North America Video

Demand for sports and other forms of video content – both for home and mobile viewing – continues to grow across North America. Telesat satellites support advanced distribution platforms for HDTV, IPTV, VOD and mobile content, as well as contribution and specialized services.

Main Telesat offerings consist of:

  • Full Time Video Services – Telesat’s full-time video services are available in full, partial or channelized transponders and in specific blocks or power equivalent bandwidths (PEB). Partial transponder services can be customized to meet specific transmission needs, and Telesat will calculate link budgets to optimize your transponder resources (power and bandwidth).
  • Occasional Use (OU) Services – Telesat has facilities available for any type of OU (analog and digital)requirement - be it a single 5 minute feed, a feed for a few hours, or many feeds requiring blocks of time scattered throughout a week, month or year. OU service requirements are supported by a Telesat subsidiary, The SPACECONNECTION, Inc, whose highly experienced staff can provide all the elements required for your project.
  • Transmission Services, Options & End-to-End Solutions – Whatever your needs for television transmission, Telesat can help you put together the right offering. Our digital option bundles encoding, uplink, and space segment into one package. And our Full-Service Solution does everything for you: network design, implementation and operation. Telesat can supply you with video products from Cisco and Ericsson, including encoders for broadcasters and receivers for video distributors (both cable and satellite).
  • Digital Video Compression – Telesat offers a cost-effective and highly reliable video distribution service using a shared DVC platform enabling programmers to attract new audiences through unique and affordable means. At Telesat, we ensure clients have the best solution possible. Our in-house engineers are experts in the latest video compression technologies. Customers can leverage our experience with North American broadcasters and our coverage of all Canadian cable head-ends using Anik satellites which form the foundation of Canada’s cable and broadcast neighbourhood to provide HD programming and the latest forms of video entertainment.

If you are considering video distribution, contribution, or occasional use services, do what many industry colleagues in North America have already done and contact your Telesat representative.