July 1, 2013
Summer Courses will have a satellite link provided by HISPASAT to provide the transmission of multimedia content.
HISPASAT, the Spanish operator of satellite telecommunications, sponsors the XXVI edition of the Summer School of the Complutense University of Madrid, which from now until July 26, will be held in San Lorenzo in El Escorial. As technological sponsor, HISPASAT provides a satellite link in the Euroforum Infantes, host of the Summer Courses that may be used by news services and television programmes wishing to use them to send images and today's news.
HISPASAT will carry out the link through the Hispasat 1D satellite, located at 30º West orbital position. The video carrier used has a DVB-S modulation and coding system, 4.6 Mb/s speed of information and a bandwidth of 4.5 MHz. On the one hand, the transmitting earth station used in the link includes an antenna with 1.2 m diameter and an amplification system BUC of 4W, LNB reception system, DVB-S modem modulation system and a MPEG-2 video coding system. Throughout the courses, HISPASAT will also ensure technical maintenance of the satellite link.
On the other hand, Miguel Táuler, HISPASAT Director of Resource and Organization, will handle the closing and delivery of certificates to the participants of the course "The public debate on television: The social function of television", which will be held on July 11.
With the UCM Summer Course's technological sponsorship, HISPASAT drives the social role of satellite as an ideal vehicle to spread knowledge and as the indispensable means to achieving universal coverage of several services of general interest, and to facilitate access to educational services.
About HISPASAT Group
HISPASAT Group is made up of companies with a presence in Spain as well as Latin America, where its Brazilian affiliate, HISPAMAR commercializes its services in Latin America. The Group is the leader in the diffusion and distribution of content in Spanish and Portuguese, including the transmission of important digital Direct-To-Home (DTH) and High Definition Television (HDTV) platforms. HISPASAT is one of the most important companies in the world in its sector by revenue and the main communications bridge between Europe and America.