CCTV News: China International Business Space Summit Forum held today (19) in Wuhan, Hubei Province. Reporters learned from the forum, China’s first space-based Internet system – “Hongyun Project” will be put into demonstration applications next year. The Hongyun project will consist of more than 100 small satellites, and when the network is completed in the future, people will be able to access broadband Internet in any corner of the world.
China’s “Hongyun Project” planning and construction of more than 100 Internet satellites composed of constellations, they are 1000 kilometers from the ground in orbit network operation, to build a space-based broadband global mobile internet network, after completion will achieve a global no-corner Internet access services.
Hongyun engineering technology verification star since December 2018 successfully launched into orbit, completed different weather conditions, different carriers, different business scenarios under the function and performance testing, the successful realization of web browsing, WeChat sending, video chat, HD video-on-demand and other typical Internet services, according to the introduction, The first application demonstration system for the Hongyun Project will be put into operation in early 2020. According to the plan, Hongyun project next year will also launch four business test stars, through the network to complete the area coverage.