OneWeb is on track to deliver global service in 2022.
OneWeb aims to work with Kymeta on smaller, flat, high-performance user terminals for communications on the move.
OneWeb’s insurance includes the launch flight phase of the constellation’s deployment but excludes a year of in-orbit coverage.
The startup plans to integrate the flat-panel antenna with a OneWeb satellite modem in a sealed outdoor unit for distribution later this year.
The latest OneWeb launch represents Arianespace’s third mission in 23 days with three different launch vehicles.
The investment will give the South Korean group a seat on OneWeb’s board of directors.
Bharti’s investment means OneWeb has secured the $2.4bn it needs for deploying 648 satellites by 2022.