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Telesat Orders Two Prototype LEO HTS Satellites from SSL and SSTL

Friday, April 29, 2016   (0 Comments)
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Telesat has signed contracts with California-based Space Systems Loral (SSL) and U.K.-based Surrey Satellite Technology Limited (SSTL) for two prototype Ka-band satellites to serve as part of a test and validation phase for an advanced, global Low Earth Orbit (LEO) constellation. Through an authorization from Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada (ISED), Telesat has secured priority rights to certain Ka-band spectrum in Non-Geostationary Orbits (NGSO) at the International Telecommunications Union (ITU) to operate such a constellation.

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