Gilat Launches Next Generation VSAT Family Supporting 5G Networks and LEO/MEO Constellations

February 18, 2021 – Gilat Satellite Networks Ltd. announced the launch of its next generation family of VSATs, Aquarius, supporting 5G networks and LEO/MEO constellations. The ultra-high-performance, multi-orbit VSATs provide over 2 Gigabits per second of concurrent speeds and support seamless satellite handover. As 5G networks are deployed and customer demands continue to exponentially grow,…

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.…