Cable & Telecom

Axesat signs on for South American capacity on Telesat’s Anik G1 satellite

OTTAWA – Telesat announced today that Axesat SA, a Colombia-based provider of VSAT services in South America, has signed a long-term contract for capacity on Telesat’s new Anik G1 satellite. Anik G1 began commercial operations earlier this month and is now providing communications services across the Americas. For South America, Anik G1 brings new C-band and Ku-band capacity to a region where Telesat has been capacity constrained. “Axesat is a leader in South American VSAT services with over 6,000 sites and we are delighted with their decision to use the powerful Ku-band capacity of Anik G1 to serve their growing...

Our industry and COVID-19

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