President Alberto Fernandez He reiterated the importance for the country of the investments made in “knowledge and science”, and affirmed that the government coalition that he represents is proud of the “State companies, high technology, that compete in the world”.
“Argentina is one of the few countries in the world that build satellites and Arsat has already built two. In the middle of the pandemic, we put another one, the Saocom, to know when the weather can cause us a drought, to be able to cope with it,” he said during a brief speech.
The head of state led in the Kirchner Cultural Center the opening of the 6th Latsat Congressa space that between today and tomorrow will bring together leaders of the satellite and connectivity industry in Latin America, and from where he praised the work of state technology companies such as Arsat and Invap.
Fernández said that these types of actions must be “proudly display” and stressed that they are possible thanks to the presence of the State.
“The Argentina invested billions of dollars for the largest fiber optic network in Latin America. If the State does not do it, it is not a business for many. We pride ourselves on state-owned, high-tech companies that compete in the world, which put Argentina in a privileged place in the world,” he added.
During the act that took place in the leadership of the CCK, the Chief of Staff, Augustine Rossi; the Secretary of Public Innovation, Micaela Sanchez Malcomand the owner of Arsat, Facundo Leal.
The meeting, organized by euroconsult with the support of arsatis “an opportunity to meet, network, share experiences and plan the development of the space sector in Latin America,” the statement said.
More than 40 high-level speakers who will address the latest trends in the satellite sector and lines of work will participate in the meeting.
Topics such as universal access, strategies for earth observation and small satellitesground segment solutions, satellite programs nationals, the broadband connectivity and the new space telecommunication servicesas reported.