OTTAWA and REHOVOT, Israel., December 01, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – Telesat (NASDAQ and TSX: TSAT), one of the world’s largest and most innovative satellite operators and SatixFy, a leading provider of next-generation space and satellite communication systems based on in-house developed ASICs, today announced an agreement to deploy SatixFy baseband modem equipment for earth stations Telesat Lightspeed gateways around the world. The SatixFy Sx3099 advanced landing station modems will be capable of handling up to 1.6 GHz of bandwidth in each direction, supporting 10 wideband carriers, uplink power control (UPC) and coding and adaptive modulation (ACM) and network data processing. Each landing station antenna will be capable of transmitting approximately 12 Gbit / s on the forward link and receiving approximately 6 Gbit / s on the reverse link.
This manufacturing agreement follows a previously announced agreement early access program validate and qualify the Sx3099 ASIC modem for use in Telesat Lightspeed ground infrastructure. Capabilities validated during the early access program include high-speed simultaneous transmit and receive performance and the passage of end-to-end traffic between the Sx3099 Ethernet ports and the RF interface using multi-carrier operations on the DVB-S2X radio interface.
“Packaged in a small, lightweight outdoor enclosure, SatixFy’s innovative technology and equipment offers a powerful value proposition for our gateway earth station network,” said Aneesh Dalvi, Director of LEO Landing Stations and Terminals. ‘Telesat users. “With SatixFy’s solution, we further optimized the size and capacity of our landing station while reducing deployment and operating costs. “
“We are honored to receive the first major land equipment program for Telesat’s LEO Lightspeed network,” said Yoel Gat, CEO of SatixFy. “We are confident that the high performance of the Sx3099 modem will provide a solid foundation for the advanced global Telesat Lightspeed network. “
With a legacy of engineering excellence, reliability and cutting-edge customer service, Telesat Corporation (“Telesat”) (NASDAQ and TSX: TSAT) is one of the world’s largest and largest satellite operators. more prosperous. Telesat works with its customers to provide essential connectivity solutions that tackle the world’s most complex communications challenges, delivering powerful benefits that improve their operations and drive profitable growth.
Constantly innovating to meet the connectivity demands of the future, Telesat Lightspeed, the company’s low Earth orbit (LEO) satellite network, will be the first and only LEO network optimized to meet the rigorous demands of telecom customers, government, maritime and aeronautics. Operating under its priority international rights to Ka-band spectrum, Telesat Lightspeed will redefine global satellite connectivity with ubiquitous, affordable, high-capacity links with speeds similar to fiber. For updates on Telesat, follow us on Twitter, LinkedIn, or visit www.telesat.com.
SatixFy is a vertically integrated company that supplies chips and products across the satellite communications value chain (satcom). Its products enable critical remote connectivity applications on a global scale and incorporate the latest technological advances. SatixFy designs its own proprietary silicon chips, codes its software, builds its products, and designs end-to-end systems for use in various applications and services, such as in-flight connectivity, IoT, communications payloads, consumer broadband, etc. The company leverages its research and development (R&D) and technical capabilities to design standard communication products and systems with the most desirable qualities, such as: higher capacity, lower power consumption, low weight lower and lower cost.
For more information visit: www.satixfy.com.
Gregory FCA for Telesat
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