IN-SPACe is the government agency responsible for regulating space activities and granting authorisation for conducting the space activities in the country.This authorisation means Eutelsat OneWeb can launch commercial connectivity services as soon as spectrum allocation is granted by the government.
Bharti Group chairman and VP (co-chair) of the board of directors of Eutelsat Group, Sunil Bharti Mittal, said: “We are pleased to note the Indian space regulator’s green light to launch Eutelsat OneWeb’s commerical satellite broadband services in India. This will be a critical step forward to meet India’s ambition of providing internet connectivity for all. Eutelsat OneWeb is ready to deploy as soon as it receives the final spectrum authorization to launch commercial services.”
Eutelsat OneWeb is a subsidiary of Eutelsat Group, global leader in satellite communications delivering connectivity and broadcast worldwide. The Group was formed through the combination of Eutelsat and OneWeb in 2023.