Satellite Internet Update: Iridium, OneWeb, SpaceX, and HughesNet

It has been a busy month for space fans. June began with the launch of ViaSat-2, the “world’s most powerful” internet communications satellite. And yesterday afternoon there was another major launch destined to expand the potential for staying connected anywhere on the globe: The launch of the second set of ten satellites in the Iridium […]

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2016 RV Mobile Internet Year in Review & Looking Forward Into 2017

2016 has been a good year for staying connected. It has never been easier to get online in more places than ever – but the number of options and the tradeoffs between them remains as overwhelming as always. Things may be getting faster, data more bountiful, and connectivity better overall – but the world of RV Mobile […]

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2015 RV Mobile Internet Year in Review

2015 has been a fabulous year for keeping connected on the road – with technology options, speeds, and coverage all getting better than ever. This is our end-of-year quick update on the state of the RV mobile internet world – chronicling some of the major changes that happened in 2015, and giving a glimpse at what we’re most looking forward […]

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OneWeb Partners With Airbus To Provide Satellite Internet “To Everyone, Everywhere”

Satellite internet startup OneWeb took a major step forward this week – announcing that it has entered into a joint venture with European aerospace giant Airbus to mass produce 900 low earth orbit micro-sized satellites designed to bring “Internet to everyone, everywhere on Earth.” OneWeb has an incredibly ambitious plan to set up a satellite assembly line […]

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Elon Musk Plans Global Satellite Broadband – On Earth, and Mars

Elon Musk hosted an event this evening opening up a new SpaceX office in Seattle – the future home for his as-yet-unnamed hugely ambitious Space Internet venture. The SpaceX communication network will involve hundreds of satellites working together, swarming in low earth orbit 750 miles up. At this altitude, satellite data will have the potential to […]

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