Cable & Telecom

Telesat preps for live demos of its Phase 1 LEO satellite

OTTAWA - Telesat said Tuesday that orbit raising and payload testing on its Phase 1 LEO satellite have been completed and that the spacecraft is now ready to support live demonstrations of its capabilities.Telesat’s LEO constellation, once fully deployed, will deliver transformative, low latency, fibre-like broadband for commercial and government users throughout the world.  The initial constellation will consist of approximately 120 state-of-the-art satellites providing full global coverage, and Telesat is evaluating options to expand its system beyond this initial configuration, reads the news release.Satellite industry leaders including Global Eagle Entertainment, OmniAccess and Optus Satellite have agreed to collaborate 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.