Telesat selects Ciena platforms for Lightspeed terrestrial backhaul network

Tuesday 12 October 2021 | 16:58 CET | News
Satellite operator Telesat is deploying Ciena's routing and switching platforms for its Telesat Lightspeed terrestrial backhaul network. Telesat said Ciena's systems will ensure that Telesat's network takes advantage of emerging technologies including network functions virtualization (NFV) and edge computing, to efficiently support both existing and future customer requirements. The Telesat Lightspeed network will initially include 298 advanced Low Earth Orbit (LEO) satellites that will integrate with terrestrial networks.

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Categories: Internet / Broadcast & Satellite
Companies: Ciena / Telesat
Countries: Canada / World
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