Telesat Selects Cobham SATCOM for Telesat Lightspeed Landing Station Terminals

Allan Park Landing Station

Telesat (NASDAQ and TSX: TSAT), one of the world’s largest and most innovative satellite operators, and Cobham SATCOM, a leading global provider of satellite communications solutions to the land and maritime sectors, have announced an Agreement to deploy high-performance Cobham SATCOM 3-axis TRACKER 4000 terminals for the Telesat Lightspeed Landing Station network.

Telesat and ENCQOR 5G partner to transform and accelerate the delivery of next-generation 5G networks across Canada

Telesat (NASDAQ and TSX: TSAT), one of the world’s largest and most innovative satellite operators, and Canada’s ENCQOR 5G today announced a new strategic partnership. Through a shared promise from public and private sector industry leaders to advance 5G technology forward, investment and collaboration in an ultra-high-speed communications infrastructure will not only enable further developments and innovation of 5G and next-generation digital communication technologies, but will also drive economic growth for Canada and bring internet connectivity to the entire nation, including in both rural and urban areas.

SatixFy to Deliver Advanced Modems for 288 Landing Station Antennas across the Global Telesat Lightspeed Terrestrial Network

Telesat (NASDAQ and TSX: TSAT), one of the world’s largest and most innovative satellite operators and SatixFy, a leading provider of next-generation satellite communication and space systems based on in-house developed ASICs, today announced an agreement to deploy SatixFy baseband modem equipment for Telesat Lightspeed gateway earth stations throughout the world. The SatixFy advanced Sx3099 landing station modems will be capable of processing up to 1.6 GHz of bandwidth in each direction, supporting 10 wideband carriers, uplink power control (UPC) and adaptive coding and modulation (ACM), and network data processing. Each landing station antenna will be capable of transmitting approximately 12 Gbps on the forward link and receiving approximately 6 Gbps on the return link.

Telesat Becomes a Public Company, Marking A Significant Milestone in Support of its Compelling Growth Strategy

Telesat Corporation announced today that it is now a public company and will begin trading on the Nasdaq Global Select Market (“NASDAQ”) and the Toronto Stock Exchange (“TSX”) under the ticker symbol “TSAT”. This follows the closing of Telesat’s previously announced transaction with Loral Space & Communications Inc. (“Loral”) and Public Sector Pension Investment Board (“PSP Investments”) (the “Transaction”), in which Loral’s stockholders and Telesat Canada’s other equityholders have exchanged their interests for equity in Telesat’s new public holding structure.  Telesat did not issue new equity to raise additional cash financing as part of the Transaction.

Telesat Announces Executive Leadership Appointments

Telesat, one of the world’s largest and most innovative satellite operators, today announced the appointment of industry leader Glenn Katz as Chief Commercial Officer (CCO). In addition, Tom Eaton, previously Telesat’s Vice President of International Sales, is moving to the role of President of Telesat Government Solutions – a US-incorporated, wholly-owned subsidiary of Telesat.

Telesat Selects Ciena for Low Earth Orbit Terrestrial Network Technology

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 and Telesat Announce Strategic Co-operation Agreement for Telesat Lightspeed LEO Network

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 to receive $1.44 billion through Government of Canada investment, a major milestone towards completing the financing of Telesat Lightspeed

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.