Tareq Amin, Rakuten Group’s Chief Technology Officer, talks about Rakuten and AST’s plan to target 100% geographic coverage, in Japan and beyond. Both companies take a mirrored approach to affordable telecom infrastructure.
How will SpaceMobile work? Join Jason Silva, friend of the mission, as he explains the “magic” behind the building of the world’s first space-based cellular broadband network.
BlueWalker 3 is expected to launch aboard a SpaceX mission from Cape Canaveral, Florida, in March 2022, and is part of AST SpaceMobile’s mission to bring cellular broadband to approximately half of the world’s population who remain unconnected.