Brexit space deal COMPLETE: UK sign £900million global satellite deal with India

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The deal sees the UK join forces with India’s Bharti Global to buy satellite operator OneWeb with the aim to provide broadband and other services to millions across the world. 

Business secretary Alok Sharma said: “This deal underlines the scale of Britain’s ambitions on the global stage.

“Our access to a global fleet of satellites has the potential to connect millions of people worldwide to broadband, many for the first time, and the deal presents the opportunity to further develop our strong advanced manufacturing base right here in the UK.”

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