Cable & Telecom

Telesat, Telefónica Global Solutions complete Brazil’s first 5G LEO backhaul demo

OTTAWA and SÃO PAULO, Brazil — Satellite operator Telesat and global telecommunications provider Telefónica Group announced today the successful completion of the first 5G backhaul demonstration over low Earth orbit (LEO) satellite in Brazil and Latin America. “The testing campaign was managed with Telefónica Global Solutions (TGS), the Telefónica Group’s satellite service provider, with the participation of its engineering teams together with those of Telesat. The Telesat Phase 1 LEO satellite layer 2 backhaul link was connected to TGS’s state-of-the-art 5G test environment,” explains a press release. For the test, “an 85cm Intellian gyro-stabilized Ka-band terminal with a 10 Watt...

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