Isotropic to Develop Consumer Broadband Terminal for OneWeb
Isotropic Systems announced it will be developing a OneWeb-compatible ultra-low-cost consumer broadband terminal. Isotropic Systems’ will produce the low-cost, fully electronic tracking terminal, enabling broadband quality service to help OneWeb in its mission to bridge the digital divide.
Isotropic Systems will build a high-throughput Low-Earth Orbit (LEO) terminal tailored to OneWeb’s consumer broadband service requirements, within a price range that will make broadband service affordable to consumers, according to the company. Isotropic Systems plans to release its first terminals in 2019, in time for OneWeb’s entry into service.
“Studies continue to show that huge numbers of people do not have access to connectivity, and the consulting firm NSR estimates an addressable market at 472 million households worldwide from a user base of almost 3.5 billion unconnected,” said John Finney, founder and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Isotropic Systems.