Based on a report of capacity it provides to direct-to-home platform operators, Ottawa-based Telesat says it delivers nearly 220 HD channels.

"Telesat has a growing lineup of HD channels on our Anik and Nimiq satellites that serve North America, and also on our Telstar satellites that serve international markets," said Dan Goldberg, President and CEO of Telesat, in a statement.  "We will be starting construction of a new satellite, Nimiq 6, for Bell TV in early 2010."

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