HISPASAT and SYNTELIX revolutionise maritime broadband services via satellite

June 11, 2015

o Both companies have jointly developed an innovative broadband solution for the nautical sector that is flexible and adaptable to the needs of every user.

o uSAIL® is the brand name used to market Syntelix's maritime services.

Madrid, 11 June 2015. After an intense period of technical and commercial development, SYNTELIX has launched uSAIL®, a revolutionary offer of broadband service for the maritime sector. Based on its own proprietary technological development using a cloud ecosystem, on a VSAT iDirect® Evolution platform operated by Hispasat, and with a flexible user-oriented commercial approach, the offer is perfectly adapted to the seasonal nature and specific demands of the nautical market, offering unlimited, high-quality connectivity on demand with daily granularity.

Clearly oriented towards the Western European market with Ku-band capacity using the Hispasat 1E satellite, which is located at the 30º West orbital position, the uSAIL® broadband Internet access service connects all types of ships and boats, and provides different qualities of service according to user profiles, ranging from a basic connection for crew, to maximum quality connections for IPTV reception – always a la carte and on demand. It also includes an IP telephone service at very affordable rates, combined with specific solutions for crew welfare and maritime streaming, making it a turnkey offer that covers all clients’ needs in this sector.

“The confidence and the effort HISPASAT has put into this project not only make us proud and confident, but also provide a soundness that clients and actors in this sector highly value. There has been a very positive reception”, affirmed SYNTELIX cofounder and CEO Carlos Derqui.

HISPASAT marketing manager Ester Fernández noted, “It has been very interesting to work with SYNTELIX on this innovative project, which has had excellent technical results and been very well received on the market. Extending satellite broadband services to the maritime segment of the mobility market is a fundamental goal for the HISPASAT Group”.



SYNTELIX Avances Tecnológicos, S.L. (SYNTELIX) provides expert communications solutions via satellite for companies and organisations, delivering a unique offer for the vertical maritime and occasional use segments. SYNTELIX provides corporate services for major companies and nongovernmental organisations, with services including satcom consulting, project management, and installation of multiple networks in a diverse range of regions. The management team at SYNTELIX is made up of industry professionals with more than 15 years of experience in satellite communications services and information technology.



About HISPASAT Group

HISPASAT Group is comprised of companies that have a presence in Spain as well as in Latin America, where its Brazilian affiliate HISPAMAR is based. The Group is a world leader in the distribution and broadcasting of Spanish and Portuguese content, and its satellite fleet is used by important direct-to-home television (DTH) and high-definition television (HDTV) digital platforms. HISPASAT also provides satellite broadband services and other added value solutions to governments, corporations and telecommunication operators in America, Europe and North Africa. HISPASAT is one of the world's largest companies in its sector in terms of revenue, and the main communications bridge between Europe and the Americas.



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