XTAR, LLC was founded in 2001 as a commercial communications satellite operator that dealt exclusively in providing services in the 7.25-8.4 GHz, X-band frequency radio transmission range.
It is an American private firm has providing services in the 7.25-8.4 GHz, X-band frequency radio transmission range for diplomatic, humanitarian and emergency disaster response operations.
The satiate fleet's technical features Edit
- High-powered 72 MHz transponders.
- 4 GB of X-band capacity.
- Coverage from Denver east to Singapore.
- Stackable fixed and steerable radio 'spot' location beams.
- A dual polarization system.
- On-board switching enabled.
- Compatible with existing X-band terminals.
- 4 degree spread spectrum system.
- Non-premptible service.
- Caribou encrypted command and control links.
- 5 satellites, 4 rented and 1 owned out right
The XTAR fleet uses the hosted payload model. It is run by Loral Space & Communications of New York. Loral Space & Communications Inc., and the Public Pension Investment Board of Canada bought Telesat from BCE Inc. in October 31, 2007, for CAD $3.25 billion; with Loral owning 64 percent of Telesat. it was merged with Loral Skynet and was spun off as a separate subsidiary firm.
- Space Satellites
- International Telecommunications Satellite Consortium (INTELSAT)