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July 31, 2018
Telesat selects Thales-Maxar team for LEO constellation design work

WASHINGTON — Canadian fleet operator Telesat on July 30 selected Thales Alenia Space and Maxar Technologies’ Space Systems Loral division to collaborate on the design of its low Earth orbit broadband satellite constellation.

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February 28, 2018
Canada budgets a boost for LEO broadband constellations

VICTORIA, British Columbia — The Canadian government will support the development of low-Earth-orbit satellites that can bring internet services to rural parts of the country.

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January 31, 2018
New companies needed to maintain small satellite market growth

WASHINGTON — The number of small satellites launched in 2017 exceeded even the most optimistic forecasts, but continued growth of the market will require new companies to start deploying constellations in the next few years.