Telesat extends Lightspeed capabilities with 5G partnership

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

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.

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About Elizabeth Howell

Is SpaceQ's Associate Editor as well as a business and science reporter, researcher and consultant. She recently received her Ph.D. from the University of North Dakota and is communications Instructor instructor at Algonquin College.