Cable & Telecom

Telesat’s Anik F1R in orbit

BAIKONUR COSMODROME, Kazakhstan – New DTH TV capacity is on the way (once positioning and testing are done) as Telesat has successfully launched (below) its state-of-the-art Anik F1R satellite. The new bird will “provide valuable capacity for Canadian direct-to-home satellite television, along with a range of other telecommunications and broadcasting services. The spacecraft will also feature a navigation payload that will make North American air navigation more reliable and more accurate than ever before,” says the press release. That navigation payload will help guide aircraft. "The launch of Telesat's Anik F1R satellite reinforces our dedication to sophisticated, accessible and highly...

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.