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OneWeb Welcomes Galaxy Broadband as Channel Partner to Improve Connectivity Across Canada and the Arctic Region


LONDON, September 16, 2021 / CNW / – OneWeb, the low-earth orbit satellite communications company, today announced a new Canadian distribution partner, Galaxy Broadband, to provide OneWeb’s high-speed, low-latency communications services to through Canada and the wider arctic region.

Supported by a global network of gateways and user terminals, OneWeb’s global connectivity platform will provide high-bandwidth, low-latency connectivity to extend Galaxy’s existing SDWAN connectivity capabilities in and across Canada. The partnership will enable a fiber-like experience for the benefit of end users, providing Internet access wherever users are located.

OneWeb’s partnership with Galaxy will focus on expanding bandwidth for a variety of industries such as mining, oil and gas, utilities, construction and community aggregation, which will bring a range of benefits including improved business efficiency, health and safety requirements, asset tracking, environmental monitoring and new operational applications while helping remote workers to better connect with their families and loved ones at home. Using the power of the OneWeb network, Galaxy can augment its existing GEO satellite or microwave SDWAN connectivity by adding low latency service.

Galaxy specializes in providing customers with innovative solutions with Smart Site for rural and remote site connectivity and combined with its proprietary networks and infrastructure, to provide remote data communications, VolP and Internet access to customers in a wide range of sectors. For nearly three decades, the company has provided reliable communications to businesses in remote locations with limited or no connectivity, including resource-based projects, government entities, emergency responders, and projects. infrastructure. Galaxy is also proud to offer a range of value-added services and solutions, including a 24/7 managed service of computer networks that includes security, monitoring and reporting as well as design and network advice, commercial installation and maintenance.

Eric Gillenwater, VP & Business Head, Global Carrier and Enterprise of OneWeb said: “OneWeb’s network design uniquely offers Canada great capacity coupled with high-speed, low-latency services that will serve to bridge the digital divide across the country – and our services will begin by the end of this year. I am delighted to be part of the Galaxy team. They are satellite pioneers and experts in providing effective communication solutions and together we will be able to offer a revolutionary service through Canada and the Arctic. “

Founder, President and CEO of Galaxy, Rick hodgkinson, commented: “We are very excited about the many benefits that OneWeb’s LEO services will bring to our suite of services. With OneWeb’s low latency and QoS capability, our customers will have the quality connectivity needed to deploy new software and systems to operate more efficiently from a distance. locations, expanding our existing end-user bandwidth capacity. OneWeb’s proven technology and focus on scalable solutions will allow us to have Internet access accessible to anyone, anywhere in these regions.

About OneWeb
OneWeb is a space-powered global communications network, headquartered at London, enabling connectivity for governments, businesses and communities. It implements a constellation of satellites in low Earth orbit with a network of global gateway stations and a range of user terminals to provide affordable, fast, high bandwidth, low latency communication service connected to the future of IoT and a path to 5G for everyone, everywhere. Learn more at

About Galaxy Broadband Communications Inc.
For nearly 30 years, Galaxy Broadband has been a leading North American provider of commercial grade satellite networks and services focused on providing high quality connectivity and distribution services to the oil and gas markets, mining, construction, business and government in Canada. Galaxy provides solutions ranging from fully managed voice and data networks to sophisticated security and network management services that control hundreds of users in production facilities, camps and remote offices. For more information, please visit

(PRNewsfoto / OneWeb)

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