Hispasat is preparation a television channel in high resolution (HDTV) that will emit during this week for tests and demonstrations. In center of control of satellites of Arganda the necessary equipment for the transmissions have settled.
The commercial launching of the high resolution television in Spain supposes a landmark of strategic development for Hispasat. During the month of May already the demonstrations began, in sessions welcomed very well by the sector.
The main Spanish television networks and radio (autonomic and local RTVE, Antenna 3, Telecinco, Channel +, chains, RNE, Wave Zero, TO BE, CLOSE-WOVEN PART OF A FISHING NET, etc) at present realize their transmissions through their satellites.
For example, a transmission of contribution of HDTV (high resolution) of 30 MB/s in MPEG-2 with modulation 16QAM requires of only 10 MHZ in Hispasat, whereas in other satellites of smaller power a complete transponder of 36 MHZ is necessary.