O3b Completes Successful Live Test of Broadband on 4G/LTE Networks

MEO/O3b Satellite Terminal. Photo: O3b

MEO/O3b Satellite Terminal. Photo: O3b

[Via Satellite 01-29-2014] O3b Networks has completed a successful live test of broadband voice and video on a 4G/LTE mobile wireless solution. The testing, conducted by Oceus Networks, showed that O3b’s Medium Earth Orbit (MEO) satellite constellation can support the low latency required for 4G/LTE technology.

“The first successful live test of broadband voice and video on a 4G/LTE mobile wireless solution is another validation of the O3b satellite constellation, providing evidence that out innovative satellite constellation can support cutting edge 4G/LTE technologies, to provide backhaul for remote 4G/LTE networks,” said Steve Collar, CEO of O3b Networks.

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