Cable & Telecom

Telesat chooses SatixFy modems for Lightspeed landing stations

OTTAWA and REHOVOT, Israel — Satellite operator Telesat and Israeli satellite communication systems provider SatixFy today announced an agreement to deploy SatixFy baseband modems for Telesat’s Lightspeed LEO network gateway earth stations throughout the world. “The SatixFy advanced Sx3099 landing station modems will be capable of processing up to 1.6 GHz of bandwidth in each direction, supporting 10 wideband carriers, uplink power control (UPC) and adaptive coding and modulation (ACM), and network data processing,” reads a Telesat press release. “Each landing station antenna will be capable of transmitting approximately 12 Gbps on the forward link and receiving approximately 6 Gbps on...

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