Cable & Telecom

Telesat loses LEO satellite

VOSTOCHNY COSMODROME, EASTERN RUSSIA – Telesat’s Low Earth Orbit (LEO) satellite program has hit a snag after a Russian satellite failed to enter orbit as planned.The Canadian satellite operator said Tuesday that the Soyuz 2 launch vehicle that was to place 19 spacecraft into orbit, including Telesat’s first Phase 1 LEO satellite, has failed.“Notwithstanding this failure, Telesat’s plans to develop a state-of-the-art, high capacity LEO constellation that will deliver transformative, low latency, fiber-like broadband to commercial and government users worldwide, remain on track”, reads a company statement.  “A second Phase 1 LEO satellite is scheduled for launch in the coming...

Our industry and COVID-19

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