Thales Alenia Space to Provide Optical Inter Satellite Links for Telesat’s Lightspeed Constellation

June 11, 2021 – As prime contractor for the construction of Telesat’s Lightspeed constellation, Thales Alenia Space is announcing today that the Optical Inter Satellite Links (OISL) on-board the Lightspeed satellites will be its advanced Optel-C product. Optical Inter Satellite Links will allow Lightspeed to provide global, mesh coverage around the world, including above the…