- breakthrough deal delivers AQST’s fully electric Quantum 1000 platform
AQST Canada Inc., announced the signing of the memorandum of agreement for the supply of three (3) Ultra High Throughput Small Satellites. The total value for three satellites for the customer is over 240 million USD.
Under the scope of the agreement, AQST Canada will act as the primary contractor responsible for delivering the Very High Throughput (VHTS) Geostationary Earth Orbit satellites based on its fully electric platform, Quantum 1000.
Two of the satellites will leverage optical satellite communications systems to deliver more than 250Gbps of capacity from GEO. The third satellite is equipped with a Ka-band communications platform to deliver 60Gbps+ of capacity.