Cable & Telecom

Telesat taps Erwin Hudson to lead its LEO satellite program

OTTAWA – Telesat has named Erwin Hudson as vice-president of its global low earth orbit program Telesat LEO.Hudson was CTO of WildBlue, an early satellite broadband provider later acquired by ViaSat, that began building its U.S. subscriber base using Ka-band spot beam capacity on Telesat’s Anik F2 satellite.  Prior to WildBlue, he held senior roles at Space Systems Loral and was director satellite communications at TRW Space & Electronics.  He holds a number of patents and his innovations, technical and commercial, have driven the growth of satellite broadband in markets around the world, says the announcement.Based at Telesat’s headquarters in...

Our industry and COVID-19

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