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ST. PETERSBURG, June 1. /TASS/. Proposed satellite constellation OneWeb and Russian communication satellite system Gonets signed an agreement on creating a joint venture at the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum 2017.
The agreement was signed by OneWeb CEO Eric Beranger and Gonets CEO Dmitry Bakanov, TASS reported from the scene.
OneWeb plans to create constellation of around 648 satellites expected to provide global Internet broadband service to individual consumers. In 2015, Russia signed a contract for the launch of 21 Soyuz rockets with OneWeb satellites from 2017 to 2019.
Gonets is the only Russian low-orbit mobile satellite communication system designed for providing high-quality mobile satellite communication and relaying services to Russia and abroad. It also participates in the development of advanced space communication and relaying systems in cooperation with other companies of the Russian space industry.