Hughes Tapped to Help National Weather Service Expand Managed Network Services across the US April 15, 2020 false HughesON solution to upgrade critical weather tracking and data collection services Hughes has been selected to upgrade and expand managed satellite and wireless network services at National Weather Service (NWS) locations throughout the US. The comprehensive HughesON™ solution will provide the NWS with the network services needed to gather and report local weather tracking and forecasting data using capacity on the Hughes JUPITER 1 (EchoStar XVII) and JUPITER 2 (EchoStar XIX) High-Throughput Satellites (HTS). At mission-critical locations, 4G LTE wireless backup will ensure a dual-path network architecture for increased availability. In addition, Hughes HR4860 Secure SD-WAN Gateways will be installed at the locations and provide a live dashboard with 24/7 access to network performance data and analytics. “Few government networks touch as many lives across the US,” explained Tony Bardo, assistant vice president of government solutions at Hughes. “We all depend on the National Weather Service’s daily forecast, which becomes critical for emergency preparedness before an impending disaster and follow-up tracking in its aftermath. We are proud to deliver the network they need to carry out their important mission with speed, accuracy and reliability.” The expansion agreement is part of a contract with ERT, Inc., a vendor for the National Oceanic Atmospheric Administration’s (NOAA), of which NWS is a sub-agency. Categories See All Satellite (2) Satellite Networking (2) Technology (1) Employee Training (1) Popular Blogs Hughes Network Systems “Innovation Day” Highlights Edge Computing PossibilitiesAug 4, 2020 Satellite Industry Accounts for 74% of Global Space EconomyAug 11, 2020 Can In-flight Connectivity Rival “At Home” Service?Aug 18, 2020 Experts See Backhaul over Satellite as Essential in Reducing Connectivity DivideAug 25, 2020 Two Strategies to Address Top CIO ConcernsAug 25, 2020 ENJOY THIS POST? This blog was featured in the September edition of our newsletter. Provide your email below to receive a monthly round-up of what’s happening in the world of connectivity! First Name Last Name Email Company Campaign ID CAPTCHA This question is for testing whether or not you are a human visitor and to prevent automated spam submissions.