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2013-12-30 08:20:34

LONDON, Dec. 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report: Global Fixed Satellite Service Market 2012-2016 TechNavio's analysts forecast the Global Fixed Satellite Service market to grow at a CAGR of 5.44 percent over the period 2012-2016. One of the key factors contributing to this market growth is the increasing demand for TV and video transponders. The Global Fixed Satellite Service market has also been witnessing the increasing number of...

2013-11-05 20:24:04

OTTAWA, Nov. 5, 2013 /CNW/ - Telesat, Canada's premiere satellite operator, welcomes Industry Canada's decisions on the licensing framework released earlier today for fixed-satellite service and broadcasting-satellite service as well as revised fee proposals. These decisions represent a major overhaul of the existing framework and will enhance the international competitiveness of Canadian commercial satellite operators. Telesat congratulates the Government of Canada and Minister...

2013-09-10 08:20:47

ANAHEIM, California, September 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Panasonic Avionics Corporation today announced that it has significantly enhanced the coverage and capacity of its in-flight connectivity service over South America through the use of Telesat's new Anik G1 satellite. Anik G1, which began commercial service in May, dramatically increases capacity over South America with greater power than earlier generation satellites covering this rapidly growing region. David...

2013-08-15 08:34:37

Telesat will combine Lemko wireless broadband solutions with its satellites and networking expertise to deploy advanced broadband solutions in rural and remote parts of Canada ITASCA, Ill., Aug. 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Lemko Corporation, the leader in Re-Engineering Mobility for Internet Economics, announced today that it has entered into an arrangement with Canada's premiere satellite operator, Telesat, that will enable both companies to bring advanced broadband services, including...

2013-04-16 12:20:50

Following successful April 15 launch, Anik G1 deploys solar arrays and continues progress to geostationary orbit PALO ALTO, CA, April 16, 2013 /CNW/ - Space Systems/Loral (SSL), a leading provider of commercial satellites, today announced that the Anik G1 satellite, designed and built for Telesat, one of the world's top satellite operators, was launched yesterday and is successfully performing post-launch maneuvers according to plan. The satellite deployed its solar arrays on schedule...

2013-04-16 08:33:51

Multi-mission satellite to support DTH services for Shaw Direct in Canada, X-band services in the Americas and Pacific Ocean Region, and C-band and Ku-band services in South America BAIKONUR SPACE CENTER, Kazakhstan, April 16, 2013 /CNW/ - Telesat, a leading global fixed satellite services operator, announced today that an ILS Proton rocket has successfully launched Telesat's powerful Anik G1 satellite. Anik G1 will be located at 107.3 degrees West providing a range of...

2012-11-30 20:23:01

OTTAWA, Nov. 30, 2012 /CNW/ - Telesat, Canada's premiere satellite operator, would like to express its appreciation to Finance Minister James Flaherty and the Canadian Government for its invitation to participate in today's pre-budget consultation roundtable that focused on the continued implementation of Canada's Economic Action Plan and on addressing long-term economic challenges.  The four hour session involved participants across all regions of the country drawn from...

2012-11-29 20:22:51

Mr. Emerson and his colleagues underscore the strategic importance of Canada's space industry and the need for timely Government action OTTAWA, Nov. 29, 2012 /CNW/ - Telesat, Canada's premiere satellite operator, welcomes the Report of the Aerospace Review released earlier today and believes that its recommendations provide a clear path forward for the Government of Canada. Telesat congratulates Minister Paradis for mandating the Aerospace Review and Mr. Emerson and his colleagues...

2012-05-14 02:32:35

PALO ALTO, Calif. and GERMANTOWN, Md., May 14, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Space Systems/Loral (SS/L), the world's leading provider of commercial satellites, today announced that the EchoStar XVII satellite, designed and built for Hughes Network Systems, LLC (Hughes), a wholly owned subsidiary of EchoStar Corporation (NASDAQ: SATS), has arrived at the European Spaceport in Kourou, French Guiana, where it will be launched aboard an Ariane 5 launch vehicle by Arianespace. One of the highest...

2011-10-06 15:49:00

CARLSBAD, Calif., Oct. 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- ViaSat Inc. (NASDAQ: VSAT) is reporting that WildBlue service from the Telesat Anik F2 satellite is experiencing an outage due to a technical anomaly, as reported by Telesat earlier today. Based on estimates provided by Telesat, ViaSat projects that WildBlue customers receiving service through Anik F2 will be restored by tomorrow morning. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20091216/VIASATLOGO) About ViaSat ViaSat delivers fast,...