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Hispasat to introduce new Amazonas Nexus satellite in 2022

The Spanish satellite operator Hispasat announced it will launch the new Amazonas Nexus satellite at the end of 2022, which will replace and expand the capacities of the Amazonas 2 one, in orbit 61° West. The new satellite will have coverage over the whole American continent, the North Atlantic corridor (air and maritime traffic area) [...]

Dish Mexico and Hispasat partner to offer satellite internet service

Mexican DTH operator Dish has partnered with Hispasat to offer a new high-quality broadband satellite service through ON Internet. With this initiative both companies are looking to bring the Internet to areas with poor or no connectivity, promoting development and helping to bridge the digital divide in Mexico. The new service will be focused on [...]

Hispasat 30W-6 launch delayed

Hispasat announced in a press released that the launch of the 30W-6 satellite, planned for February 25, 2018, was postponed due to technical reasons. SpaceX, the launch services provider, has informed Hispasat that it is necessary to conduct additional testing on the fairings pressurization system, requiring the launch to be delayed, said the company. The [...]

Hispasat’s Amazonas 5 becomes operational

Hispasat announced that Amazonas 5 satellite is now in its final 61° West orbital position and has begun to offer the telecommunications services for which it was designed after having successfully passed the exhaustive testing carried out in space. The new satellite offers coverage over the entire American continent and has an estimated useful life [...]

Amazonas 5 satellite gets ready to expand 4K offer in Latin America

HIspasat announced that The Amazonas 5 satellite has arrived at the International Launch Services (ILS) launch site in Baikonur, Kazakhstan, where  the last series of test will be run before its launch, scheduled for September. The satellite will provide DTH services over Central and South America. In addition, it will enable broadcasting 500 new TV [...]

Abertis to control 90% of Hispasat

Abertis closed an agreement with Eutelsat to buy its 33.69 % stake in satellite operator Hispasat for 302 million (USD 338 million). As result of this transaction, Abertis will increase its stake from current 57.05% to 90.74%. The operation is subject to approval by the Council of Ministers and is expected to be completed in [...]

Hispamar announces incentives program for use of extended C-band in Brazil

Hispamar, Brazilian affiliate of the Spanish satellite operator Hispasat, has announced an incentives program for the Brazilian audiovisual market through which it will invest over 1.5 million reals (USD 464,000) for installing reception equipment with the countrys main pay operators.   In this way, the operators will be able to receive their content through both [...]

Hispasat makes order in the nomenclature of part of its satellite fleet

  Spanish company Hispasat announced a reorganization and change of nomenclature in a part of its fleet in order to facilitate the identification corresponding to the location and chronological existence of the artifacts.   As reported by the Spanish news agency Europa Press, Hispasat made these changes “seeking maximum coherence” in response to increased volume [...]

Hispasat stressed the importance of its customer base in Latin America for its strong growth in 2015

Spanish satellite service company Hispasat submitted its 2015 financial report in which it reported space leasing revenues for USD 244.1 million, a growth of 9.72% (always in local currency) compared to 2014. 65.4% of these were related to markets in the Americas.   “We have gained new orbital positions, formed alliances with other operators and [...]

Hispasat y Eutelsat competirían por la compra de activos de Intelsat, de fuerte presencia en LatinoaméricaHispasat and Eutelsat will compete for the purchase of assets of Intelsat, with strong presence in Latin America

Las empresas de servicios satelitales Hispasat de España y Eutelsat de Francia competirían por la compra de satélites de Intelsat, firma con sede en Luxemburgo y de fuerte presencia en Latinoamérica. Intelsat le había informado en septiembre de 2015 al diario británico Financial Times que planeaba vender activos para saldar parte de su deuda de [...]