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As one of the largest and most successful global satellite operators, Telesat works collaboratively with its customers to deliver critical connectivity solutions that tackle the world’s most complex communications challenges. Our Telesat Lightspeed™ network will revolutionize global broadband connectivity by delivering a combination of high capacity, security, resiliency and affordability with ultra-low latency and fibre-like speeds.

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VER, Md., U.S.A. – October 12, 2021 – Telesat, one of the world’s largest and most innovative satellite operators, is deploying Routing and Switching platforms from Ciena (NYSE: CIEN) for its Telesat Lightspeed terrestrial backhaul network. Ciena’s advanced routing and switching technology will ensure that Telesat has a modern, cost-effective network that takes advantage of emerging technologies including network functions virtualization (NFV) and edge computing to efficiently support both existing and future customer requirements.
NSSLGlobal, a leading independent service provider of satellite communications to the government and maritime industry and Telesat, one of the world’s largest and most innovative satellite operators, have today signed a long-term strategic co-operation agreement to collaborate on the commercial and technical aspects of Telesat’s new Low Earth Orbit (LEO) constellation, Telesat Lightspeed, initially consisting of a global mesh network of 298 state-of the-art LEO satellites that are seamlessly integrated with on-ground data networks.  Telesat Lightspeed will be the world’s most advanced LEO network, optimized to serve the critical connectivity requirements of enterprise, government and mobility customers.
Telesat today announced its financial results for the three and six-month periods ended June 30, 2021. All amounts are in Canadian dollars and reported under International Financial Reporting Standards (“IFRS”) unless otherwise noted.
Telesat, one of the world’s largest and most innovative satellite operators, announced today that it expects to receive a $1.44 billion investment from the Government of Canada to support Telesat Lightspeed, the world’s most advanced Low Earth Orbit (LEO) satellite network. This investment will drive economic growth and innovation in Canada and help ensure affordable broadband Internet and LTE/5G connectivity for all Canadians.
Telesat, one of the world’s largest and most innovative satellite operators proudly headquartered in Ontario for over 50 years, and the Government of Ontario today announced that they have partnered to bridge the digital divide in Ontario by leveraging Telesat’s advanced, state-of-the-art Low-Earth Orbit (LEO) satellite network, Telesat Lightspeed.

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