 agenda setters for technology.

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  • Christian Science Monitor, September 2008

    O3b Networks: A Far Out Plan to Deliver the Web.

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  • Time Magazine, September 2008

    High Speed internet Coming to Africa Time Magazine.

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  • ABC News, September 2008

    Africa, Web Access: What Google’s Doing Right ABC News.

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