“We believe in a world where affordable, high speed connectivity is always within reach” Steve Collar, CEO of O3b Networks.
O3b Networks is a next generation satellite network enabling customers in emerging markets to extend their range and reach of service through fast, flexible and affordable connectivity.
O3b is a Global Satellite Services Provider with a satellite network combining the reach of satellite with the speed of fiber.
O3b became fully financed in November, 2010 and Arianespace will launch the first eight satellites with a Soyuz launcher from French Guiana and begin commercial service by 2014. The first four satellites successfully launched on June 25, 2013 and the next group of four, making up the constellation are set to launch soon.
O3b Networks was founded in 2007 by pioneering high-technology entrepreneur Greg Wyler who helped to create Africa's first commercial 3G mobile and fiber-to-the-home (FTTH) network and in 2008 was ranked amongst the top 50 global technology trendsetters.
O3b Networks is headquartered in Jersey, The Channel Islands with its Operational Head Office in The Hague, Netherlands.