Correct Answer : Option (C) - OneWeb
A Russian Soyuz rocket blasted into space on 21-08-2021, carrying 34 new satellites from British operator Oneweb, which aims to provide broadband internet in the world.
Operated by Europe's Arianespace, the rocket took off at 10:13 pm GMT from the Baikonur cosmodrome in Kazakhstan, the Roscosmos space agency said in a statement.
OneWeb is a Low Earth Orbit (LEO) satellite communications operator co-owned by Bharti group and the UK government.
OneWeb is working to develop a constellation of low-earth orbit satellites providing enhanced broadband and other services to countries worldwide.
The company is competing against billionaires Elon Musk and Jeff Bezos in the race to provide fast internet for the world's remote areas via satellites.
The UK company plans for its global commercial internet service to be operational by next year, supported by some 650 satellites.