Telesat Holdings Inc. Third Quarter 2013 Conference Call

Telesat Holdings Inc. Third Quarter 2013 Conference Call

OTTAWA, Oct. 24, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Telesat has scheduled a conference
call on Thursday, October 31, 2013, at 10:30 a.m. ET to discuss its financial
results for the three and nine month periods ended September 30, 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 news release
containing its financial results on its website ( under the
tab "News & Events" and the heading "News".

  Dial-in Instructions:
  The toll-free dial-in number for the teleconference is +1 (800) 396-7098.
  Callers outside of North America should dial +1 (416) 695-7848. The
  conference reference number is 4154286. 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 October 31, 2013, until 11:59 p.m. ET on November 14, 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 9330944 followed
  by the number sign (#).

About Telesat (

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
consists of 14 satellites and the Canadian payload on ViaSat-1 with another
satellite under construction. 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
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