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OneWeb Signs Galaxy Broadband as Distribution Partnter for Canada

By Mark Holmes | September 17, 2021

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OneWeb, which recently signed a strategic agreement with AT&T in the U.S. has now signed another key deal in North America. A new Canadian distribution partner, Galaxy Broadband, will deliver OneWeb’s high-speed, low-latency communications services across Canada and the wider Arctic Region. OneWeb announced the new deal Sept. 16. It will expand Galaxy’s existing SDWAN connectivity capabilities in and across Canada. The partnership will enable a fiber-like experience to benefit end users.

OneWeb’s partnership with Galaxy will focus on expanding bandwidth for a variety of industries such as mining, oil and gas, utilities, construction, and community aggregation which will bring a range of benefits including improving corporate efficiency, health and safety requirements, asset tracking, environmental monitoring and new operational applications while also helping remote workers better connect with their families back home.

“With OneWeb’s low latency and quality of service capability, our customers will have the quality connectivity necessary to deploy new software and systems to operate more efficiently in remote locations, expanding our existing bandwidth capability for the end user. OneWeb’s proven technology and focus on scalable solutions will allow us to have accessible internet access for anyone, anywhere in these regions,” Rick Hodgkinson president and CEO of Galaxy Broadband said in a statement.