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SSC adds eight new antennas at Florida ground station to support OneWeb’s global satellite network

(7 October 2019 - SSC) Swedish Space Corporation (SSC) has completed assembly and installation of eight new antennas in Clewiston, Florida.

The antennas will be used for supporting OneWeb, the global communications company with a mission to connect everyone everywhere through a global satellite constellation.

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(courtesy: SSC)

SSC and OneWeb have entered into a strategic partnership regarding global ground network support for OneWeb’s global network. This includes a specific service agreement for implementation and hosting of one of OneWeb’s Satellite Network Portals (SNP) at SSC’s ground station in Clewiston, Florida. Since then eight new antennas have been constructed and operations are now ready to begin at full strength.

“It has been an intense period of extensive work with new installations at our Florida site in Clewiston. The upgrades are essential for our ability to fully serve OneWeb” says Dan White, Head of Market Region Americas for Satellite Ground Network Services at SSC. “With these eight new antennas we increase our capacity for future projects.”

“We were excited when OneWeb selected our Florida facility for the project, and it feels even more exciting as we are now able to provide services for their first set of satellites. We look forward to continuing our successful relationship with OneWeb and are very proud to be an integral member of their team, enabling seamless Internet access globally” says Dan White.