OneWeb Completes its ‘Five to 50’ Mission to Cover Regions North of 50 Degrees Latitude including UK, Canada, Alaska and Arctic Region
July 1, 2021
OneWeb, the Low Earth Orbit (LEO) satellite communications company, today announced the successful launch of another 36 satellites to mark the completion of its ‘Five to 50’ mission. With this major milestone, the Company is ready to deliver connectivity across the United Kingdom, Canada, Alaska, Northern Europe, Greenland, and the Arctic Region.
Microcom and Pacific Dataport prepared to offer broadband coverage to all of Alaska this year with final OneWeb satellite launch
July 1, 2021
Anchorage, AK – Alaska-owned Pacific Dataport and Microcom are excited to take the next step toward providing broadband access to all of Alaska after today’s successful launch by Low Earth Orbit (LEO) satellite internet company OneWeb.
First Astranis satellite in final phase of assembly
July 8, 2021
WASHINGTON — Astranis announced that the first in its line of very small geostationary orbit satellites is entering its final assembly phase for launch in early 2022.
The San Francisco-based company said July 8 that the communications payload for the satellite it’s building for Pacific Dataport Inc. (PDI), called Arcturus, passed an end-to-end test that shows it exceeded its expected performance. That allows the company to move into the final phases of assembly of the satellite, to launch in early 2022 on a SpaceX Falcon 9.
Pacific Dataport Signed a Strategic Agreement Estimated at Over $5 Million with Gilat for Delivery of Ubiquitous Broadband Coverage in Alaska
August 2, 2021
Gilat’s multi-service platform will support the goal of PDI’s Aurora Network to deliver a wide range of applications to the population of Alaska