Cable & Telecom

Kepler and Kymeta conduct cold LEO test in far north

TORONTO and REDMOND, Wash. — Canadian satellite telecommunications company Kepler Communications today announced the successful demonstration of satellite antenna manufacturer Kymeta’s flat-panel u8 terminal (above) with LEO satellite acquisition, tracking and throughput measurements during extreme cold weather conditions in Canada’s north. The collaboration is supporting Kymeta’s goal to develop future-proof solutions with a clear LEO upgrade path and compatibility with growing mega constellations, says the press release. Kepler was selected in 2020 for an extended u8 beta trial in Inuvik, where frequent revisit times from Kepler’s LEO satellites combined with the local environment of cold weather, snow and ice provided...

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