Anuvu announced the largest in its series of satellite capacity deals to date, with an agreement with Telesat that will provide Anuvu and its customers with new Ka-band connectivity over the southeastern United States, the Caribbean , the Gulf of Mexico and Central America.
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Under the agreement, Anuvu will add approximately ten gigabits (10 GB) of Ka-band capacity from Telesat, starting in March 2022. This will be in addition to Anuvu’s existing global multi-band capacity on 54 satellites from 11 carriers. satellites around the world.
“This is an important milestone in our long-term plan which will culminate with our current global GEO network in Ka-band, Ku-band and C-band complemented by the Anuvu constellation of microGEO satellites and paving the way for connectivity LEO with Telesat Lightspeed,” explained Mike Pigott, Anuvu’s Executive Vice President for Connectivity.
This agreement is part of Anuvu’s “Bridge to LEO” program, intended to allow customers to start using terminals and capacity now, which are compatible with the Telesat Lightspeed LEO network for a fast and smooth upgrade.
“We are revolutionizing mobile connectivity with an open-architecture hybrid network model that will seamlessly integrate LEO and GEO satellite capabilities using the Anuvu Constellation Operating System (ACOS). Anuvu’s partnership model provides our customers with an integrated, flexible and state-of-the-art solution to meet ever-increasing end-user demand. It is a simple bridge between the best satellite technology of today and the best of the future,” added Pigott.