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Capacity Pool

Through a partnership between Telesat and the Government of Canada, Mobile Network Operators (MNOs) and Internet Service Providers (ISPs) and Indigenous ISPs now have access to a

Dedicated Telesat Lightspeed™ Capacity Pool at Highly Reduced Rates.

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The capacity pool can be used to expand services to unserved and underserved eligible communities in Canada, at highly subsidized rates. The Telesat Lightspeed capacity pool can be contracted for up to 10 years for the following purposes:
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To offer broadband services to their End Users of at least 50 Mbps download and 10 Mbps upload with unlimited data
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To deploy and offer the latest mobile wireless technology, currently LTE

The capacity pool and subsidized purchase price are based on Service Providers deploying user terminals that are approved by Telesat. Antennas must have performance that is equivalent or better than the following:
Antenna size (dual reflector)
G/T (dB/K)
100 cm

Telesat’s mission is to bridge the digital divide and achieve universal connectivity for all.

Download the Telesat Lightspeed Capacity Pool infographic.

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