Company Overview of Hispasat, S.A.
Hispasat, S.A., together with its subsidiaries, engages in the transmission, distribution, and contribution of satellite television platforms and channels, and radio channels in Europe, the Americas, and North Africa. Its channels include content from direct to home television and high definition television digital platforms. The company’s satellites allow for the telecommunication services for business providing broadband access to the Internet, as well as the development of new interactive and multimedia services related to digital technology, such as tele-training and tele-education, content distribution, video and movies on demand, video conferencing, and Internet access in mobile enviro...
Calle Gobelas 41
La Florida, 28023
Founded in 1989
Key Executives for Hispasat, S.A.
Chief Executive Officer and Director
Non-Executive Secretary and Legal Adviser
Non-Member Vice Secretary
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2013.
Hispasat, S.A. Key Developments
Hispasat's Amazonas 4A Satellite Set for December Launch
Oct 7 13
Hispasat's Amazonas 4A satellite is due to be launched in December. The satellite, which will provide coverage throughout the Americas, was built in a record 18 months by US firm Orbital Sciences.
Abertis Seeks Acquisitions
Sep 11 13
Abertis Infraestructuras S.A. (CATS:ABE) is seeking acquisitions. Abertis plans to fulfil its goal by boosting the organic growth of Hispasat, S.A. and through alliances, mergers and acquisitions on the markets where the satellite company operates, the Spanish firm said in a statement. Hispasat is expected to generate additional revenues of €119 million in 2022 via organic growth, while the alliances and possible acquisitions will add €190 million.
Hispasat, S.A. Expands Broadband Satellite-Based Network with Additional SkyEdge II System from Gilat
Mar 20 13
Gilat Satellite Networks Ltd. announced that Hispasat, S.A. is expanding its broadband satellite-based network with an additional SkyEdge II system. The new contract marks the third segment expansion of the network launched in 2011 in support of the Spanish government's Avanza 100% broadband access program. The SkyEdge II system will support thousands of new broadband users residing in under-serviced areas across Spain expected to join the network by the end of this year. As part of the network, Gilat's SkyEdge II system supports 32APSK Adaptive Coding and Modulation transmission to maximize space segment efficiency. Combined with the beam capabilities of HISPASAT's 1E satellite, the network can boast speeds of up to 100 Mbps per 36 MHz transponder. This is a key feature for providing high quality services for the residential sector at prices low enough to rival those offered by terrestrial networks.
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