OneWeb wants to use space to connect billions to the Web

Source: Christian Davenport, Washington Post (Paid Registration)

If Greg Wyler’s plans at OneWeb are successful, what he envisions is nothing short of revolutionary: becoming one of the world’s largest providers of Internet service by building the architecture in space, allowing the billions without access to WiFi to finally use the Web.

If successful, remote areas all over the world, from Alaska to Africa, that are out of reach of fiber optic cables could suddenly join the world of Google and YouTube, a feat Wyler and others believe could be transformative.

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