Partner Profile: Telefonica Explains How AST SpaceMobile’s Planned Network Could Advance Human Connectivity

August 11, 2023

Telefonica is one of the largest telecommunication companies in the world, including serving 110 million accesses in Hispanoamérica, a region which encompasses Mexico, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, Chile, Argentina, Uruguay, and Venezuela. In this Partner Profile video, Andrea Folgueiras, the Chief Technology and Information Officer (CTIO) of Telefonica Hispam, shares the challenges of attempting to cover most of the geography of the region — and how a cellular broadband service from low Earth orbit planned by AST SpaceMobile could bring vital digital services to unconnected people all over Latin America. (Note: A Spanish-language version of this video is available here.)