Telesat looks to raise US$500 million amid flurry of Lightspeed LEO activity

Lightspeed LEO satellite illustration. Credit: Telesat.

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.

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