HISPASAT provides the technological solution for satellite communications for the UCM Summer Courses in El Escorial

July 8, 2019

• The operator is collaborating with the Complutense University of Madrid, providing space capacity and equipment to broadcast the television signals.

• HISPASAT is offering this service through its H30W-6 satellite.

MADRID, 08 July 2019. HISPASAT is once again sponsoring the 2019 Summer Courses, organised each year by the Complutense University of Madrid in the El Escorial - María Cristina Royal University Centre, held from 1 to 26 July.

HISPASAT is collaborating in the Courses by providing the Complutense University with a technological solution to set up the satellite link. The link will be used by news and TV programmes that want to send up-to-date Course images and news made by the Complutense University production company (UCMTV).

HISPASAT creates the link through the space capacity of its H30W-6 satellite, located in the 30º West orbital position, making all the equipment necessary to broadcast the television signals available to the university.

With the technological sponsorship of the UCM Summer Courses, HISPASAT contributes to spreading knowledge and education, facilitating access to the scientific and cultural information from the Courses.

Since they were started in 1988 the Summer Courses of the Complutense University of Madrid, have been an international reference as a forum for intellectual exchange. They aim to be a cross-disciplinary meeting to answer society's challenges at any given moment. Scientists, politicians, economists, writers, journalists and artists debate and reflect on current topics in the courses.


HISPASAT is comprised of companies that have a presence in Spain as well as in Latin America, where its Brazilian affiliate HISPAMAR is based HISPASAT is a world leader in content distribution in Spanish and Portuguese speaking countries 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 and connectivity services, which include broadband access, mobility and the backhaul networks, in addition to other added value solutions for governments, companies 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.

Press contact:

María Felpeto– tel. +34 91 710 25 40 – mfelpeto@hispasat.es / comunicacion@hispasat.es

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