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Telesat Government Solutions

Resilient, Assured Global Communications

Telesat Government Solutions, a wholly owned subsidiary of leading satellite operator Telesat, provides the reliable and secure global communications network that the U.S. government and allies require – and the information superiority and mission assurance they demand. Leveraging our state-of-the-art satellite fleet, our secure and responsive global network offers resilient infrastructure; real-time operation management; and morale, welfare and recreation connectivity for remote personnel on long-term assignments.

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Data Transport Mesh Network in Space

Telesat Lightspeed™, our advanced, global Low Earth Orbit network, will soon offer unparalleled survivable and assured network connectivity. The system will leverage commercial LEO satellites and Optical Inter-Satellite Links (OISLs) for integrated, hybrid MilSatCom networking which, combined with Telesat’s longstanding engineering excellence, will deliver secure, reliable and cost-effective global connectivity for government and defense applications.


Proliferated Satellite Architecture with Unmatched Resiliency and These Key Benefits:
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High Throughput

Gigabits per second speeds to a remote, and multiple Tbps of capacity in the network ensures enterprise-grade, secure connectivity for unconstrained full motion HD video dissemination, multi-spectral imagery, and command and control links.

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True Global Coverage

Every point on earth is covered, including complete polar coverage

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Low Latency

Our network is about 20-times more responsive than today’s geosynchronous satellites and on par with fiber networks. Government users can be confident that Telesat Lightspeed delivers a faster OODA Loop decision cycle

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High Capacity

Our intelligent network can dynamically allocate bandwidth to theaters of operations with high traffic demand.

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Assured Access

Highly resilient network with multiple interconnected satellites and ground nodes without any single point of failure ensures networks always stay connected.

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Quick Service Deployment

Compliant with Metro Ethernet Forum (MEF) standards for seamless plug and play integration.

In the News


NASA Selects Telesat Government Solutions for Space-to-Space High Data Rate Connectivity            

Telesat Government Solutions announced a US$30.65 million Funded Space Act Agreement from NASA as a partner for its Communications Services Project (CSP).


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DARPA Awards Blackjack Track B Contract to Telesat U.S. Services       

DARPA (Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency) has awarded a contract to Telesat U.S. Services to deliver two spacecraft in less than one year to showcase the use of Optical Inter-Satellite Links (OISLs) in orbit for government requirements.                                

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Telesat Teams with Lockheed Martin on Space Development Agency Transport Layer

Telesat U.S. Services will support the integration of commercial space network with SDA government space network through the use of Optical Inter-satellite (OISL) links.                                                                                                   

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If you would like to learn more about any of our solutions, please get in touch with us today!

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