PARIS — Canada’s MDA Corp. purchased U.S. satellite builder SSL and U.S. geospatial-imaging company DigitalGlobe and relocated its corporate HQ to the United States in a straightforward application of Sutton’s law: Because that’s where the money is.
The corporate ensemble, Maxar Technologies, now has a broader base of business — U.S.-based Radiant Solutions is the most-recent addition — and more importantly has access to U.S. government military and intelligence space work.
It is much less dependent on the commercial telecommunications satellite sector . . .
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