Cable & Telecom

Telesat’s LEO service on track after satellite launch

OTTAWA - Telesat confirmed the successful launch of its first Low Earth Orbit (LEO) satellite, a move that it called an important milestone in its plans to deploy a global LEO constellation that will “revolutionize” broadband communications services around the world.The Phase 1 LEO satellite was launched aboard a Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle operated by the Indian Space Research Organization.  Telesat said that its LEO constellation will deliver high-performing, cost-effective, fibre-like broadband anywhere in the world, and that its initial constellation will consist of approximately 120 satellites by 2021, which could be expanded beyond this initial configuration.  The company’s Phase 1...

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.