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Xplornet to stream new satellite’s launch

MARKHAM, ON – As Xplornet’s new 4G broadband satellite rockets in to space on October 19, the rural broadband provider will stream a live feed on its website. Xplornet has purchased 100% of the Canadian Ka-band capacity on the satellite, known as ViaSat-1, which it says that it will integral in providing Canadians in remote areas with a fast and affordable broadband connection.  The satellite service is expected to be available to Canadians by late this year. To watch the live launch from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan, click here.