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Telesat Forms Commercial Satellite Tech Demo Partnerships With General Dynamics, Ball Aerospace

Telesat has partnered with General Dynamics and Ball Aerospace to demonstrate space-based data exploitation and processing approaches with the use of commercial satellite technology. The partnerships will use Telesat-built satellite and network emulation systems for live demo events in support of the U.S. Air Force's Commercially Augmented Space Inter Networked Operations program.

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Maxar-Thales Alenia Space Consortium Reaches Significant Milestone for Telesat’s LEO Satellite Constellation

The Maxar and Thales Alenia Space Consortium has advanced its detailed and low-risk designs for Telesat’s LEO system, including system optimization, engineering trade-offs, requirements development and technology prototyping to establish compelling and mature designs for Telesat LEO’s space, ground and user terminal segments, Maxar announced on Monday.

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DARPA Taps Telesat for Satcom Tech Evaluation Contract; Don Brown Quoted

Telesat has received a contract from the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency to assess the capability of commercial satellite constellations in low-Earth orbit to support the Pentagon’s future broadband connectivity requirements and other space-based communication needs. The company said Tuesday it will collaborate with Leidos on the contract awarded through …

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SSL, Thales Alenia Partner to Design Telesat LEO Satellite

Maxar Technologies‘ SSL subsidiary and Thales Alenia Space have forged an alliance with the goal to build a fleet of low-Earth orbit satellites and an end-to-end system for Telesat. The partnership’s offering will include designing satellites, gateways, user terminals, operations centers and ground network, Maxar said Monday. Telesat aims to build a satellite constellation …

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SSL-Built Telesat Comms Satellite Begins Post-Launch Activity

A communications satellite that Maxar Technologies‘ SSL business produced for Telesat has started to conduct post-launch operations. The Telstar 19 VANTAGE satellite deployed its solar arrays on time after launching aboard a SpaceX-built Falcon 9 rocket at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida early Sunday morning, Maxar said Tuesday. On early Tuesday, the …

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General Dynamics, Telesat Partner to Build LEO Satellite User Terminals; Manny Mora Comments

General Dynamics‘ mission systems business and Telesat have signed a memorandum of understanding to jointly develop user terminals designed to operate with the latter company’s low-Earth orbit satellites. Canada-based Telesat said Tuesday its LEO constellation will initially consist of 120 satellites and be designed to provide fiber-like broadband connectivity for government and …

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Comtech Subsidiary to Deliver Infrastructure Equipment to Telesat

A Comtech Communications subsidiary has received a multi-million dollar order to deliver infrastructure equipment to global satellite firm Telesat. Comtech EF Data will provide equipment that will be used to support multi-gigabit connectivity coverage over Northern Canada’s Nunavut territory, Comtech said Monday. The ordered equipment include the CDM-760 Advanced High-Speed Trunking and Broadcast Modem and …

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Globecomm to Expand Coverage in Africa and Europe through Telesat Satellite

Globecomm will look to expand the reach of its DTH video footprint across sub-Saharan Africa and Europe through Telesat‘s high throughput satellite. Globecomm said Thursday its use of Telstar 12 VANTAGE‘s Ku-band coverage and power will help expand the company’s geographic coverage and services for customers in the media, maritime, government and Internet of …

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Telesat Orders Comms Satellite From MDA’s Space Systems Loral Subsidiary

Telesat has selected Space Systems Loral, a subsidiary of MacDonald Dettwiler and Associates, to produce a communications satellite for the satellite operator’s infrastructure in the Asia Pacific region. The Telstar 18 VANTAGE satellite will incorporate C- and Ku-band transponders and combine broad regional beams and high-throughput spot beams to help …

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Intelsat, Three Other Satellite Operators Establish Consortium to Facilitate Mid-Band Spectrum Clearing Process

Intelsat, SES, Eutelsat and Telesat have formed a consortium that will implement a proposal to obligate a portion of C-band spectrum for 5G terrestrial services. Intelsat said Monday the C-Band Alliance will facilitate technical and commercial processes to clear a portion of the 3.7K to 4.2K megahertz frequency band in …

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Matt Desch: Iridium Sees Satellite Internet of Things as ‘Strongest Growing Area’

Iridium Communications CEO Matt Desch has said satellite internet of things has become the “strongest growing area for the company,” Via Satellite reported Thursday. Desch noted that Iridium is not in competition with other satellite communications providers and works to differentiate itself. “We have always been different from other broadband networks,” he …

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