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Telesat to shrink Lightspeed constellation by 100 satellites

Telesat Lightspeed LEO satellite illustration

Telesat plans to decrease its Lightspeed broadband constellation by 100 satellites, CEO Dan Goldberg confirmed in an earnings call Friday (May 6). 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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Telesat extends Lightspeed capabilities with 5G partnership

File photo: Telesat Lightspeed satellite constellation will have 5G capabilities

Telesat announced Tuesday (Jan. 11) a new memorandum of agreement allowing it to advance its plans to implement rural 5G service through its Lightspeed satellite constellation, although the timeline of the deployment remains uncertain. 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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Telesat looks to augment its Lightspeed constellation with an additional 1373 satellites

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The US Federal Communications Commission (FCC) had a midnight deadline of November 4th for V-band non-geostationary (NGSO) satellite constellation applications. Nine companies applied and combined they would add over 37,000 satellites to low and medium Earth orbits. 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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Ontario invest $109 million in Telesat Lightspeed

Government of Ontario announcement

The government of Ontario announced today that it was investing $109 million into the Telesat Lightspeed Low Earth Orbit (LEO) telecommunication constellation. That brings the total investment for Lightspeed to $1.61 billion since last November. 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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Telesat revenue lower on COVID-19; IPO likely Q3; Faith in Blue Origin

Telesat LEO satellite constellation

Telesat reported its financial results last week for three months ending on March 31, 2021. The company saw revenue decrease 6%, adjusted for foreign exchange rates, to $190 million. 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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Telesat looks to raise US$500 million amid flurry of Lightspeed LEO activity

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Telesat announced yesterday a proposed secured note offering that would see the company raise up to US$500 million. It was the latest news in a recent flurry related to their Lightspeed LEO satellite network. 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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