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Mobile Backhaul

Introducing the world’s first 5G-ready satellite backhaul service

Beyond terrestrial: unlock the opportunities

Most mobile base stations are connected by fibre or microwave. But, in mountainous regions, low-density villages, or for remote industry, the economics of investing in this infrastructure are risky.

Our managed mobile backhaul service uses satellite to connect your core network with hard-to-reach locations – from a single site to multi-tower aggregation. O3b mPOWER, the most advanced addition to our multi-orbit satellite fleet, means we are 5G-ready and can service any bandwidth need, from megabits to gigabits.

Reach new customers

Fulfil universal service obligations

Connect to remote enterprise

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Managed Mobile Backhaul

In this two-minute video, discover how using our multi-orbit satellite fleet for cellular backhaul can seamlessly extend your network.

Videos

Grow your business

Discover how Tusass delivered flat-rate LTE-ready mobile broadband in Eastern Greenland.

Connecting underserved regions

Learn how OptimERA WiFi connected Unalaska citizens with the rest of the world.

Bridge the digital divide

Explore how Entel brought for the first time 4G connectivity services to everyone in Iquitos, Peru.

Our services

Mobile backhaul (GEO)

Our wide beam and HTS Ku-band satellites deliver the reliability and performance MNOs need to rapidly extend networks and meet universal service obligations.

Mobile Backhaul (via SES-17)

Our next-generation Ka-band geostationary (GEO) satellite, SES-17, enables you to reach any market in the Americas with reliable, scalable core network extension.

Mobile Backhaul mPOWERED

A carrier-grade, 5G-ready aggregation or tower backhaul connection, delivering uncontended bandwidth up to multiple gigabits per second per site.

What makes O3b mPOWER the only 5G-ready backhaul system?

Guaranteed throughput

Scalable to multiple gigabits per second per site.

Low-latency connectivity

One hop between any remote site or edge compute node to the mobile core or the cloud.

Carrier-grade reliability

Based on proven, market-validated MEO technology.

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Flexibility

You have control to allocate bandwidth among remote sites, based on demand.

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Empowering Network Extensions

Industry News

Press Release

Press Release  | 27 Feb 2020

Orange and SES Team up on O3b mPOWER Communications System and Open a New Era for Satellite Connectivity Innovation

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Blog
Telco and digital inclusion

Blog  | 04 Oct 2021

Bringing Connected Experiences Everywhere on Earth

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Blog  | 14 Dec 2021

Bringing fibre-like connectivity to Arctic settlements

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