Air Canada has reached an agreement with Intelsat to provide connectivity systems for nearly 100 additional aircraft across the airline’s fleet, including Intelsat’s new multi-orbit, electronically steered array (ESA) antenna for aircraft in the airline’s regional jet fleet.
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Vital new satellite capacity will be delivered to Canada’s north, including all 25 communities of Nunavut, following a partnership signed between SSi Canada, the developer-operator of QINIQ broadband and SSi Mobile services in Nunavut, and SES Networks, the leader in global content connectivity solutions.
Rogers Communications announced its partnership with Lynk Global to test and bring satellite-to-phone connectivity across Canada. Rogers has already conducted successful technical tests with Lynk satellites in remote British Columbia and will start testing in Atlantic Canada.
Intelsat today completed its acquisition of the Commercial Aviation business of Gogo, creating the world’s leading provider of inflight broadband connectivity to the commercial aviation industry.
Franco-Italian group Thales Alenia Space has won a multi-billion dollar contract for a huge constellation of telecom satellites for the Canadian group Telesat.
After months of consideration, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has finally granted SpaceX a license for up to a million terminals that would work on the ground with the company’s Starlink satellite constellation to deliver global broadband internet service.