It was revealed in company reports published 23 August 2019, that entrant, Swedish satellite broadband company, Ovzon, has signed a deal with European launch provider Arianespace for a 2021 launch utilising their Ariane 5 vehicle. The replaces a previously declared – recently described as simply a “preliminary agreement” – deal with US launch provider SpaceX for an 2020 launch using their Falcon Heavy vehicle. The launch will carry the company’s first dedicated satellite, the 1,500 kg, OVZON-3, which is currently under construction by US manufacturer Maxar SSL.

Update on 3 September 2019:  There was a bit of compensatory news for SpaceX. According to the announcement on 26 August, a SpaceX Falcon 9 has been signed to launch the 300kg Astranis 1 small communications satellite. The shared launch will take place in Q$ 2020.