Nelco, Telesat collaborate to bring LEO satellite network to India
Nelco, Telesat collaborate to bring LEO satellite network to India – Tata group company Nelco has entered into a pact with global satellite operator Telesat to bring LEO satellite network to India, consistent with a press release.
Nelco and Telesat will collaborate on terrestrial facilities, commercial distribution, and regulatory frameworks to supply Telesat LEO satellite connectivity in India, the statement said and will help bridge the digital divide in remote and challenging locations, accelerate 5G expansion, and enable new levels of performance for enterprise, telecom, mobility and government broadband connectivity ashore, air and sea.
As this constellation satellite will provide complete coverage of India and superior enterprise connectivity within the country, subject to necessary regulatory clearances,” it said.
The availability of Telesat LEO network in India has the potential to supply a slew of advantages in areas entailing 4G/5G backhaul, mobile hotspots, distance education, telemedicine, village connectivity, additionally to maritime and in-flight connectivity.
Commenting on the event, satellite communication service provider Nelco CEO P J Nath said, “considering the large potential for Satcom services growth within the country within the coming years, we are continuously exploring the newest satellite technologies to bring better value to our customers and expand the market”, as Telesat will help in bringing LEO satellites into the country, which has the potential to revolutionize connectivity within the future,” he added.
Telesat’s Senior vice chairman, Corporate and Business Development, Michael Schwartz said that LEO’s secure, high throughput, the low-latency network will bring strong performance and adaptability for enterprise applications and extend the reach of terrestrial networks throughout the country.
Globally, the satellite communications industry has been growing leaps and bounds due to advancements in technology, brush regulations, and a rise in internet traffic demands.
With the potential opening of the space sector in India, Nelco, through its strategic relationship with Telesat, plans to serve new potential markets with high-bandwidth, low latency applications with Telesat LEO connectivity,” the statement added.
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