OneWeb India, affiliated with the Bharti Group and a subsidiary of the Eutelsat Group, has been given the green light by India’s space regulator, IN-SPACe, to initiate Eutelsat OneWeb’s commercial satellite broadband services in the nation.

This approval marks a significant milestone as OneWeb India becomes the first entity to secure such authorization, positioning itself as the sole provider of satellite broadband services with all necessary regulatory clearances before its commercial debut.

Sunil Bharti Mittal, Chairman of Bharti Group and Co-Chair of the board of directors of Eutelsat Group, expressed delight over the Indian space regulator’s approval. He emphasized its importance in realizing India’s goal of universal internet connectivity, aligning with the vision of Digital India outlined by the Hon’ble Prime Minister.