Telesat’s state-of-the-art R&D Lab has achieved global recognition for evaluating and commercializing advanced satellite-based services for customers in both the public and private sectors. Examples include:
World Broadcast Union (WBU)
Study to increase MPEG 4 performance and interoperability, a project that is driving improvements in efficiency and quality for all forms of video programming, including HDTV.
European Space Agency (ESA)
Boosting the performance of DVB-S2 technology that today enables customers to send 150 Mbps of throughput or more over a single 54 MHz transponder.
Canadian Space Agency (CSA)
Evaluating the propagation, performance and readiness of V-band for in-flight payload testing.
Telesat’s lab is staffed by experts with demonstrated ability to investigate and improve the commercial feasibility of virtually any satellite-based technology.