March 6, 2017
Launch date for next generation of HughesNet services to be announced
Germantown, Md., March 6, 2017— At the SATELLITE 2017 Conference, March 6-9 in Washington, DC, Hughes Network Systems, LLC (HUGHES), an EchoStar company (NASDAQ: SATS) and the global leader in broadband satellite technology and services will showcase numerous innovations, from advanced features of its JUPITER™ System to new capabilities of HughesNet®, America’s number one choice for high-speed satellite Internet service.
“We’ve earned a trusted leadership position by consistently delivering innovations that have shaped and transformed the industry,” said Pradman Kaul, president of Hughes. “This annual event gives us the choice opportunity to present our latest contributions in both technology and services, and we extend a hearty welcome to all from around the globe to engage with us while at the show.”
A number of Hughes executives will give presentations throughout the conference, including Pradman Kaul in a roundtable session on “Global Satellite Operator CEOs Spearheading the Connected World, on Tuesday, March 7 at 4:15 p.m. Hughes is also hosting a press/analyst luncheon featuring several significant announcements on Tuesday, March 7 at 11:15 a.m. in room 204A in the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington, D.C. To sign up for the press luncheon, please email firstname.lastname@example.org
Hughes Network Systems, LLC (HUGHES) is the global leader in broadband satellite technology and services for home and office. Its flagship high-speed satellite Internet service is HughesNet®, the world’s largest satellite network with over 1 million residential and business customers across North America and Brazil. For large enterprises and governments, the company’s HughesON® managed network services provide complete connectivity solutions employing an optimized mix of satellite and terrestrial technologies. The JUPITER™ System is the world’s most widely deployed High-Throughput Satellite (HTS) platform by leading service providers operating on more than 20 satellites, delivering enterprise, mobility and cellular backhaul applications. To date, Hughes has shipped more than 5.5 million satellite systems to customers in over 100 countries, representing approximately 50 percent market share.
Headquartered outside Washington, D.C., in Germantown, Maryland, USA, Hughes operates sales and support offices worldwide, and is a wholly owned subsidiary of EchoStar Corporation (NASDAQ: SATS), a premier global provider of satellite operations. For additional information about Hughes, please visit www.hughes.com and follow @Hughes_Corp on Twitter.
EchoStar Corporation (NASDAQ: SATS) is a premier global provider of satellite communication solutions. Headquartered in Englewood, Colo., and conducting business around the globe, EchoStar is a pioneer in secure communications technologies through its Hughes Network Systems and EchoStar Satellite Services business segments. For more information, visit echostar.com. Follow @EchoStar on Twitter.
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