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.