Telesat’s Proposal in the Government of Canada’s Consultation on the Reallocation of 3800 MHz Spectrum Is the Best and Fastest Path to Deliver Affordable, Advanced 5G and Broadband Connectivity to All Canadians

Telesat, a leading global Canadian satellite operator, welcomes Canada’s Ministry of Innovation, Science and Economic Development’s (ISED) inclusion of Telesat’s innovative proposal to expeditiously reallocate the highly desirable 3800 MHz, or “C-band,” mid-band spectrum from fixed satellite use to 5G services in their recently released consultation on the future of that band.

Telefónica Puts Telesat’s Phase 1 LEO Satellite to the Test

Testing campaign confirms Telesat LEO provides superior near fibre-like performance for high-end satellite services MADRID, SPAIN AND OTTAWA, CANADA, JUNE 04, 2020 –Telesat, a leading global satellite operator, and Telefónica International Wholesale Services (TIWS), the international wholesale services provider of the Telefónica Group, one of the world’s largest telecommunications companies, have completed live in-orbit testing […]

Telesat joins C Spire-led consortium on rural broadband access

Telesat to provide analysis tools, examples of innovative backhaul business models for affordable internet to rural America OTTAWA, CANADA, and Jackson, MS (May 13, 2020) Telesat, one of the largest and most successful global satellite operators, has joined a group of tech firms led by Mississippi-based C Spire working to bridge the “digital divide” and […]

Telesat Extends Condolences on the Passing of JR Shaw, Founder of Shaw Communications

OTTAWA, CANADA, March 25, 2020 – It is with profound sadness that the Telesat team offers its heartfelt sympathies and condolences to the family, friends and colleagues of JR Shaw, Founder and Chairman of Shaw Communications. “As a pioneer in Canada’s cable and telecommunications industry, JR had a profound, positive impact on the lives of […]

Telesat closes offices globally as cautionary measure due to COVID-19 pandemic

OTTAWA, CANADA, March 13, 2020 – Telesat today announced it has enacted its work from home policy in its offices globally effective March 16, 2020 in an effort to keep office workers safe and facilitate social distancing amidst the increase of COVID-19. Telesat provides critical satellite communications infrastructure to its customers and as such, has […]

SES and Telesat Applaud FCC’s Final C-band Report and Order

Luxembourg/Ottawa, Canada, 4 March 2020 – SES and Telesat, as founding members of the C-Band Alliance, again thank Chairman Ajit Pai and the Commission for their leadership and enormous efforts leading up to release of the final C-band Report and Order. Importantly, in the final order the FCC made necessary changes to the transition process […]

SES and Telesat Respond to FCC Adoption of C-band Report and Order

LUXEMBOURG AND OTTAWA, CANADA, February 28, 2020 – SES, S.A. and Telesat, as founding members of the C Band Alliance, today congratulate Chairman Ajit Pai and the Commission on the adoption of the C-band Report and Order.  This momentous decision is a win-win-win for U.S. leadership in 5G, American taxpayers, and the nearly 120 million […]