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.…

February 2021

  • Airbus Signs Multi-satellite Contract with Intelsat for OneSat Flexible Satellites
  • EIB Supports Eutelsat for the Procurement and Launch of the KONNECT VHTS Satellite
  • OneWeb Secures Investment from Softbank and Hughes Network Systems
  • Satellogic and SpaceX Announce Multiple Launch Agreement

and more…

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Eutelsat and TelOne to Bring High Quality Broadband Connectivity to Zimbabwe

February 1, 2021 – Eutelsat Communications and TelOne, one of Zimbabwe’s leading Internet Service Providers, have signed a master service agreement to bring high quality satellite broadband to Zimbabwe. Under the terms of the multi-year agreement with Eutelsat’s broadband division, Konnect Africa, beginning in March 2021, TelOne (Pvt) Limited will leverage the operational flexibility and…