Thales Alenia Space to Build Telesat’s Broadband 298-satellite Constellation Lightspeed

February 9, 2021 – Thales Alenia Space has signed an agreement with leading global satellite operator Telesat to be the prime contractor on the construction of Lightspeed, its advanced LEO network, a multi-billion dollar project initially comprised of a fleet of 298 satellites. Following the intense work done on Lightspeed’s innovative design, this selection represents…

Telesat to Redefine Global Broadband Connectivity with Telesat Lightspeed

February 9, 2021 – Telesat announced today that it has entered into an agreement with Thales Alenia Space to be the prime manufacturer of Telesat’s global LEO constellation, Lightspeed, initially comprised of a fleet of 298 next-generation satellites integrated with an advanced ground network. Lightspeed is the most innovative, cutting-edge broadband satellite network ever conceived.…