Initial flight testing on B777 scheduled for Q1 2022 with certification expected in early 2023
“This agreement with STELLAR BLU Solutions represents a major milestone for OneWeb as we accelerate our plans to bring globally consistent and game-changing in-flight connectivity to aviation users everywhere – regardless of the size of aircraft they fly on.” said Ben Griffin, VP Mobility at OneWeb.
OneWeb is a global communications network powered from space, headquartered in London, enabling connectivity for governments, businesses, and communities. It is implementing a constellation of Low Earth Orbit satellites with a network of global gateway stations and a range of user terminals to provide an affordable, fast, high-bandwidth and low-latency communications service, connected to the IoT future and a pathway to 5G for everyone, everywhere.
Aviation is a key market for OneWeb. Its high-speed network’s truly global coverage and low latency performance will deliver a game-changing inflight connectivity experience for passengers. By enabling even richer cabin crew, flight deck and maintenance applications, OneWeb will enable airlines to confidently implement their digitalisation strategies. Find out more at www.oneweb.world/aviation