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Telesat reports rising expenses and drops in revenue, profit for Q2

telecom | 08/13/2021 3:28 pm EDT

Telesat Corporation, a newly-public satellite company with plans to connect Canadian communities to broadband internet using a low earth orbit (LEO) satellite constellation,...

Telesat inks $109M deal with Ontario

telecom | 08/06/2021 4:52 pm EDT

Telesat Holdings Inc.'s push to become Canada's biggest purveyor of low-earth orbit satellites (LEO) got another boost Friday, as it announced a $109 million deal with the government of Ontario.  In exchange for the money, Telesat  says it will hire more workers in the...

Telesat needs proceeds from 3800 MHz to compete: CEO

telecom | 03/11/2021 6:11 pm EST

If Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada doesn't approve Telesat Holdings Inc.'s proposal...

Telesat announces LEOS constellation Lightspeed to launch in 2023

telecom | 02/09/2021 5:39 pm EST

Telesat Holdings Inc. announced today that the company will partner with French-Italian company Thales Alenia Space for the manufacture of post of its low-earth orbit satellite (LEOS) constellation,...

Going public gives ‘more optionality’ for funding LEOS, Telesat CEO says

telecom | 11/24/2020 7:04 pm EST

A corporate restructuring that will see Telesat Holdings Inc. go public and...

LEO providers aiming to meet gov’t connectivity goals within 3 years

telecom | 11/18/2020 2:36 pm EST

Telesat Holdings Inc. and Space Exploration Technologies Corp. (SpaceX) both said Tuesday they plan to provide broadband connectivity to remote and rural areas of Canada seven years ahead of the...

Telesat hires new CFO

telecom | 12/12/2019 3:40 pm EST

Satellite service provider Telesat Holdings Inc. has named Andrew Browne as its new chief financial officer on Thursday, following the retirement of Michel Cayouette.  Browne has financial experience in the satellite industry going as far back as at least 1995, according to a press release. That includes executive positions at SES most recently, as well as previously-held positions at O3b Networks, Intelsat, and New Skies Satellites, where he worked alongside Telesat’s current CEO, Dan Goldberg.  “His vast...

FCC grants access to U.S. market for Telesat LEO satellite service

telecom | 11/07/2017 5:46 pm EST

Telesat Holdings Inc. will be allowed to offer internet service based on...