Russia denies OneWeb’s satellite internet request

Russia denies OneWeb’s satellite internet request

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OneWeb’s network will sit 1,200km above the Earth and will consist of hundreds of satellites

A firm that plans to launch hundreds of satellites into orbit to provide worldwide internet coverage has failed in its latest attempt to get approval in Russia.

OneWeb, whose headquarters are in the UK, was seeking to use a certain band of radio frequencies in Russia.

However, the State Commission for Radio Frequencies has denied it permission to do so.

OneWeb has been trying to get approval for its Russian operations since 2017.

The company was founded by US entrepreneur Greg Wyler. It

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