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Question for Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy

UIN HL7494, tabled on 28 July 2020

To ask Her Majesty's Government whether the current generation of OneWeb satellites are solely for communications services; and what plans they have for a second generation of satellites capable of providing secure positioning data.

Answered on

6 August 2020

The current generation of?OneWeb?satellites deliver?satellite communications services. We are currently assessing the wider use of their capabilities.

Dedicated work is ongoing across Government to determine the UK’s positioning, navigation and timing requirements and assess options for meeting them.