|Hughes in the Media: 2013|
Pentagon Eyes Deals with Satellite Industry to Fill Demand for Drone Communications (PDF)
By Sandra I. Erwin, National Defense, May 2013
A group of Pentagon officials was given three months to come up with a plan to boost the supply of satellite bandwidth that is needed to support the military’s growing fleet of unmanned aerial vehicles.
HTS and Modern Business: Benefits and Opportunities (Link to Website)
By Carol Patton, Via Satellite, May 2013
The next time you fill up your car’s tank, don’t be surprised if the gas pump features a video that delivers the news, weather and even a short sales pitch for a local product or service.
Modernization and Budget Challenges: Forcing International Militaries to Rethink Bandwidth (Link to Website)
By Jeffrey Hill, Via Satellite, May 2013
The needs and operational requirements of the world’s largest military organizations and businesses are not all that different.
Satellite Communications Help Community Recover (Link to Website)
By Jim Killoran, Habitat for Humanity of Westchester, April 18, 2013
More than 5 months after Hurricane Sandy, Habitat for Humanity of Westchester is still relying on satellite communications to stay connected while rebuilding the community of Breezy Point, NY.
Cellular Backhaul in Asia: A Market Focus (Link to Website)
By Mark Holmes, editor, Via Satellite, April 2013
Asia is a cellular backhaul market par excellence for the satellite industry. With billions of mobile connections across the region and, in some cases, difficult geography for traditional wireless networks, there could be a huge opportunity for satellite as wireless companies look for new technology solutions.
Satellite Technology in the Banking Industry (PDF)
By Dave Rehbehn, Senior Director, International Marketing, Hughes, APSCC, Q1 2013 Newsletter
Today it is difficult, if not impossible, to find a bank in the world that is not online and connected. In fact, the banking industry was one of the earliest to embrace IT systems and online connectivity for a myriad of operational and customer-facing applications.
Advancing COTM Technologies To Enhance Warfighter Communications (PDF)
By Rick Lober, Vice President & General Manager, Hughes Defense and Intelligence Systems Division, MilSatMagazine, April 2013
Defense organizations need continuous connectivity with command and control centers to successfully complete their missions in harsh, challenging communications environments.
Satellite Succeeding in an IP World (PDF)
By Carol Patton, Via Satellite Magazine, April 2013
Communications technologies have moved at quite a pace over the last few years and IP technologies are now a big part of everyday life. For the satellite industry, adapting to this new IP world could be a key to their future success. We find out how the industry is adapting.
News Briefs: Hughes/EchoStar Orders Jupiter 2 Broadband Craft (PDF)
By Peter D. de Selding, Space News, March 25, 2013
EchoStar Corp.’s Hughes Network Systems said March 21 it had ordered an all-Ka-band consumer broadband satellite for North America—with 50 percent more capacity than the 100-plus gigabits per second of throughput offered by the company’s Jupiter 1 satellite.
Profile: Pradman P. Kaul, President, Hughes Network Systems (PDF)
By Peter B. de Selding, Space News, March 18, 2013
Targeting DSL from Above: The future of consumer satellite broadband is being played out right now in the United States as two healthy, committed companies ― EchoStar’s Hughes Network Systems and ViaSat Inc.― battle for market share not so much against each other as against low-quality DSL performance.
Business TV—Watch Your Way to Knowledge (PDF and Link to Website)
By Mike Tippets, vice president, Hughes Solutions Group, SatMagazine, March 2013
Change is constant in successful businesses—they continuously invest in new systems, sales programs and other efforts to maintain a competitive edge. However, it’s folly to expect success by pushing out new systems and programs to the employees on the front lines with nothing more than an email notification.
Hughes Unveils Digital Associate, Digital Bulletin Board (Link to Website)
By Tom LeBlanc, Commercial Integrator Magazine, February 27, 2013
Integrators say that calculating ROI is a stumbling block for many potential digital signage sales. Well, two new solutions from Hughes may make conveying ROI to clients easier than ever as they engage customers in the same way paid-per-hour sales associates do.
Signs of the Times (Link to Website)
By Beth Ewen, Franchise Times, February 2013
More brands turn to digital displays to reach customers. Hughes customer, Zach Glenn, vice president of eCommerce and Public Relations at Helm Hotels Group and Mike Tippets, vice president, Hughes Solutions Group, were interviewed for the article.
New England Telehealth Consortium Gets Broadband Boost with Hughes (Link to Website)
By Bailey McCann, CivSource, January 16, 2013
Hughes stood out from the big telcos like AT&T or Verizon, precisely because it offers mobile, satellite broadband capable of high speeds and large data transfers on the road, where the others do not.
Satellite technology to support mobile health clinics (Link to Website)
By Jackie Farwell, Bangor Daily News, January 15, 2013
A consortium working to link more than 400 health facilities in northern New England through a telecommunications network has expanded its reach to mobile health clinics.
Space Satellite Connects Rural Health Clinics to Broadband (Link to Website)
By Dylan Scott, Governing, January 15, 2013
The New England Telehealth Consortium turns to Hughes to provide satellite broadband connectivity for their mobile health units.
Hughes wins its first satellite-based telemedicine deal (Link to Website)
By Carolyn Duffy Marsan, Network World, January 11, 2013
Hughes is providing broadband satellite services to the New England Telehealth Consortium.
Satellite Industry Delving Further into Ka Band (PDF)
By Kamala Lane, Reproduced by permission of Warren Communications News, Inc., 800-771-9202, www.warren.news.com, January 2, 2013
Satellite companies are expanding their Ka-band services to the government and to the public, satellite industry executives said. Ka-band provides the opportunity to provide more capacity for consumers, but it will not replace services in Ku, C and other bands, they said.
Russian Broadband Satellite: Small but Poised to Grow (Link to Website)
By Jonathan Tombes, Via Satellite Magazine, January 2013
The market is small, but capacity is expanding. As costs fall, operators will expand their broadband satellite service into the B2C market. But are there limits?
Hughes in the Media: 2012
Budget Survival: How to Cut Your Agency’s Costs While Improving Communications (Link to Website)
By Tony Bardo, Assistant Vice President of Government Solutions at Hughes, Government Technology,
December 28, 2012
The article discusses how broadband connectivity provides field offices with bandwidth that’s at least 10 times greater than T1 lines and at significant cost savings.
Year In Review 2012: Hughes Network Systems, LLC (PDF)
By Rick Lober, V.P. and G.M., Defense and Intelligence systems and Tony Bardo, Assistant V.P., Government Solutions Group, MilSatMagazine, December 2012
For government and military satellite users, 2012 has been a year marked by transition and growth.
Hughes’ Arunas Slekys on the Highs and Lows of 2012 (Link to Website) (PDF)
Interview with Arunas Slekys, vice president of corporate marketing and
General manager, Russia/CIS region, ORBITER, December 2012
Year In Review 2012: Hughes (Link to Website) (PDF)
Q&A with Pradman Kaul, President, Hughes, SatMagazine, December 2012
Why Public Safety Plans Should Include Satellite Communications (PDF)
By Tony Bardo, Assistant Vice President of Government Solutions at Hughes, GSN Magazine, October 2012 New portable satellite terminals and on-the-move capabilities are making it easier than ever for first responders to bring communications into areas where it’s needed most.
Outside Insights: Your Technological Edge (Link to Website)
By Tim Tang, Director, Vertical Market Group, North American Division, Hughes, QSR Magazine, October 2012
Digital network communications can help train and retain employees and build customer loyalty.
Using Satellite to Achieve Access for All (PDF)
By Vince Onuigbo, Senior Marketing Director, Hughes, APSCC Quarterly Newsletter, Q2 2012
The tremendous growth of wireless devices, including smart phones, tablets, and the like in the last several years, has driven the need for connectivity anywhere, anytime.
Riding the Explosive Wave of High-Speed Satellite Internet (PDF)
By Arunas Slekys, Vice President, Hughes, SatMagazine, October 2012
Following the successful launch of July 5, 012 of EchoStar® XVII with JUPITER™ high-throughput technolgy, Hughes Network Systems has put into orbit one of the world's highest capacity satellite systems, providing the cornerstone for HughesNet® Gen4 high-speed satellite Internet services.
Gateway to Broadband (PDF)
SatellitePro ME, October 2012
Q&A with Soheil Mehrabanzad, assistant vice president, MENA Region at Hughes regarding the Yahsat program.
MSPs as MVPs: Managed Services Help Agencies Grow and Innovate (PDF)
Federal Computer Week, September 2012
Managed services adoption is rampant, but there's still plenty of confusion in the industry as to what managed services actually entail. Review this complimentary whitepaper to learn how managed services are helping agencies grow and innovate.
Command Center Q&A: Col. Chuck Cynamon (Link to Web site) (PDF)
MilSatMagazine, September 2012
Interview with Col. Cynamon on his career with the US Air Force, decision to join Hughes DISD, and trends in the military satellite communications market.
On the Fast Track (PDF)
By Akanksha Singh, VOICE & DATA Magazine, July 2012
Banking and finance rocked the VSAT industry in FY12 with steadfast deployments.
Disaster Preparedness: Hurricanes… (PDF)
By Tony Bardo, Assistant Vice President of Government Solutions at Hughes, MilSatMagazine, June 2012
Hurricane season officially started in June. By leveraging the power of satellite, government leaders can ensure that their critical plans can be carried out without disruption no matter what storms turn their way.
Satellite Connectivity a Growing Part of Africa’s Communications Network (Link to Web site)
By Schalk Burger, Engineering News Online, June 22, 2012
“Faster satellite broadband connectivity and improved integration across different communications media in Africa will improve connectivity on the continent,” said Vinay Patel, regional sales director for sub-Saharan Africa, Hughes.
GALAXY Launches Satellite Services Using HUGHES Dual-band Broadband Satellite Terminals (PDF)
Galaxy Broadband Communications, Inc., Press Release, June 9, 2012
HN9200 & HN9400 broadband satellite routers deliver maximum performance on today’s Ku-/Ka-band platforms.
Video Interview of Vinay Patel, senior director of Sub-Saharan Africa Region at Hughes during SatCom Africa 2012 Conference/Exhibition, Sandton, South Africa, 2012 (Link to Video)
By Virgil Labrador, Satellite Markets & Research, May 21, 2012
Law Enforcement’s Secret Weapon: Digital Media (PDF)
By Tony Bardo, Assistant Vice President of Government Solutions at Hughes, Government Security News, May 2012
Digital Media is transforming law enforcement agencies by improving communications and facilitating operations.
Modernizing the Federal Footprint, One Field Office at a Time (Link to Web site)
Government Business Council: Industry Insights, May 2012
Managers within the government space must now find ways to trim or manage vast office infrastructures more efficiently. This article discusses this challenge.
Impact of Customer Engagement on Network Design (Link to Web site)
by Tim Tang, Director Vertical Solution, Hughes, Retail TouchPoints, May 15, 2012
Today’s retailer is challenged not only by competition from other stores, but by a growing number of consumers whose preference is to shop online from home or work.
The Utility of the Future (Link to Web site)
by Todd Jolley, Director Vertical Solution, Hughes, Power Engineering, February 2012
Perhaps the most significant advances that will impact energy are not how it’s generated, but rather how energy is managed.
Customer Experience-Driven Networks Invade Retail (Link to Web site)
by Tim Tang, Marketing Director, Hughes, RIS (Retail Info Systems) News, posted January 30, 2012
The fast pace of technological development and customer preference is spurring broad adoption of new Internet-based services that appear to customers’ individual tastes and extend their shopping experience beyond traditional brick-and-mortar environments.
New Satellite Technology a Possible ‘Game Changer’ for Communications (Link to Web site)
by Jim McKay, Emergency Management, January 12, 2012
As the interoperability discussion continues, so does the frustration of many who have worked on this issue for decades but haven’t seen their goals realized.
This is only a test…Alabama leverages satellite to provide emergency alerts (PDF)
by Tony Bardo, Assistant Vice President of Government Solutions at Hughes,
Government Security News, January 3, 2012
Alabama’s pro-active adoption of new satellite technology and coordinated information dissemination are a modern model of how best to implement Emergency Alert Systems nationwide.
Federal News Radio’s Federal Tech Talk (Link to Web site)
Tony Bardo, Assistant Vice President of Government Solutions at Hughes,
Federal News Radio, January 2012
Tony Bardo discusses the success that the United States Department of Agriculture’s Food Safely and Inspection service has had with managing broadband services at 300 sites across the country.
Hughes in the Media: 2011
The “Mid-Grid” Communications Network: A Hybrid Commercial/Private Communications Architecture Approach (PDF)
by Rick Schmidt, UTC Journal, 2011 Special Issue
Utilities often struggle with determining which backhaul communications media is better for distribution automation (DA) and advanced metering infrastructure (AMI).
Year in Review 2011: Hughes Communications (PDF)
by Pradman Kaul, president and CEO,
SatMagazine, December 2011
For Hughes, 2011 was a transformation year.
Clipboards Are a Thing of the Past (PDF)
by Captain Michael Parker, L.A. County Sheriff’s Department,
Urgent Communications, November 2011
Digital signage helps a sheriff’s department keep its personnel informed and its inmates moving through the system.
Technology Leap Needed for Comms-on-the-Move (PDF)
by Rick Lober, vice president and general manager of Hughes Defense and Intelligence Systems Division
Defense Systems, November 2011
The latest commercially available satellite platforms provide a model for highly efficient bandwidth management.
Profile Richard Lober (PDF)
by Debra Werner, Space News Correspondent
Space News, October 17, 2011
Hughes’ Richard Lober expects growing demand for military satellite communications, coupled with increasing pressure to trim federal spending, to spur government officials to take a closer look at ways commercial satellite communications technology can meet many of the military’s requirements.
Command Center (PDF)
by Rick Lober, vice president and general manager of Hughes Defense and Intelligence Systems Division
MilSatMagazine, October 2011
Rick Lober discusses current events affecting the military with MilSatMagazine.
Why Saving Bandwidth Means Saving Dollars (PDF)
by Rick Lober, vice president and general manager of Hughes Defense and Intelligence Systems Division
Army Procurement 2011, October 2011
The bandwidth crisis is not only about the technology, it’s about improving the capabilities of the warfighter, increasing efficiency, and accelerating the mission.
The Stand on Teleworking (PDF)
1105 Media, September 2011
Tony Bardo, assistant vice president of Hughes Government Solutions, takes a look at how well government agencies are prepared to meet new mandates for increasing the amount of teleworking the government employees are expected to do, why many of them fall short of such things as connectivity and security requirements, and what they can do about it.
Technology & Marketing (PDF)
by Tim Tang, director, Vertical Market Group, Hughes
CSNews Retail Technology, September 9, 2011
What was once a simple trip to buy gas or milk has become a multi-brand, multi-function retailing and entertainment destination.
“Hotels of the Future Unwired for Guest Convenience” (Link to Web reprint)
by Zach Glenn, vice president of E-Commerce and Public Relations, Helm Hotels Group
Hospitality Technology, September 6, 2011
Advanced digital information services will soon be as common as televisions and comfortable beds in the hotel of the future.
8 Steps to Better Bandwidth (Link to Web site)
by Lisa Terry, contributing editor,
Hospitality Magazine, July/August, 2011
Demand for bandwidth is multiplying faster at hotels than it is for many other locations offering Wi-Fi. There are several strategies that hotels are leveraging to get the most out of the bandwidth they have.
Staying Connected (PDF)
by Tony Bardo, assistant vice president for Government Solutions at Hughes
MilSatMagazine, July/August, 2011
There’s no telling when an emergency situation might occur—or how severely mission-critical applications may be affected. As recent natural and man-made disasters have demonstrated, enterprises, government agencies, relief organizations, and small businesses must sustain vital communications, even in the event of a large-scale disaster.
Q&A with Seejo Sebastine of Hughes Network Systems (Link to Web site)
Virtual Strategies Magazine, July 7, 2011
The Hughes Branch Server is a comprehensive virtualized platform for the branch. It powers Hughes’ Branch IT Services solution and offers both strategic and IT benefits to distributed enterprises.
On the Way to the Satellite Home of the Future (PDF)
Connect! magazine, June 2011, Опубликовано на русском языке
At the 14th Annual Seminar in Moscow, Hughes presented the latest trends in Ka-band and dual Ka-/Ku-band satellite technologies, on-the-move (OTM) platforms for airplanes, trains, and ships, and high-capacity AiReach local multipoint distribution service solutions.
Keys to Improving On-The-Move Communications for the Warfighter (PDF)(Link to Web site)
by Rick Lober, vice president and general manager of Hughes Defense and Intelligence Systems Division, MilSatMagazine, June 2011
Hughes is committed to developing the most advanced and cost efficient COTM solutions to help our military customers maintain over-the-horizon communications anywhere in the world.
Satellite Gets Personal – The Great (Broadband) Leap Forward (PDF)
by Max Engel, Via Satellite, June 2011
The world of satellite broadband is about to see the results of a revolution in satellite capacity.
Universal Service Funds – Look for Right Technology Mix (PDF)
by Giovanni Verlini, Via Satellite, June 2011
Market forces alone might not be enough to attain universal service in the broadband era. The satellite sector should endeavor to find its place in the array of technologies supported by mechanisms like U.S. Universal Service Fund.
Dubai Eye 103.8FM Interviews Soheil Mehrabanzad of Hughes Network Systems (Link to Podcast)
Soheil Mehrabanzad, Assistant VP, Middle East/Africa at Hughes Network Systems speaks about Global Space and Satellite Forum (GSSF) taking place in Abu Dhabi as well as developments in the region and the Hughes technology being used for new MENA broadband services operator Yahsat.
Satellite broadband – closing the digital divide in Asia Pacific (PDF)
by Robert Feierbach, vice president, International Division, Hughes,
First published in Connect-World: Asia-Pacific II, May 2011, copyright, InfoComms Media Ltd, London, UK.
Satellite technology has made it economically feasible to bring broadband communications to remote regions and improves access to medical services, education, e-government and other services that are hard to find and expensive in remote communities.
The Next Broadband Frontier: Airborne Satellite Platforms (PDF)(Link to Web site)
by Daniel Losada and Dr. Rajeev Gopal, Defense and Intelligence Systems Division, Hughes, MilSatMagazine, May 2011
The Hughes HX Airborne platform delivers high-speed data capabilities for commercial and military applications in a standards-based, cost-effective package available now.
Beemar Buzzes Online with Broadband (PDF)
by Kevin Tester, Maritime IT & Electronics, published by IMarEST (www.imarest.org), April/May 2011
A combination of a small footprint installation, high availability, guaranteed data rates, and maritime expertise was all that Beemar could have asked for when it came to selecting a VSAT broadband service for its fleet renewal.
Connecting America’s Parks (PDF)
by Tony Bardo, assistant vice president for Government Solutions at Hughes,
Parks & Recreation Magazine, April 2011
Satellite broadband is helping parks across America to meet the challenges of improving operations, being more cost effective, and making connectivity an essential part of the park experience for all.
Next Generation of Satellites: High Capacity, High Potential (PDF)
by Giovanni Verlini, Via Satellite, April 2011
High throughput platforms using spot beam technology and frequency re-use have the potential to become engines of growth for the satellite industry, but will require a change to a consumer-focus approach on the part of satellite operators.
Satellite Gets Personal: Consumer Broadband Sector Strengthened by New Owners (PDF)
by Max Engel, Via Satellite, April 2011
Once again a North American satellite broadband provider has a new owner. Following WildBlue’s acquisition by ViaSat, Hughes Network Systems is being purchased by EchoStar.
Hughes Network Systems: Managed VoIP from the folks that brought you satellite communications (PDF)
by Mark A. Miller, VoIP Planet, March 8, 2011
Hughes is a household name when it comes to the satellite communications business. Hughes recently launched a business-grade managed VoIP service for distributed enterprises, employing what the company calls ActiveQoS™ technology.
A Case in Point – DinoComms (PDF)
DinoDig, SatMagazine, March 2011
Every June since 1997, Southwestern Adventist University’s Dinodig Project has sent research teams to eastern Wyoming to excavate dinosaur bones.
The North American Satellite Market New Methodology Required...(PDF)
by Jacbo Gullish, Futron, SatMagazine, February 2011
Unique among satellite capacity markets, North America boasts especially mature video and networking segments, as well as very broad scale and transparent global purchases by the U.S. military.
A Case in Point (PDF))
A case study, SatMagazine, February 2011
Located in an unassuming office park in Boulder, Colorado, UNAVCO is a non-profit, membership-governed
consortium sponsored by the National Science Foundation (NSF) and National Aeronautics and Space
Administration (NASA), and supports a myriad of science communities.
Top Eight Network Technologies to Invest in for “Hotels of the Future” (PDF
By Daryl Stokes, Director, Hospitality Solutions, Hughes Solutions Group
HotelExecutive.com, January 2011
Poll hotel guests on which amenity is most important to them and chances are they’ll vote for connectivity. But it’s more than just raw Internet access they expect these days.
Hughes Capitalizes on FCSA, Enterprise Markets with Next Generation Service Launches (Link to Web site)
by Jeffrey Hill, Satellite News, January 11, 2011
Over the past two months, Hughes Network Systems has unveiled a slew of new enterprise and government service offerings, including technology service to the U.S. government through its U.S. General Services Administration (GSA) schedule contract vehicle.
Hughes’ Managed Services Strategy Coming Into Focus (Link to Web site)
Washington Technology, January 11, 2011
Hughes Network Systems announced the Virtual Field Officer Server for the far-flung posts of federal agencies.
Hughes..Future Field Office Offering & VoIP Roll-Out (Link to SatNews Web site)
SatNews, January 11, 2011
Hughes has unveiled a virtualized server offering for the government market designed to reduce IT infrastructure and operating costs, while enabling “Field Office of the Future” applications. Additionally, the Company has launched its managed Voice-over-IP (VoIP) solution for the distributed enterprise.
Hughes Announces Business-Grade VoIP over Affordable Broadband (Link to VoIPMonitor.net Web site)
VoIPMonitor.net, January 10, 2011
Hughes launches its managed VoIP solution for the distributed enterprise. Using the new Hughes ActiveQoS technology, Hughes can provide superior voice quality over affordable broadband, eliminating the need for customers to invest in Expensive leased line MPLS networks.
Hughes Could Stay in Orbit (PDF)
by Neil A. Martin, Barron’s, January 8, 2011
The satellite marker could see its shares rise as earnings grow sharply, fueled by gains in the consumer market.
A Case in Point (PDF)
SatMagazine, January 2011
A case study of Laney Honey, located in North Liberty, Indiana, staying connected with HughesNet.
Hughes in the Media: 2010
Hughes Makes Multiple Managed Service Moves (Link to MSPmentor Web site)
by John Moore, MSPmentor.net, December 21, 2010
"Hughes Network Systems, perhaps best known over the years as a provider of broadband satellite networks, has been pushing into the managed services market. Recent moves mark a solidification of this strategy range from government initiatives to managed VoIP services."
Year in Review…..Hughes (Link to SatMagazine Web site)
by Pradman Kaul, Chairman & CEO of Hughes, SatMagazine, December 2010
Despite the prevailing uncertainty in the global economy, Hughes continued Impressive growth in 2010, once again led by our highly successful consumer Business in North America which surpassed 550,000 subscribers in Q3.
Year in Review…Hughes Defense & Intelligence Systems (Link to SatMagazine Web site)
by Rick Lober, vice President & General Manager, Defense & Intelligence Systems Division, SatMagazine, December 2010
In the past three years, a dedicated team established as the Hughes Defense and Intelligence Systems Division (DISC) has made significant strides applying the company’s highly successful commercial satellite networking technology for military and government customers.
Satellite Reinforces the Smart Grid (PDF)
by Bernie Nelson, director of Service Development, Hughes.
Energy Central, November 2010
Enhancing Situational Awareness (PDF)
by Rick Lober, vice president and general manager, Hughes Defence and Intelligence Systems Division
MilSatMagazine, Nov/Dec 2010
We Stand Ready to Bring Our Technology (PDF) (Russian Version PDF)
by Konstantin Lanin, Russia & CIS Region, Hughes
Satellite Technologies, Mobile Telecom, August 2010
TalkSatellite Interviews Pradman Kaul, President & CEO of Hughes Communications, Inc. (Link to TalkSatellite)
Looking to the Sky for Smart Grid Intelligence (PDF)
by Bernie Nelson, Director of Service Development for Utilities, Energy, and Transportation, Hughes, POWERGRID International, June 2010
Critical to the level of intelligence that can be achieved in making the grid smarter is its backbone—the network and communications infrastructure.
Working It Out (PDF)
by David M. Katz, CFO Magazine, June 2010
The recession triggered a meltdown in working capital performance, but also inspired numerous efforts to improve.
Will they last?
Modernizing the Pizzeria Menu Board (PDF)
by Richard Slawsky, contributing writer, PizzaMarketplace.com, June 2010
Digital menu boards are changing the way pizzerias are communicating with customers.
A Case In Point — New World Connectivity, Old World Winery (PDF)
SatMagazine, June 2010 Edition
Tucked in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains near historic Charlottesville, Virginia, Horton Vineyards is an old-world Tudor winery...(with) no access to high-speed, landline Internet services.
The North American Satellite Broadband Market (PDF)
by Virgil Labrador, editor-in-chief, Satellite Executive Briefing, May 1-15, 2010
With over one hundred million households, the United States is currently the largest market in the world for broadband services.
Hughes, Avanti Expand Partnership in Europe (Link to Web site)
by Peter B. de Selding, Space News International, April 28, 2010
Satellite broadband service provider Hughes Communications, expanding its relationship with startup broadband provider Avanti of Britain.
Overview of the U.S. Satellite Broadband Market (WMA)
talk Satellite Weekly Newsletter, April 2, 2010
Audio interview with Mike Cook, senior vice president of Hughes, on "Executive talk Satellite."
Smart Networking for the Smart Grid (PDF of Article) (Link to Hughes White Paper)
by Bernie Nelson, Director of Service Development for Utilities, Energy, and Transportation, Hughes
Electric Energy T&T Magazine, March, 2010
Continued improvement of the nation’s electricity grid will dominate spending in the utility market during 2010 and beyond.
Consumer Broadband Proving Recession-proof for Hughes (Link to Web site)
by Peter B. de Selding, Space News, February 26, 2010
Satellite broadband hardware and service provider Hughes Communications on Feb. 24 said its U.S. consumer business is showing almost no sign of the recession, with monthly attrition rates dropping even as per-subscriber revenue increases and total subscriber growth continues.
HughesNet brings Satellite Internet to SMBs (Link to Web site)
SMB Now, February 5, 2010
Path-diverse, satellite communications: An essential component for homeland security network planning (PDF)
by Tony Bardo, assistant vice president, Government Solutions, Hughes
GSN: Government Security News, February 1, 2010
Path-diverse communications utilizing satellite technology provide government agencies with a true alternate network path, separate from the primary terrestrial network.
Dollars and Sense: Satellite Broadband’s Future (PDF)
by Owen D. Kurtin, Via Satellite, February, 2010
In retrospect, the satellite broadband projects of the 1990s were just ahead of their time. Broadband satellite service has grown substantially during this decade.
A Macho Moment for Hughes (Link to SkyREPORT Web site)
SkyREPORT, MediaBiz, January 28, 2010
Hughes'...test at the Coalition Warrior Interoperability Demonstration came off without a hitch....
Hughes Hits 500K (Link to SkyREPORT Web site)
SkyREPORT, MediaBiz, January 26, 2010
When it comes to reaching rural America, HughesNet is scoring big time with half a million North American subscribers now receiving the service.
Hughes in the Media: 2009
Satellite Communications Find Use for Expanded Monitoring Applications (PDF)
By Greg Berlocher, Via Satellite, December 2009
Many monitoring applications are a good fit for satellite communications, as they often involve remote locations which are hard to serve via other telecommunication alternatives.
Hughes Year in Review (PDF)
SatMagazine, December 2009
Innovation of broadband satellite technologies and products continues as our core strength,but it’s the thriving service business globally that’s fueling our growth.
Hughes' novel solution: make carriers compete for subsidies (Web link)
by Patrick Neighly, CommsDay International, November 9, 2009 Hughes Network Systems corporate marketing vice president Arunas Slekys has solved the U.S. broadband rollout dilemma.
The FCSA Vision (PDF)
by Rick Lober, Vice President, DISD, Hughes, Military Information Technology, October 2009 Leveraging commercial solutions to meet DOD’s mission requirements.
Brad's Electronics wins platinum award from Hughes (PDF)
Pontotac Progress, Pontotac, Mississippi, Sept. 9, 2009
HughesNet dealer reached "Platinum" status by successfully completing over 60 new consumer installations within 90 days.
Satellite Communications for Disaster Management Survey: Executive Summary - May 2009 (PDF)
Produced by Emergency Management magazine in cooperation with Hughes
A snapshot of the value government agencies have placed on satellite connectivity as a strategy for sustaining communications during a major incident.
Turnaround, Here We come (PDF)
by David McCann, CFO Magazine, July 2009
Companies position themselves to soak up pent-up demand when the economic fog clears up.
Trends in Satellite Broadband Systems (PDF)
by Dave Rehbehn, Senior Director, Hughes, APSCC Quarterly Newsletter, July 2009
Consumer and business appetite for complex applications has transferred broadband from a "nice to have" to an absolute necessity.
The Great Gig in the Sky (PDF)
by Cara Sievers, Phone+, July 2009
When channel partners are seeking a viable networking option for customers, why not go with one that is virtually everywhere?
Urgent Communications (PDF)
by Glenn Bischoff, Technology Satellite, June 2009
Interoperable satellite communications are beneficial when a massive ice storm hits.
Pradman Kaul Audio Interview with talk Satellite at Satellite 2009 in Washington, DC. (Audio File)
CEO of Hughes inducted into the SSPI Hall of Fame and named Satellite Executive of the Year 2008 by Via Satellite magazine.
Tech Talk: Cotton Firm Gets Satellite Internet (PDF)
by Elizabeth Wasserman, IncTechnology.com, March 16, 2009, Reprinted with permission.
A cotton producer in rural Alabama couldn’t get high-speed Internet from telephone or cable companies, so the company opted for HughesNet broadband satellite service.
Executive Spotlight on Dr. Arunas Slekys, Vice President of Corporate Marketing, Hughes (PDF)
SatMagazine, March 2009. Reprinted with permission.
Arunas Slekys talks about Hughes and its global leadership in broadband satellite networks and services.
Pradman Kaul Named as Inductee Into SSPI Satellite Hall of Fame (Link to SatNews Website)
SatNews.com, Satnews Daily, March 11, 2009
The Society of Satellite Professionals International recognizes the visionaries and pioneers "who have devoted their careers to the advancement of technology and to helping build the political and commercial foundations of the industry."
On Target: Meeting the Warfighters’ Growing Needs (PDF)
by Rick Lober, G.M., Defense Intelligence System Division, Hughes
SatCom For Net-Centric Warfare, MilsatMagazine, March 2009, Reprinted with permission.
A key component of meeting challenges is ensuring that the warfighter has leading edge satellite broadband communications solutions to fulfill mission requirements.
Pradman Kaul, Chairman and CEO of Hughes, Named Satellite Executive of the Year 2009 (PDF)
by Jason Bates, Via Satellite Magazine, March 2009, Reprinted with permission.
The ability of Pradman Kaul and his executive management team...to anticipate the evolutions of the satellite market has placed the company firmly atop the VSAT field and in position as one of the leaders in the growing satellite broadband niche.
Digital Signage: Entering Next Phase as Users Seek Return on Investment (PDF)
by Mark Holmes, Via Satellite, February 2009. Reprinted with permission.
The digital signage industry faces several challenges as the global economy sours. Will companies cut back on capital-intensive projects, or will they see the benefit of using these solutions to reach more customers?
Command Center: Dan Losada (Link to Milsat Magazine Website)
MilsatMagazine (online), January 2009
Interview with Dan Losada, Director of the Defense and Intelligence Systems Division (DISD) at Hughes.
Higher Level Communications (Link to GCN Website)
by William Johnson, Government Computer News (GCN), January 9, 2009
New network provides spot-to-spot links that bypass all terrrestrial infrastructure.
Hughes' SPACEWAY® 3: Core of New CrisisCom Program (Link to SatNews Website)
SatNews.com, January 8, 2009
Hughes has launched their Inter-Government Crisis Network (IGCN), a satellite-based solution that enables government agencies to communicate securely and reliably in preparing for and responding to an emergency.
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