Tag Archives: Telesat

Telesat makes proposal to repurpose much of C-band services for 5G

Satellite dishes and data illustration, C-Band, spectrum

Telesat has sent a proposal to the Government of Canada to offer or modify part of its lucrative C-band allocation for 5G services, which would in turn give Canadian consumers, businesses and government departments faster service and more spectrum for the Internet of things. This page is for subscribers only. Already a subscriber? Log in. Fact-driven space news, columns, business, policy, technology and more. Support …

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Telesat reportedly moves closer to IPO to support LEO constellation

From left to right; Jeff Bezos, founder of Blue Origin, Dan Goldberg, CEO, Telesat, and Bob Smith, CEO, Blue Origin

Canadian satellite giant Telesat is likely weighing an initial public offering (IPO) as the company gets its low Earth orbit constellation ready to compete with U.S. giants such as SpaceX's Starlink. 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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C-COM gets funding for further phased array antenna testing

Concept: Connected Cars with Phased Array Antennas

On August 3rd, The Canadian Space Agency (CSA) revealed that C-COM had won a research grant for research into phased array antenna technology as part of the Canadian Space Technology Development Program's “Advanced technologies” stream. The Program, according to the CSA, is intended to “support the growth of the Canadian space industry and to reduce technological unknowns” in ways that will help the Canadian Space …

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Kepler wants to build a second constellation of 360 satellites for broadband services

Kepler Director of Space Systems, Jared Bottoms, and his team preparing to send two GEN1 satellites to Exolaunch for integration as part of their IoT constellation

Toronto based Kepler Communications isn't content with just its original constellation of 140 Internet of Things (IoT) low Earth orbit (LEO) satellites. It's filled applications with Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada (ISED) and the US Federal Communications Commission (FCC) for another larger constellation of 360 satellites that would offer a variety of broadband services. Those services could also be used by the military in …

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Are Telesat and the Canadian Government nearing an agreement on Telesat LEO?

Telesat Low Earth Orbit (LEO) satellite constellation

On July 23, 2019 the Canadian government and Telesat signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with respect to the government securing access to the Telesat LEO satellite constellation that was valid for one year. That MOU has since lapsed and SpaceQ has inquired with both Telesat and Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada (ISED) has to the current status of negotiations. This page is for …

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Comments by Maxar on Telesat LEO open to interpretation

Telesat Low Earth Orbit (LEO) satellite constellation

What was Maxar Technologies CEO Dan Jablonsky trying to tell analysts in the companies Q2 2020 conference call when during his opening comments when he said Maxar had "not factored the proposed Telesat LEO program into our current and multi-year outlook." Indeed that was a question that come up twice during the Q&A with analysts. This page is for subscribers only. Already a subscriber? Log …

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Telesat waits on OneWeb bankruptcy auction today

Orbital Coverage by OneWeb

The US bankruptcy auction of OneWeb assets is being held today and many analysts expect a strong bid by the UK government will win. 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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Customers wait on SpaceX Starlink internet service in Canada

SpaceX Starlink

If you live in area in Canada that lacks high-speed Internet, the news that the SpaceX Starlink internet service might be coming to you soon will be welcome news. However, customers will have to wait, how much longer is uncertain, but it seems unlikely the Starlink service will be available this year. This page is for subscribers only. Already a subscriber? Log in. Fact-driven space …

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Telesat and Loral could be combined into one public company

Telesat Low Earth Orbit (LEO) satellite constellation

As Telesat was holding its quarterly results call with investors, Loral Space and Communications, one of two principal shareholders in the company, announced the possible combination of Loral and Telesat. 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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