This is the launch thread for the OneWeb Flight 5 launch, the second OneWeb launch from Vostochny LC 1S, of 36 satellites for the OneWeb constellation.
How much competition will OneWeb give Starlink? What are the comparisons?
Putting it simply, Masterson said that OneWeb’s “approach to the market is just very different” versus Starlink, with the former focused on enterprise customers and the latter going direct to consumers’ households.“There are some areas where we will compete, I suspect, particularly around serving governments, but governments will always buy more than one service,” Masterson told CNBC. “I think there’ll be multiple players who will be able to be able to be successful in addressing their market.”