Xavier Lobao Pujolar

Head of Future Telecom Projects Division | ESA Noordwijk, Netherlands
Xavier Lobao Pujolar


MSc in Telecommunications Engineering and MBA. 35+ years of professional experience in the space sector, primarily in satellite telecommunications. Setting up new ESA projects in the satcom domain. Overlooks trends in telecom and satellite. Defines programmes to enhance industry’s competitiveness, mainly through PPPs. Role of satellite in 5G and 6G, Megaconstellations, communications on the Moon, Optical communications and RF Spectrum efficiency


Parallel Session | IOT Solutions World Congress Edge Computing

Supporting the Digital Transformation of Vertical Business Sectors: Discover the Role of Satellites in 5G/6G

Xavier Lobao Pujolar
Xavier Lobao Pujolar ESA Head of Future Telecom Projects Division Speaker

#5G, #Networking, #Satellite/Space Technology, #Supply Chain, #Telecommunications

31-01-2023 15:45 31-01-2023 16:15 Europe/Madrid Supporting the Digital Transformation of Vertical Business Sectors: Discover the Role of Satellites in 5G/6G

Satellites are becoming essential for the delivery of 5G services, particularly in remote areas, air or high seas. ESA is aimed at the development of space technology and systems. In Telecommunications, ESA is implementing activities to support the integration of satellite and terrestrial 5G networks. Efforts are under way worldwide on the definition and R&D of what 6G will be. Satellites will have a critical importance in 6G networks and ESA is planning activities to test and experiment with terrestrial mobile players key building blocks and features of the 6G network architecture.

Room 2
Tue 31 15:45h - 16:15h Room 2


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Pedro Mier

Pedro Mier holds a degree in Telecommunications Engineer ing from the Polytechnic University of Catalonia, MBA from ESADE and PADE from IESE. He is currently President of AMETIC (Association of Electronics, Information Technology and Telecommunications Companies of Spain), Shareholder and Chairman of the Board of Directors of TRYO Aerospace & Electronics, Board Member of the Premo Group and Committee of CTTC. member of Space Angels Network and Member of the Sc ientific Advisory