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Wireless Backhaul

City-Quality Connectivity Everywhere

With our state-of-the-art satellite fleet, engineering excellence, and industry-leading technical expertise, Telesat offers mobile network operators reliable and cost-effective satellite connectivity to seamlessly extend dependable and secure connectivity, enabling an economically viable infrastructure for underserved communities to have reliable wireless connectivity.

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Telesat Lightspeed™, our advanced, global Low Earth Orbit network, will provide the cutting-edge, low latency and low cost backhaul links to extend coverage for 4G LTE and 5G networks as well as IoT data. With Telesat Lightspeed, we will bridge the digital divide with our advanced network architecture, expanding high-quality coverage and delivering seamless fiber-like backhaul for a superior customer experience.


A Ubiquitous Transport Alternative that Delivers Wireline Quality and Wireless Flexibility – at Disruptive Economics.

With Telesat Lightspeed, Mobile Network Operators can rely on these unique benefits:

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Unlock Revenue Pools

Increase revenue by selling more services and lower churn rates with enhanced network performance. Bring in new connectivity to unserved areas or expand coverage of 4G/5G networks.

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Low Latency

Gigabits per second speeds and 20 times more responsive than today’s satellites for better voice, video streaming and security that matches fibre connectivity.

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Always On

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

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Quick Service Deployment

Compliant with Metro Ethernet Forum (MEF) standards for seamless plug and play integration provides the ability to rapidly set up connectivity anywhere, anytime.

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Global, Scalable

Every point on Earth is covered, with multiple Tbps of capacity in the network to deliver enterprise-grade connectivity.

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In the News

Telesat, Vodafone and the University of Surrey’s 5G Innovation Centre conduct the world’s first 5G backhaul demonstration over LEO.

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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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