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 ( 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 (

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.comSource:Telesat Holdings Inc.