Cable & Telecom

Kepler selects TESAT’s optical terminals for next-gen satellites

TORONTO — Canadian satellite telecommunications company Kepler Communications announced today it has selected Tesat-Spacecom (TESAT), a German satellite payload equipment provider, to supply optical inter-satellite links for its next-generation constellation. “TESAT’s ConLCT80 (constellation laser communication terminals) will be installed on Kepler’s first tranche of ÆTHER satellites, enabling optical service for The Kepler Network, a real-time, always-on communication network in Low Earth Orbit (LEO) providing the internet in space for space assets,” explains a Kepler press release. Kepler’s next generation of satellites will provide data on-demand at up to 2.5 Gbps for the end user, according to the press release. “The...

Our industry and COVID-19

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