Cable & Telecom

Ciel selects Saskatoon satellite control centre

OTTAWA and SASKATOON – With a new satellite set launch late next year, Canada’s youngest satellite company, Ciel Satellite Group, announced today that it has selected SED Systems, a division of Calian Ltd, to expand SED’s satellite control center facilities in Saskatoon in preparation for that new bird. The expanded facilities will be used for the initiation of tracking, telemetry and control (TT&C) operations for Ciel-2, the satellite which is planned for operation by the first quarter of 2009. “Establishing the Ciel TT&C center is an important milestone in our development as Canada’s newest satellite operator,” said Dave Lewis, president...

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