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HISPASAT to broadcast in the Americas Juan Manuel Santos receiving the 2016 Nueva Economía Fórum Award

The operator will provide space capacity to transmit the signal of the event held at the Teatro Real in Madrid via their Hispasat 30W-5 satellite.

The ceremony, honouring the president of Colombia and recognising Economic Development and Social Cohesion, will be presided over by Spanish president Mariano Rajoy.

Hispasat 36W-1 satellite arrives at launch base in Kourou

The new HISPASAT satellite has passed all of the tests conducted during the construction process and is now at the Guiana Space Centre.

Hispasat 36W-1, with a useful lifetime of 15 years, will provide multimedia services and coverage for the Americas and Europe, including the Canary Islands.

HISPASAT to broadcast the 4K World Summit live from Seville

The operator will broadcast via satellite and in 4K format the talks given at this international forum on 10 and 11 November.

HISPASAT will also participate in talks at the event together with important sector representatives to discuss the future of this technology.

HISPASAT promotes technical careers for women during Science Week

The operator has organised a workshop at its Control Centre in Arganda del Rey, Madrid, in which 30 girls, aged 9-12, learned first-hand how engineers who design and operate satellites work.

The activity, organised by HISPASAT and Mujeres Tech, is the result of the company’s interest in fostering the talent of women in the areas of engineering, aiming to have more of them working in the aerospace sector in the future.

Today, according to data from the Ministry of Education, Culture and Sport, only 25% of students who pursue technical degrees are women.

HISPASAT adheres to the United Nations Global Compact

The satellite operator thus confirms its commitment to the 10 principles for corporate social responsibility in human rights, labour standards, anti-corruption and the environment.

HISPAMAR announces new satellite launches and services portfolio at Futurecom 2016

The operator will add three new satellites to its network in 2017: Hispasat 36W-1, Amazonas 5 and Hispasat 30W-6, which will join Hispasat Group’s fleet of satellites to increase its range of services.

HISPAMAR is working on the implementation of complete solutions in Ka-band, to offer its end customers a wide-ranging response to their broadband communication needs.

HISPASAT to broadcast the opera Otello via satellite from the Teatro Real

The opera by Giuseppe Verdi will be shown live and in high definition in a number of public squares, museums and cultural centres in 80 cities throughout Spain. It will also be recorded and shown later in Chile, Colombia, Mexico and Venezuela.

Otello, which opens the 2016-2017 season, is the second Teatro Real production to be broadcast by HISPASAT as part of the theatre’s 200th anniversary.

Anómalo, by Aitor Gutiérrez, and The devil on your back, by Haritz Zubillaga, winners of the HISPASAT 4K International Festival

Un lugar, by Iván Fernández de Córdoba; The darkness keeper, by Rodrigo Atiénzar; Calas para Eva, by Ilune Díaz; and Empathy, by Víctor Claramunt, complete the competition’s list of winners.

The six winning short films were screened in 4K during the closing ceremony held yesterday at the Tabakalera International Centre for Contemporary Culture in San Sebastián.

HISPASAT 4K International Short Film Festival finalists announced

14 short films, shot and post-produced in 4K format, have been selected as finalists in the second edition of the competition.

The six winning films will be announced during the closing ceremony, set to take place on 20 September at 7:30 pm at the TABAKALERA International Centre for Contemporary Culture in San Sebastián.

HISPASAT to distribute films and live events to 600 cinemas in Italy

The Spanish operator has signed a contract with Telespazio to distribute audiovisual content via the Hispasat 30W-5 satellite.

This multi-year agreement constitutes a milestone in the company’s strategy of business expansion in Europe.

HISPASAT extends its distribution services thanks to an agreement with the teleport operator Media Broadcast Satellite

The satellite operator will increase its transmission capacity with a new connection point from its 30° West orbital position.

Media Broadcast Satellite (MB Sat) will reinforce its current content distribution services on the basis of a new high-performance platform and the competitive infrastructure of the Spanish operator.

4K technology comes to the San Sebastian Film Festival with HISPASAT

Tabakalera will host HISPASAT 4K International Festival awards gala with the screening of the winning shorts at 19:30 on the 20th.

The workshop “Cinema and Technology. The challenges of filming in 4K” will take place in room 9 of Kursaal at 11:00 on the 20th.

HISPASAT displays its most advanced audiovisual innovations at IBC2016

Higher quality, greater flexibility and web services: three paradigms of the future of television that will be showcased at HISPASAT’s stand.

SAT>IP Alliance continues to drive future of satellite content distribution in multiscreen ecosystems

SAT>IP Alliance founding members, leading satellite operators EUTELSAT, HISPASAT and SES plus manufacturers NAGRA, MaxLinear and Panasonic are inviting additional manufacturers and broadcasters to join the SAT>IP Alliance.

SAT>IP technology makes it possible to distribute satellite TV services in an efficient way to any device connected to a domestic IP network.

HISPAMAR announces an incentives programme for the Brazilian audiovisual market at SET Expo 2016

HISPASAT’s Brazilian subsidiary will invest over 1.5 million reals to install equipment with the main Brazilian pay television operators so they can receive content through extended C-band.

SET Expo, which is currently taking place in Sao Paulo, is the most important business and technology event for the media in Latin America.

HISPASAT and HISPAMAR take part in Andicom, the main telecommunications sector event in Colombia

HISPASAT Group will give a talk presenting its new initiatives for Latin America, as well as show its satellite services in the business suite.

HISPASAT invests in a new satellite control centre in Brazil

- The satellite operator has started building new facilities for its Brazilian affiliate, HISPAMAR, which will open next year.

- This centre will be home to the new ground station, which will control the Amazonas 5 satellite, scheduled to launch in 2017.

Fernando Colomo, Paula Ortiz and Adrián Guerra among the jury members at the HISPASAT 4K International Short Film Festival

o Over 100 short films entirely shot and post-produced in 4K format have been submitted to the second edition of the competition.

o The awards ceremony and the screening of the winning short films will be held at the San Sebastián Film Festival.

HISPASAT to broadcast the opera I Puritani from the Teatro Real via satellite

Vincenzo Bellini's opera will be broadcast live and in high definition in many museums and cultural centres throughout Spain, Mexico, Colombia and Vienna.
I Puritani is the first of a series of productions of the Teatro Real that will be broadcast by Hispasat under the agreement signed last year to celebrate the 200th anniversary of this institution.

HISPASAT sponsors the Complutense University of Madrid's Summer Courses in El Escorial

For another year the Spanish operator will continue to provide the Complutense University of Madrid with a satellite link so that they can transmit television signals.
On 8 July, HISPASAT President Elena Pisonero will deliver the closing ceremony for the course "Television is no longer what it used to be: the multiscreen revolution".

HISPASAT provides communication services to the Ruta BBVA in Mexico

o The Spanish operator offers broadband connection via satellite to the organisation and journalists in their adventure through Mexico.

o The Ruta BBVA is a highly valued project for HISPASAT, both because of the company's area of coverage in the Americas, and because of the Ruta's importance as a cultural and educational exchange.

The VIII HISPASAT Meeting of Space Telecommunications begins at UIMP

- The conference focuses on the "Responses of the satellite sector to new challenges in the telecommunications market".

- Professionals from the aerospace and satellite telecommunications industries seek solutions to the new demands of an increasingly competitive market.

HISPASAT organises its VIII Meeting of Space Telecommunications at UIMP

Leading companies in the aerospace and telecommunications sectors from all over the world will discuss the new challenges of the telecommunications market.

HISPASAT distributes a dividend of 12.5 million euros among its shareholders

The General Shareholders' Meeting approves annual accounts corresponding to the 2015 business year.

The Spanish operator reached 219.6 million euros in revenue last year, 8.7% more than in 2014.

The company's guaranteed backlog satellite capacity contracts reach a figure equivalent to seven times the company's annual revenue.

Call for entries for HISPASAT 4K International Short Film Festival ends soon

The call for short films shot and post-produced exclusively in 4K will remain open until 3 July.

This year, two new awards have been added to the festival: the Award for Best Director, which is offered in collaboration with Cine365 Film and consists of the opportunity to produce a feature film, and the Jury Prize, sponsored by Samsung SUHD TVs.

HISPASAT to participe in the Digital Festival in Brussels

The Spanish operator will present a satellite connectivity solution for high speed trains.

HISPASAT will also anímate a session on the Future TV Ecosystem.

Hispasat 4K channel to be shown in Worten stores

HISPASAT and Worten stores have reached an agreement for the UHD TVs on display at Worten's leading stores to broadcast the free-to-air channel, promoting the use of 4K technology.

The channel is now available in Worten's most recently opened store in Ávila, a store with an intimate, urban design that the company hopes to implement in new stores over the next few months.

Clovis Jose Baptista Neto appointed as Chairman of Hispamar Satélites

HISPAMAR Satélites, the joint venture formed by HISPASAT and Oi, has appointed Clovis Jose Baptista Neto as the new Chairman of the Board of Directors. Baptista Neto, who is an international ICT consultant, was elected to the position at the company's shareholders meeting held in April and today chairs the Board of Directors meeting for the first time.

Viability of professional LTE services over satellite links validated by HISPASAT, Teltronic and MOME

VSAT transceiver facilitates the communication between LTE base stations deployed on disaster area and the command and control room.

Satellite links hardly introduce any delay and guarantee a perfect communication even for real-time video transmission.

HISPASAT and MEO will broadcast the Champions League Final and the UEFA Euro in 4K

Portugal Telecom, through its MEO television platform, will offer the Champions League Final on the Sport TV channel and eight UEFA Euro matches on the RTP 4K channel via the Hispasat 30W-5 satellite.

The agreement also includes broadcasting content belonging to the Hispasat 4K channel on the MEO platform.

HISPASAT, together with INAER, demonstrates drone satellite connectivity on the coast of Galicia

The operator transmitted images taken by a drone flying from the beach at Catoira (Pontevedra) to the airfield in Rozas (Lugo) in real time.

The goal of the demonstration was a presentation of the HISPASAT ONTIME range of products, which enable satellite communication solutions to be deployed in emergency scenarios such as forest fires and coastal surveillance.

HISPASAT sponsors the 2nd wheelchair basketball tournament

The games will be played in the San Agustín de Guadalix Municipal Pavilion, and schools from different Spanish cities will compete.

The event, in which over 50 players will take part, aims to become a point of reference in Spain.

The Teatro Real, RTVE and Hispasat work together to broadcast live opera in Ultra High Definition

The first pilot broadcast will take place on Thursday 21 April with the transmission of 'Parsifal' in 4K at Kinépolis cinemas in Madrid.

RTVE will handle the project's production, technical coordination and execution, and Hispasat will transmit the event via satellite.

Thanks to Cellnex, the broadcast signal will be received directly via satellite and DTT in certain areas of Madrid and Barcelona.

Organised with the collaboration of Kinépolis, Hurí, Ovide, EVS, Dolby, Ericsson, Samsung, Abacanto Soluciones, SAPEC, Hewlett Packard, ATEME, ALBALA and the RTVE-UPM Professorship.

The Teatro Real is the first opera house in Spain and the second in Europe to make use of this technology.

The opportunity to produce a feature film, new award in the HISPASAT 4K International Film Festival

The call to submit works for this new edition of the Festival is effective from today until 3 July 2016.

Among the most significant changes of this second edition is the inclusion of an award for Best Director, in cooperation with Cine365 Film, consisting in the production of a feature film and the Jury Prize, sponsored by Samsung SUHD TV.

The awards ceremony will be held at the San Sebastián International Film Festival.

HISPASAT to present latest audiovisual innovations at 2016 NAB Show

The satellite operator reinforces its leadership position in Ultra High Definition TV (UHDTV) technology and will display its Hispasat 4K channel at the fair.

HISPASAT to include Atresmedia Internacional channels in its Latin America offer

The Spanish satellite operator, in collaboration with Cellnex Telecom, distributes the signals of Atresmedia's international channels in HD.

HISPASAT maintains its leadership role in the distribution of content in Spanish and Portuguese across the Americas.

HISPASAT and QUANTIS, through Moroccan subsidiary NORTIS, to provide satellite connectivity for Titan Desert

o The operators will provide improved communications for the race, stream the arrival to finish line and, for the first time ever, make Internet available for participants in this 2016 edition.

o Satellites are the only solution to guarantee telecommunication services in geographic locations such as the Moroccan high mountains and desert, areas this legendary cycling competition passes through.

Hispasat, Abertis and Cellnex headquarters turn off their lights for the planet

On Saturday 19 March, the HISPASAT, ABERTIS and CELLNEX Building will join the campaign sponsored by the World Wildlife Fund (WWF).

The blackout will also extend to the ABERTIS and CELLNEX offices in Barcelona.

"Earth Hour" is the greatest global initiative in defence of the environment.

HISPASAT to participate in Washington Satellite, the most important exhibition in the satellite sector

The Spanish operator will showcase its satellite service offerings with powerful coverage in Europe, the Americas and North Africa.

HISPASAT is participating in two prominent presentations and in the show area at the satellite sector's most important exhibition.

HISPASAT and QUANTIS to provide broadband via satellite to North Africa through Moroccan subsidiary NORTIS

o HISPASAT and QUANTIS have reached an agreement to market the Ka band of the Hispasat 30W-6 satellite and provide satellite broadband services to Morocco for the next 15 years for approximately 125 million euros.

o HISPASAT will provide optimal coverage for Morocco from the 30º West orbital position, allowing NORTIS to become the telecommunications services operators with the most advanced satellite services in the region.

HISPASAT renews designations of its satellite fleet

o The operator seeks to provide more precise and direct information through the designations used for its satellite system.

o All satellites will use Hispasat as their primary name, to which complementary information will be added in reference to each satellite's orbital position and order of arrival.

HISPASAT increases total revenue by 8.7% in 2015

o In 2015, the Spanish satellite operator reached 219.6 million euros in total revenue.

o The EBITDA margin remains over 80%, a fact that clearly shows that HISPASAT continues to be one of the most efficient and profitable satellite operators on the market.

o The operator's entrance into Morocco has opened the door to a new market and generated additional income.

HISPASAT, AMEB and Fundación Estudiantes create school for wheelchair basketball

The school will be open to players with disabilities who want to improve their skills in the sport.

It seeks to be a point of reference for the overall development of the players, both in sports and in their personal lives.

The players will become part of Movistar Estudiantes' pool of reserves, which now has 200 players with disabilities, making it the largest reserve for players with disabilities in Europe.

HISPASAT, within the framework of its CSR policy, is leading this new project, which encourages values such as self-improvement, commitment and teamwork.

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