Just days after announcing its first long-term contract to start pay-radio transmissions over Italy, Solaris Mobile has been awarded its operating licence for Spain.
The licence covers both S-band satellite transmissions as well as matching ground transmissions. This latest European licence authorisation brings to twelve the total number of Mobile satellite service licences awarded to Solaris Mobile in members state countries, which include Finland, Luxembourg, Italy, Slovenia, France, Sweden, Germany, Denmark, The Netherlands, Poland and the UK. Four of these licences comprise authorisations covering both the MSS and the terrestrial ground component element.
“The most recent licence will allow Solaris Mobile’s hybrid satellite and terrestrial network to operate within Spain, and will enable the provision of voice and data services, video-on-demand, digital radio and other broadband and broadcast services to mobile devices,” said a statement.