Telesat Holdings Inc. Year End 2012 Conference Call

Telesat Holdings Inc. Year End 2012 Conference Call

OTTAWA, Feb. 14, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Telesat (TELSAT 11 11/01/15 Corp)
(TELSAT 12 1/2 11/01/17 Corp) has scheduled a conference call on Thursday,
February 21, 2013, at 10:30 a.m. ET to discuss its financial results for the
three month and one year periods ended December 31, 2012, and other recent
developments. The call will be hosted by Daniel S. Goldberg, President and
Chief Executive Officer, and Michel Cayouette, Chief Financial Officer, of

Prior to the commencement of the call, Telesat will post a press release and
financial statements to its website ( under the tab "News &
Events" and the heading "Press Releases".

  Dial-in Instructions:

  The toll-free dial-in number for the teleconference is +1 (866)
  226-1792.Callers outside of North America should dial +1 (416)
  340-2216.The access code is 4154246.Please allow at least 15 minutes prior
  to the scheduled start time to connect to the teleconference.

  Dial-in Audio Replay:

  A replay of the teleconference will be available one hour after the end of
  the call on February 21, 2013, until 11:59 p.m. ET on March 7, 2013.To
  access the replay, please call +1 (800) 408-3053.Callers outside of North
  America should dial +1 (905) 694-9451.The access code is 4062045 followed
  by the number sign (#).

About Telesat (

Telesat is a leading global fixed satellite services operator providing
reliable and secure satellite-delivered communications solutions worldwide to
broadcast, telecom, corporate and government customers. Headquartered in
Ottawa, Canada, with offices and facilities around the world, the company's
state-of-the-art fleet consists of 13 satellites and the Canadian payload on
ViaSat-1, plus one satellite awaiting launch. Telesat also manages the
operations of additional satellites for third parties. Privately held,
Telesat's principal shareholders are Canada's Public Sector Pension Investment
Board and Loral Space & Communications Inc. (Nasdaq:LORL).

CONTACT: For further information:
         Michael Bolitho, Telesat
         +1 (613) 748-8700 ext. 2336
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