Hispasat showcases new OTT on-demand service for Latin America

Redeia-owned Spanish satellite operator Hispasat is showcasing Wave OTT Plus, its new video-on-demand service for Latin America, during Andina Link 2023, the international telecommunications and convergent technologies trade show, which is currently taking place at the Convention Center of the Hotel Las Américas in Cartagena de las Indias (Colombia). Wave OTT Plus combines Hispasat’s OTT […]

Hispasat Peru taps Harmonic for white label streaming and DTH

Satellite operator Hispasat Peru is using video technology outfit Harmonic’s cloud-native platform to power white-label streaming and direct-to-home broadcast services. Hispasat Peru’s white-label streaming service enables pay-TV operators, internet service providers and regional content companies to offer entertainment without needing a separate infrastructure. Harmonic’s cloud-native VOS solution is designed to enable all stages of media […]

Hispasat acquires teleport operator Axess Networks

Red Eléctrica Group-owned Spanish satellite operator Hisapsat is to acquire Axess Networks, a teleport operator and satellite services provider with a presence in Latin America, Europe, the Middle East and Africa. Hispasat said the acquisition is in line with its 2020-25 strategic plan, which aims to transform the company into a satellite solutions and services […]

Hispasat targets OTT market with new wholesale services

Spanish satellite operator Hispasat has launched a new set of managed wholesale services for service providers, telecommunications operators, governments and audiovisual companies The Red Eléctrica Group-owned operator launched Hispasat Wave at the 2022 Washington Satellite Show, the main trade fair in the satellite sector worldwide. Hispasat Wave combines the outfit’s satellite fleet with ground infrastructure […]

HISPASAT and NAGRA partner for LATAM wholesale OTT service

Spanish operator HISPASAT has announced a partnership with NAGRA to develop a wholesale OTT service for the Latin American market. The launch, planned for spring 2022, will enable pay-TV operators, Internet service providers (ISPs) and regional content companies to offer their clients a high-quality multiscreen entertainment service that is distributed through the Internet without having […]

Hispasat to take 100% control of Brazilian subsidiary

Spanish satellite operator Hispasat has agreed to acquire from telecom group Oi/Telemar the 19.04% of its Brazilian subsidiary Hispamar Satélites that it does not already own, subject to authorisations from the Brazilian government. The move means that Hisapsat will hold 100% of Hispamar’s share capital. The Brazilian company operates the Amazonas fleet of satellites. Hisapsat […]

HISPASAT agrees deal with Telefónica Group to take over Media Networks Latin America

Telefónica Group has agreed a deal with satellite operator HISPASAT for the latter to take over the management and signal transport business of Telefónica subsidiary Media Networks Latin America. HISPASAT said that the transition will be carried out in the upcoming months in compliance with regulatory provisions, and that Movistar’s TV customers in South America […]

Hispasat and Telefónica announce deal renewal 

Satellite operator Hispasat has announced a multi-year renewal of its deal with Telefónica in Spain for its service of offers to private companies and public agencies. The deal will see a continuation of a relationship that has existed for more than 15 years through the European footprint of Hispasat’s H30W-6 satellite. It includes a number […]

Red Eléctrica buys 90% Hispasat stake for €949 million

Spanish electricity and telecommunications infrastructure firm, Red Eléctrica Corporación, has agreed to buy Abertis’ 89.68% stake in satellite operator Hispasat for €949 million. The deal was agreed by Red Eléctrica subsidiary Red Eléctrica Sistemas de Telecomunicaciones (RESTEL) and will allow the firm to expand its telecoms business into new customer segments and geographical areas. “Moreover, […]

SPI International turns to Hispasat and Media Broadcast Satellite for 4K channel

Channel provider SPI International/FilmBox has struck an agreement with media services provider Media Broadcast Satellite and Spanish satellite operator Hispasat to broadcast the FunBox UHD channel to the EMEA region from Hispasat’s H30W-5 satellite. The five-year deal will see the channel, which provides content about nature, travel and adventure, art music, culture and lifestyle in […]

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