Cable & Telecom

Telesat buys DOCSIS terminals

OTTAWA – Canadian satellite owner/operator Telesat announced yesterday that it has signed a multi-year agreement to purchase DOCSIS-for-satellite Ka-band consumer terminals (CTs) from ViaSat Inc. Telesat chose ViaSat in March 2004 as the supplier of gateways and terminals for Telesat broadband consumer Ka-band services in Canada on the Anik F2 satellite, which launched in 2004. Anik F2 was built to help bridge the digital divide in areas not easily reached by high speed Internet in the traditional way of cable, telecom or wireless. Anik F2 is one of the first birds to provide North American consumers with ubiquitous service in...

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.