Cable & Telecom

U.S. satellite operator eyes Canada’s north

SCARSDALE, NY – American satellite operator Hunter Communications has launched in Canada with an aim to provide coverage – and competition - in Canada’s north.Hunter said that it is selling satellite space segment now on its hosted payload, first using the Satmex 5 satellite that will then be supplemented with additional capacity on Satmex 7 in approximately two years.  The Satmex 5 satellite has been positioned to serve all of North America, with an emphasis on northern Canada, and the company said Satmex 7 will have an even more tailored coverage of northern Canada. With an orbital position of 114.9...