O3b Networks

O3b Networks is a global satellite service provider delivering a next-generation satellite network for telecommunications operators, Internet service providers, enterprise and government customers in emerging markets. The O3b system combines the global reach of satellite with the speed of a fiber-optic network, providing billions of consumers and businesses in nearly 180 countries with low-cost, high-speed, low latency connectivity. On September 1, 2014 O3b declared their service fully operational. O3b is delivering #lowlatency, #highthroughput services to customers on a global basis. . O3b Networks was founded in 2007 by pioneering high-technology entrepreneur Greg Wyler who helped to create Africa's first commercial 3G mobile and fiber-to-the-home (FTTH) network and in 2008 was ranked amongst the top 50 global technology trendsetters. O3b Networks is headquartered in Jersey, The Channel Islands with its operational Head Office in The Hague, Netherlands.
Company Growth (employees)
Den Haag, NL
Size (employees)
257 (est)-1%
O3b Networks was founded in 2007 and is headquartered in Den Haag, NL

Key People at O3b Networks

Steve Collar

Steve Collar

Andrew Browne

Andrew Browne

Chief Financial Officer
Dara McCann

Dara McCann

Executive Vice President, Human Resources & Organisation Development
D D'Ambrosio

D D'Ambrosio

Executive Vice President, Government Solutions
John Finney

John Finney

Chief Commercial Officer

O3b Networks Office Locations

O3b Networks has offices in Den Haag, Washington, Jersey, London and in 8 other locations
Den Haag, NL (HQ)
5 Johan van Oldenbarneveltlaan
Rio de Janeiro, BR
Condominio Edifício Argentina 228 Praia de Botafogo
Singapore, SG
#18-00 Wheelock Place
Dubai, AE
Building 14, Office G02
London, GB
3 Dorset Rise
Jersey, JE
Anley St
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O3b Networks Data and Metrics

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Founding Date


Total Funding

$2.7 b

Latest funding size

$710 m

Time since last funding

about 1 year


O3b Networks's latest funding round in May 2016 was reported to be $710 m. In total, O3b Networks has raised $2.7 b

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