Is Africa the New Battlefield for Low Earth Orbit (LEO) Constellations?

Last mile fibre nodes such as those shown here are used by governments to take Internet closer to potential users

The idea of providing internet using Low Earth Orbit satellites has attracted massive interest. Companies such as SpaceX, OneWeb, Amazon and Telesat among others are undertaking projects of launching hundreds and thousands of satellites to space. Unlike the case in the 1990s and 2000s where Geostationary systems dominated the satellite communication industry, LEO satellites have...

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