Cable & Telecom

Telesat partners with SatixFy to validate modem designs for LEO network

OTTAWA — Satellite operator Telesat announced today an agreement with Israeli satellite communications technology company SatixFy to collaborate on advanced modem designs for landing stations and user terminals for Telesat’s Lightspeed low Earth orbit (LEO) satellite network. The agreement provides Telesat early access to SatixFy’s second-generation, high-performance Sx3099 modem chip which is capable of processing multiple gigabits per second in both transmit and receive directions. Telesat is the first customer for the Sx3099. Under the agreement, the companies will perform a six-month requirements verification program, focused on the development and testing of evaluation boards and prototype modem units. The companies...

Our industry and COVID-19

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