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Telesat, NSSLGlobal collaborate on Lightspeed LEO network


OTTAWA and SURREY, UK — Canadian satellite operator Telesat announced today it has signed a long-term strategic agreement with UK-based satellite communications provider NSSLGlobal to collaborate on the commercial and technical aspects of Telesat’s Lightspeed low Earth orbit (LEO) network. As part of the agreement, Telesat Lightspeed services will be integrated into NSSLGlobal’s value-added network, “providing an expanded service portfolio that delivers increased performance, flexibility and resiliency for customers,” says a Telesat press release. “As a key commercial launch partner, NSSLGlobal will provide a European end-user testing and trials facility for Telesat Lightspeed services at its UK Headquarters. From this...