Telesat Holdings Inc. First Quarter 2013 Conference Call

Telesat Holdings Inc. First Quarter 2013 Conference Call

OTTAWA, April 25, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Telesat has scheduled a conference
call on Thursday, May 2, 2013, at 10:30 a.m. ET to discuss its financial
results for the three month period ended March 31, 2013, 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
Telesat.

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

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.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 May 2, 2013, until 11:59 p.m. ET on May 16, 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 3891046 followed by the number sign
(#).

About Telesat (www.telesat.com)

Telesat is a leading global satellite 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
will grow to 14 satellites once Telesat's recently-launched Anik G1 satellite
is brought into service. The fleet today consists of 13 satellites plus the
Canadian payload on ViaSat-1. 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: Michael Bolitho, Telesat
         +1 (613) 748-8700 ext. 2336
         ir@telesat.com