Paris, 13 June 2022 – OneWeb, the global space-based communications company, will join Telespazio, a joint venture between Leonardo (67%) and Thales (33%), at Eurosatory 2022 to showcase their partnership for delivering OneWeb services to government customers.
Between 13 June and 17 June, OneWeb and Telespazio will take part in Eurosatory, the premier international defence and security exhibition, to demonstrate some of the many exciting advancements made possible by the companies’ previously announced partnership. OneWeb and Telespazio will offer customers a range of services made possible through OneWeb’s secure, resilient, high-performance connectivity and spanning sectors including Civil Government, Public Safety, and Defence.
Together alongside user terminal manufacturer, Kymeta, OneWeb and Telespazio will host onsite demonstrations of the innovative flat electronically-steered user terminal jointly developed by Kymeta and OneWeb.
The on-site demonstrations of the new user terminal powered by Kymeta™ u8 flat panel antenna technology will provide Eurosatory visitors the opportunity to see the OneWeb and Telespazio capabilities in action. This user terminal is designed to seamlessly interoperate between GEO and OneWeb LEO services to support fixed applications, Communication on the Pause (COTP) and future Communications on the Move (COTM) mission critical use cases on land and at sea.
Telespazio and OneWeb’s partnership began in 2017 through a collaboration to host its ground stations at the Scanzano Space Center in Sicily. Since then, the site has grown from four antennas to now 14, making Scanzano one of OneWeb’s key operational gateways in Southern Europe. In addition, earlier this year, OneWeb and Telespazio broke ground on a new gateway site as well in Brazil.
These partnerships exemplify OneWeb’s and Telespazio’s continued focus on delivering unrivalled experiences for customers with high-speed, low-latency connectivity that can meet the needs of both the private sector and government users including military, police, fire, search and rescue, border security and maritime safety and defence.
“We are thrilled to be joining our friends at Telespazio to showcase the power of OneWeb connectivity and the promise it holds for delivering defence and security solutions to a wide range of government customers,” said Dylan Browne, Head of Government Services, OneWeb. “Eurosatory is an incredible opportunity to show the people on the leading edge of defence innovation what our LEO solution looks like in the field and how it can meet their needs and demands.”
“Satellite communications market is experiencing a major transformation, particularly with the arrival of the high-performance services based on LEO constellations” said Corinne Mailles, Deputy CEO at Telespazio France, “To anticipate these changes, we have been working with OneWeb for several months. Today we are extremely proud and excited being able to provide our customers with the first ultrahigh-speed satellite communication services at low latency. We are convinced that thanks to this successful partnership, these new LEO services will demonstrate unprecedented performance promoting new fields of application and complementing the operational capabilities of our government and military customers.”
“We are honored to be invited to join Telespazio and OneWeb at Eurosatory this year. This important government and military show will provide us the opportunity to showcase our GEO and future LEO solutions in partnership with OneWeb, providing communications on the move at the tactical edge.” said Bill Marks, Executive Vice President, and Chief Development Officer at Kymeta.
Source : Telespazio