AST & Science raises $110M Series B led by Rakuten and Vodafone to build a broadband network via a constellation of satellites that link directly to smartphones (Caleb Henry/SpaceNews.com)

Caleb Henry / SpaceNews.com:
AST & Science raises $110M Series B led by Rakuten and Vodafone to build a broadband network via a constellation of satellites that link directly to smartphones  —  WASHINGTON — Japanese online shopping giant Rakuten and global telecom leader Vodafone led a $110 million investment …