Cable & Telecom

New bird coming for Telesat

OTTAWA – With an expected launch in late 2015, Telesat said today it has purchased a new multi-mission satellite from European manufacturer Astrium that will replace Telesat’s Telstar 12 satellite at 15 degrees West. The new state-of-the-art satellite, called Telstar 12 Vantage, will utilize a combination of broad regional beams and more focused high throughput spot beams to increase capacity and offer superior performance for broadband networks on the ground, in the air and at sea while significantly expanding coverage of growing markets in South America, the Atlantic and Europe, Middle East and Africa region. By using Ku-band across all...

Our industry and COVID-19

We've gathered a number of links where Canadian cable, radio, television, telecom and wireless companies have posted their responses to the Covid-19 pandemic.