CHINESE COMPANY UNVEILS FIRST SATELLITE FOR FREE WIFI
Dec. 4, 2018

A Chinese internet technology company unveiled the first satellite in a constellation plan to provide free WiFi service worldwide on Tuesday, following international tech giants into the field.LinkSure Network, founded in Shanghai in 2013, markets itself as a global innovative mobile internet company specializing in free internet access, content and location-based services on its official website.According to the company, the satellite will be launched from Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center in Northwest China's Gansu province next year, and by 2020 there will be 10 satellites in space. The constellation will have 272 satellites by 2026.

What will be the benefit?

There are many places in the world, inaccessible places where it is impossible to establish a telecom network. Because of this, people living there can not use the Internet. After reaching the space of this satellite, people can use free Wi-Fi from these places with the help of their mobile phones, where the telecom network has no access.

What is the plan?

  • Linkshore CEO Wang Zingying told the media that his company is preparing to invest 3 billion yuan (about 30 billion rupees) on this project.
  • Many companies like Google, Space X, One Web and Telesat are preparing to give free internet access with the help of the first satellite in this direction.
  • The Giacomo satellite station located in northwestern China, will be launched next year from the satellite launch center and plans to send such 10 satellites into space by
  • According to United Nations figures, 9 billion people were far from the reach of the Internet by the end of 2017.
  • Bank of America Merrill Lynch has estimated that by 2045 the world's space industry market could reach $ 7 trillion.