Catalyst-backed Xplornet launches world’s largest commercial satellite

Catalyst-backed Xplornet launches world’s largest commercial satellite

Catalyst portfolio company Xplornet Communications Inc., Canada’s leading rural broadband provider, announced the successful launch of the EchoStar XIX satellite from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida. EchoStar XIX is the highest capacity broadband satellite ever launched, and one of two new satellites Xplornet has invested in that use innovative, new technologies to improve Internet service for rural Canadians.