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Telesat secures up to $600 million of $1.75 billion Universal Broadband Fund

Prime Minister Trudeau announces Universal Broadband Fund

The Universal Broadband Fund was to have been announced in the spring, but due to the novel coronavirus COVID-19 it was delayed. That delay resulted in Telesat pushing back its plans to move forward with its Low Earth Orbit (LEO) satellite constellation program. This page is for subscribers only. Already a subscriber? Log in. Fact-driven space news, columns, business, policy, technology and more. Support independent …

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The Canadian Space Agency signs an agreement with Virgin Galactic

Virgin Galactic SpaceShipTwo and WhiteKnightTwo

Canadian researchers could be the beneficiaries of a memorandum of understanding signed last Friday between the Canadian Space Agency (CSA) and Virgin Galactic. This page is for subscribers only. Already a subscriber? Log in. Fact-driven space news, columns, business, policy, technology and more. Support independent journalism. SUBSCRIBE TODAY

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The Canadian Space Agency identifies 7 new priority technologies to develop

Canadian Space Agency

The Canadian Space Agency (CSA) has identified new priority technologies it's interested in developing and includes blockchain and new sensors for "the exploration of new worlds" among others. Up to eight contracts are available with a maximum funding of $8.1 million for all the contracts. This page is for subscribers only. Already a subscriber? Log in. Fact-driven space news, columns, business, policy, technology and more. …

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Initial SpaceX Starlink service in Canada will be limited

SpaceX Starlink terminal

The good news for those who have been waiting on the beta trial of the SpaceX Starlink service in Canada is that as soon as SpaceX gets approval from the Canadian government on its satellite spectrum license, SpaceX intends to roll-out its limited beta program as soon as possible. However, According to Elon Musk, CEO of SpaceX, the service in Canada does face another challenge.

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