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OneWeb Expands Global Operations Center in London

By Annamarie Nyirady | June 14, 2019
Rendition of one of OneWeb's broadband nanosatellites. Photo: OneWeb.

Rendition of one of OneWeb’s broadband nanosatellites. Photo: OneWeb.

OneWeb created of more than 150 new jobs through the expansion of its Global Operations Center in White City, London. These new critical will add additional support for OneWeb to manage, monitor, and control its satellite network from a single location.

The new roles will help power OneWeb’s ongoing launch program, which commenced in February 2019 and is now driving the commercialization of the business. With customers coming on board and launches planned each month, OneWeb is on target to provide high speed global internet coverage by 2021. This commitment also strengthens the partnership between OneWeb and the U.K. Space Agency (UKSA), which invested $20.2 million (18 million euros) in OneWeb’s Sunrise Program in February 2019.

“Our relationship and investment in the U.K. is extremely important for OneWeb. We will be able to deliver on our mission to provide global connectivity thanks to the forward leaning vision of the UKSA and others” said Adrian Steckel, CEO of OneWeb. “We are proud to have a base in the heart of London, which is a global tech hub with key talent and a center of innovation.” Steckel added.