Cable & Telecom

Telesat and Nelco complete successful LEO demos in India

OTTAWA and MAHAPE, India — Global satellite operator Telesat and Nelco, India’s leading satellite communication service provider, announced today they have successfully conducted their first in-orbit demonstration of high-speed broadband connectivity in India using Telesat’s Phase 1 low Earth orbit (LEO) satellite. “The testing campaign was conducted from April 25th to 29th 2022 at Nelco’s Mahape teleport and leveraged an 85-cm Intellian parabolic antenna to connect to Telesat’s Phase 1 LEO satellite,” explains a press release. More than 50 representatives from enterprise and telecom companies and government departments participated in the live, proof-of-concept demonstration, “witnessing high-speed, fibre-like performance with 35 millisecond roundtrip...

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