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Nov 05, 2013, 17:31 ET

Telesat Welcomes Today's Decisions by Industry Canada that Will Streamline Regulatory Burdens Faced by Canadian Satellite Operators and Speed Delivery of State-of-the-Art Satellite Services to All Canadians

OTTAWA, Nov. 5, 2013 /CNW/ - Telesat, Canada's premiere satellite operator, welcomes Industry Canada's decisions on the licensing framework...

Apr 16, 2013, 08:00 ET

Telesat Successfully Launches Anik G1 Satellite

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...

Nov 30, 2012, 17:25 ET

Telesat Thanks the Canadian Government for Invitation to Participate in Today's Pre-budget Consultation Roundtable Held in Victoria, BC

OTTAWA, Nov. 30, 2012 /CNW/ - Telesat, Canada's premiere satellite operator, would like to express its appreciation to Finance Minister James...

Nov 29, 2012, 18:21 ET

Telesat Strongly Supports the Recommendations of the Aerospace Review on Canada's Future in Space

Mr. Emerson and his colleagues underscore the strategic importance of Canada's space industry and the need for timely Government action OTTAWA,...

Jul 16, 2009, 09:15 ET

Telesat orders state-of-the-art satellite to replace Telstar 14

New Telstar 14R/Estrela do Sul 2 satellite to be operational in 2011 OTTAWA, July 16 /PRNewswire/ - Telesat, the world's fourth largest fixed...

Jun 17, 2009, 16:01 ET

Telesat hosts advanced HDTV technology tests at Ottawa R D lab

Real-time interoperability testing of latest MPEG-4 technology will ensure high-quality programming for viewers around the world OTTAWA,...

Jun 16, 2009, 17:19 ET

Telesat Signs Capacity Deal on T11N with Intersat Africa

Expanded Broadband Services to African Continent Now Offered via Telesat's Newest Satellite OTTAWA, June 16...

Jun 03, 2009, 17:31 ET

Telesat appoints new Vice President, International Sales

OTTAWA, June 3 /PRNewswire/ - Telesat Holdings Inc. (Telesat), the world's fourth largest satellite operator, announced today the appointment...

Mar 31, 2009, 13:10 ET

Telesat's Telstar 11N satellite begins commercial service

Strong demand for Ku-band coverage of Africa and the Atlantic Ocean Region builds growing utilization of Telesat's newest satellite OTTAWA,...

Feb 27, 2009, 08:00 ET

Telesat successfully launches Telstar 11N satellite

Satellite connects North America, Europe and Africa; serves growing demand for mobile broadband from maritime and aero markets. BAIKONUR...

Jan 06, 2005, 00:00 ET

Telesat acquires leading U.S. satellite services company

NORTH HOLLYWOOD, CA and OTTAWA, ON, Jan. 6 /PRNewswire/ - Telesat, one of the world's most experienced satellite operators, announced today that...

Mar 03, 2004, 00:00 ET

Telesat named best regional satellite operator by Frost & Sullivan

WASHINGTON, DC, March 3 /PRNewswire/ - Telesat, the world's longest- standing commercial satellite operator, announced today that it is the...

Oct 20, 2003, 01:00 ET

Telesat expands operations with new facility in Detroit area

MACOMB, MI, Oct. 20 /PRNewswire/ - Telesat, one of the world's most experienced satellite companies, announced today that it has opened a new...

Oct 20, 2003, 01:00 ET

Telesat expands operations with new facility in Detroit area

MACOMB, MI, Oct. 20 /PRNewswire/ - Telesat, one of the world's most experienced satellite companies is expanding into Michigan and increasing its...

Nov 21, 2000, 00:00 ET

Telesat launches world's most powerful communications satellite.

KOUROU, French Guiana, Nov. 21 /PRNewswire/ - Telesat Canada today celebrated the successful launch of Anik F1 -- a Boeing 702 spacecraft that...

Nov 16, 2000, 00:00 ET

Broadcasting history in the making - Telesat's Anik F1, world's most powerful communications satellite, launches next Monday - and you can tune in!

TORONTO, Nov. 16 /PRNewswire/ - On Monday November 20th, Telesat's Anik F1, the world's most powerful communications satellite, will be launched....

Feb 03, 2000, 00:00 ET

Telesat Signs Multi-Million Dollar Deal with XM Satellite Radio

WASHINGTON, Feb. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Telesat Canada today announced that it has been awarded a 15-year contract with Washington, DC-based XM...

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