Cable & Telecom

Telesat to take its global LEO service Stateside

OTTAWA – Telesat has received approval from the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to offer its global, Low Earth Orbit (LEO) satellite constellation to the U.S, market.The global satellite operator said that it has worldwide rights to the use of approximately 4 GHz of Ka-band spectrum for its LEO system, which is ideal for high-performing broadband satellite networks.  The LEO system will both enable and accelerate the world’s digital transformation by providing high-performing, cost-effective, fibre-like broadband anywhere in the world for business, government and individual users.The initial constellation will consist of around 120 satellites by 2021, and the company said that...

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.