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August 18, 2015
World Wide Web: Russiato Launch 672 Satellites for Global Internet Service
Moscow, Russia (Sputnik) Jun 28, 2015
Russia's Federal Space Agency secured the biggest space launch contract in history with French and British firms which aim to provide global broadband Internet service. Russia's Roscosmos Federal Space Agency secured a contract with France's Arianespace and British OneWeb global broadband Internet service to launch 672 satellites between 2017 and 2019. The OneWeb satellites will be able to provide broadband fiber-quality Internet to the entire world, and in particular to residents of rural areas w ... read more

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