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Hispasat installing satellite terminals in high voltage towers

Wednesday 20 October 2021 | 09:42 CET | News
Spanish satellite operator Hispasat, now owned by national grid operator Red Electrica, said it has carried out a pilot project to demonstrate the viability of using high-voltage electrical infrastructure to install satellite terminals that will serve to bridge the country's digital divide. In collaboration with Red Electrica's companies Reintel and Elewit, Hispasat conducted a three-month pilot at a substation in Galapagar (Madrid) to verify the operation of satellite terminals in the highly unique electromagnetic environment of high voltage towers.

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Companies: Hispasat
Countries: Spain
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