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AST SpaceMobile, Vodafone to offer space-based mobile services in Africa from 2023

Wednesday 16 December 2020 | 16:16 CET | News
AST & Science (AST SpaceMobile) has announced a partnership with Vodafone Group to launch the first phase of its space-based commercial mobile communications service in 2023.

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless / Broadcast & Satellite
Companies: AST SpaceMobile / Safaricom / Vodacom / Vodafone / Vodafone Group
Countries: Africa / World
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