New Partnership To Deliver High Speed Network in the Arctic!

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  • OneWeb announced a new distributor partnership expected to enable delivery of its high speed communications services.
  • The services extend across Alaska and in he Arctic region.
  • The network is expected to enable regional initiatives such as the collection of climate data, and the growth of a digital economy.

The global communications company OneWeb announced a new distributor partnership expected to enable delivery of its high speed communications services across Alaska, reports Safety4sea.

Services by early Q4

The deal, inked with Pacific Dataport Inc. (PDI), a company founded by Microcom, supplier of satellite communication systems in Alaska, foresees the beginning of services as early as Q4 2020.

The global network is expected to enable regional initiatives such as the collection of climate data, and the growth of a digital economy, OneWeb noted.

OneWeb in Alaska and in the Arctic region

Chuck Schumann, CEO Pacific Dataport Inc. said, “We are delighted to be working with OneWeb, who will provide us with high-speed broadband coverage to serve our customers in Alaska and the Arctic.”

PDI now has the advantage of being one of the first to be able to demo OneWeb’s service in Alaska and in the Arctic region from the end of this year, and already the enthusiasm from our customers to test and trial OneWeb services has been significant,” he added.

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Source: Safety4sea

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