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September 03, 2015 4:05 PM ET

Diversified Telecommunication Services

Company Overview of Telesat Holdings Inc.

Company Overview

Telesat Holdings Inc. provides secure satellite-delivered communications solutions to broadcast, telecom, corporate, and government customers. The company’s satellite-based services allow DTH service providers to deliver television programming, audio, and information channels directly to customers’ homes; and enables broadcasters, cable networks, and DTH service providers to transmit television programming services. It also offers value-added services that include satellite capacity, digital encoding of video channels, authorization, and uplinking and downlinking services; and occasional use services for the timely broadcast of video news, sports, and live event coverages. In addition, the c...

1601 Telesat Court

Ottawa, ON K1B 5P4


419 Employees





Key Executives for Telesat Holdings Inc.

Chief Executive Officer, President, Chief Executive Officer of Telesat Canada and President of Telesat Canada
Age: 49
Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer
Age: 56
Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary
Age: 51
Executive Director of Government and Regulatory Affairs
Director of Treasury & Risk Management
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2015.

Telesat Holdings Inc. Key Developments

Telesat Holdings Inc. Reports Unaudited Consolidated Earnings Results for the Second Quarter and Six Months Ended June 30, 2015

Telesat Holdings Inc. reported unaudited consolidated earnings results for the second quarter and six months ended June 30, 2015. For the quarter, the company reported revenue of CAD 227,291,000 against CAD 225,671,000 a year ago. Operating income was 124,463,000 against CAD 118,153,000 a year ago. Income before tax was CAD 81,026,000 against CAD 126,054,000 a year ago. Net income was CAD 56,131,000 against CAD 108,291,000 a year ago. Adjusted EBITDA was CAD 185,021,000 against CAD 182,899,000 a year ago. Adjusted EBITDA margin was 81.4% against 81.0% a year ago. For the six months, the company reported revenue of CAD 455,999,000 against CAD 467,599,000 a year ago. Operating income was 249,087,000 against CAD 250,980,000 a year ago. Loss before tax was CAD 54,508,000 against income before tax of CAD 118,081,000 a year ago. Net loss was CAD 98,058,000 against net income of CAD 80,029,000 a year ago. Net cash from operating activities was CAD 176,391,000 against CAD 178,914,000 a year ago. Purchase of other property and equipment was CAD 3,802,000 against CAD 5,922,000 a year ago. Purchase of intangible assets was CAD 5,000 against CAD 75,000 a year ago. Adjusted EBITDA was CAD 371,273,000 against CAD 380,955,000 a year ago. Adjusted EBITDA margin was 81.4% against 81.5% a year ago.

Telesat Holdings Inc., Q2 2015 Earnings Call, Jul 30, 2015

Telesat Holdings Inc., Q2 2015 Earnings Call, Jul 30, 2015

Telesat Holdings Inc., Telesat Interco Inc. and Telesat Canada Announce Executive Changes

Telesat Holdings Inc. announced that, effective July 17, 2015, Mr. Bezul (Karim) Abuani has stepped down as a director of Telesat Holdings Inc., Telesat Interco Inc. and Telesat Canada. Telesat Holdings Inc. announced that, effective July 17, 2015, Mr. Michael T. Boychuk has joined the Board of Directors of Telesat Holdings Inc., Telesat Interco Inc. Mr. Boychuk was, from July 2009 to June 2015, President of Bimcor Inc. Boychuk currently is a member of the Board of Directors of the Laurentian Bank of Canada (Audit Committee) and GDI Integrated Services (Lead Director, Chair Audit Committee). He is also a member of the Investment Advisory Committee of Nunavut Trust, the McConnell Foundation and the McGill Pension Investment Committee (Chair).

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