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 […]

Hispasat targets push VOD with Quadrille

Hispasat, the Spanish satellite-based telecommunications operator, and Quadrille, the software provider and supplier of solutions for contend and OTT channels delivery via satellite, are introducing today a new solution for non-linear satellite-managed services, or Push VOD, at IBC. The solution allows on demand video content to be distribute via satellite without the need of internet […]

Eutelsat completes €302 million sale of Hispasat stake

Eutelsat has completed the sale of its 33.69% stake in Spanish satellite operator, Hispasat, to Abertis for €302 million. Eutelsat said that the divestment of its Hispasat stake is in line with its strategy of rationalising its portfolio of assets in order to maximise cash generation. The deal was completed following its recent approval by […]

Hispasat’s Amazonas 5 satellite successfully launched

Hispasat’s Amazonas 5 satellite has entered orbit after successfully launching on an International Launch Services (ILS) Proton rocket. The satellite was launched from the Baikonur Cosmodrome, Kazakhstan, at 1.23am today local time, and separated into orbit roughly nine hours and 12 minutes after lift-off. Amazonas 5 will be located at 61° West and provide TV […]

Hispasat prepares for September Amazonas 5 launch

Hispasat’s Amazonas 5 satellite has arrived at the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan ahead of it’s planned launch next month. The satellite arrived aboard an Antonov cargo jet and is due to launch on an ILS Proton Breeze M launch vehicle in September. Amazonas 5 will be located at 61°West and will provide video, internet and other […]

RTVE, Hispasat plan Spain’s first live 4K HDR broadcast

Spanish public broadcaster RTVE and satellite operator Hispasat plan to make Spain’s first live TV broadcast using 4K High Dynamic Range (HDR) technology this week. RTVE and Hispasat will collaborate to broadcast the Solemn Changing of the Royal Guard from the Royal Palace in Madrid on 5 July at 12:00pm. Viewers with 4K HDR TV […]

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