Cable & Telecom

Telesat’s Telstar 11N ready for business

OTTAWA – Telesat has begun commercial service on its new Telstar 11N satellite which launched at the end of February. The satellite, which is located at 37.5 degrees West, utilizes 39 high powered Ku-band transponders to support video and data applications in North America, Europe, Africa and across the Atlantic Ocean. It is the first satellite to provide Ku-band coverage of the Atlantic Ocean from the Arctic Circle to the equator, the company said in a statement.