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HISPASAT brings its latest connectivity news for remote areas and mobility environments to MWC 2022

February 25, 2022

The operator will take part in a pilot satellite connectivity project in remote, highly mountainous areas that it will develop in cooperation with MWCapital, the Conselh Generau d’Aran and Arantec.

MADRID, February 25, 2022. HISPASAT, the Spanish satellite operator and satellite services and solutions provider of the Red Eléctrica group, is once again attending the Mobile World Congress. MWC is the leading global trade fair in the connectivity industry, held in Barcelona from February 28 to March 4. At stand 7C50, the company will show visitors its latest satellite connectivity news for remote and mobility environments.

The stand will feature a demo of the new 100 Mbps satellite internet product that HISPASAT is offering wholesale, open to all telecom operators. The exhibit will also include different applications for the Internet of Things (IoT) that HISPASAT has developed in order to provide added value and promote complete digitalization for these types of surroundings in areas such as municipal governance, smart livestock management and comprehensive forest protection, among others.

For land mobility solutions, the stand will also show visitors a self-pointing satellite terminal that is easy to integrate in any type of vehicle and requires no specific operational expertise in order to work. The presentation will also explain how HISPASAT is working on integrating 5G networks and satellites aimed at autonomous driving in the Darwin project.

Lastly, HISPASAT will present a variety of innovation projects focused on new technological solutions to help digitalize remote areas, like the rollout of 5G cells with edge computing services, the use of IoT technology for monitoring rescues and emergency situations and drone connections to provide surveillance for vital infrastructure works.

High mountain satellite connectivity

On Wednesday March 2 at 12:30 p.m. HISPASAT will also be at the MWCapital stand (4G100), where it will jointly present the pilot satellite connectivity project in remote, high mountainous areas that the company will develop in collaboration with MWCapital, the Conselh Generau d’Aran and Arantec. The presentation will feature the CEO of HISPASAT, Jordi Hereu, together with the CEO of the Mobile World Capital Barcelona, Carlos Grau; the secretary of Digital Policies of the Generalitat de Catalunya, David Ferrer; the head of the local govenrment of Aran, Maria Vergés; and the CEO of Arantec, Eisharc Jarquet.

About HISPASAT

HISPASAT, Red Eléctrica Group’s satellite services operator and provider, offers satellite broadband and connectivity solutions including Internet access, mobility and the expansion of cellular networks, as well as other added-value proposals, to governments, corporations and telecommunications operators in the Americas, Europe and North Africa. It is also a leader in distributing Spanish and Portuguese audio-visual content and broadcasting important digital platforms such as Direct To Home (DTH) television and High Definition Television (HDTV), in addition to managing transportation and audio-visual signals from HISPASAT Peru’s teleport in Lurín. HISPASAT, which is comprised of companies that have a presence in Spain as well as in Latin America, where its Brazilian affiliate HISPAMAR is based, 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:

Víctor Inchausti tel. +34 667 31 29 48 – vinchausti@hispasat.es / comunicacion@hispasat.es