Article from High North News: Taking Network Coverage in the Arctic to New Heights

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This is an article from High North News written by Astri Edvardsen, published on 20.09.2022.

With satellites in a highly elliptical orbit above the North Pole, Space Norway's program will provide broadband coverage throughout the Arctic from 2024. "This contributes to show that Norway is serious about its High North Policy," says the program director in the state-owned company.

Next fall, two satellites will be sent out into space to provide broadband coverage throughout the circumpolar Arctic for the first time.

The venture Arctic Satellite Broadband Mission (ASBM) is signed by the Norwegian state-owned company Space Norway, which is under the Norwegian Ministry of Trade, Industry, and Fisheries.

The launch will take place on the US west coast under the auspices of Elon Musk's company SpaceX.

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