Cable & Telecom

Telesat’s new Telstar 19 Vantage satellite ready for commercial service

OTTAWA – Just weeks after its launch, Telesat’s new Telstar 19 Vantage high throughput satellite (HTS) is fully operational at 63 degrees West and has entered commercial service.Launched in July, the new bird promises to bring a new level of performance and value for satellite broadband requirements on land, at sea and in the air, with distinct zones of coverage across the Americas and Atlantic that combine regional beams and high throughput spot beams in Ku-band with additional HTS spot beams in Ka-band, says the release.As reported, Telesat has long-term contracts for the entire Ka-band capacity of Telstar 19 Vantage over...

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.