Cable & Telecom

Telesat signs first LEO customer

OTTAWA - Telesat and OmniAccess have signed a major, multi-year contract for broadband service on Telesat’s global Low Earth Orbit (LEO) satellite constellation, which is scheduled to enter commercial operations in 2022.Headquartered in Palma de Mallorca, OmniAccess is a specialized maritime connectivity solutions provider.  The agreement provides it with certain limited exclusivity to serve the superyacht market.According to the news release, Telesat LEO’s advanced combination of high throughput, low latency and full global coverage (including over the poles) will allow OmniAccess to deliver an unsurpassed user experience to its customers, including vessels on difficult to serve ocean routes. Telesat LEO will have...

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.