MOL, SoftBank And e5 Lab Start Joint Studies For Next-Generation Maritime High-Speed Satellite Communications

MOL, SoftBank and e5 Lab Start Joint Studies for Next-generation Maritime High-speed Satellite Communications

Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd. (“MOL”), SoftBank Corp. (“SoftBank”), and e5 Lab, Inc. (“e5 Lab”) today announced they signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on the use of next-generation high-speed communication satellites, offered by UK-based OneWeb Ltd. (“OneWeb”), to provide maritime broadband communications on vessels at sea. SoftBank and OneWeb are currently collaborating on the development of OneWeb’s satellite communication services.

MOL, SoftBank, and e5 Lab will promote the “introduction...

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