State and Local Agencies across the U.S. are Getting Connected with HughesNet Gen5 for Business August 13, 2019 HughesNet , JUPITER System , Connecting the Unconnected false Single, consolidated contract enables 22 states to use America’s #1 choice for satellite Internet On behalf of the National Association of State Procurement Officials (NASPO), the state of Utah is leading a 22-state effort to simplify the process for purchasing telecommunications services. As part of this single, consolidated Indefinite Delivery Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) contract, Hughes has been selected to provide state agencies with HughesNet®—the nation’s #1 satellite Internet service, designed to meet small office needs with unlimited data plans, built-in Wi-Fi and fast, 25 Mbps speeds. Local agencies throughout the 22 participating states—including law enforcement, park services and agriculture stations—are taking advantage of the new contract to get connected. Additional states may opt in later. With HughesNet, employees have rapid access to critical information and applications such as email, point-of-sale transactions, Web pages, sharing files, online videos and more, regardless of where they work. As a case in point, there are more than 8,500 state parks across the United States spanning over 19 million acres without access to terrestrial broadband service. Now, park employees will be able to better fulfill their mission of protecting nature’s wonders for all to visit and enjoy. Under the contract, Hughes will also offer its lightweight, ruggedized flyaway satellite terminal (VSAT). Powered by the JUPITER™ System, this versatile terminal can be quickly set up in the most demanding environments—such as following a natural disaster. As a turnkey SATCOM solution, it is easily transported and assembled and has a self-pointing antenna to lock on to a satellite within minutes, requiring only one trained person who does not need extensive satellite knowledge or expertise. Categories See All Satellite is Essential (53) Connecting the Unconnected (52) Company News (42) JUPITER System (33) HughesNet (27) HughesON Managed Networks (18) Podcast (17) SD-WAN (17) Community Wi-Fi (15) Emergency Communications (13) Interoperability (11) Mobility (11) Cellular Backhaul (11) Popular Blogs SATELLITE 2021 Show TakeawaysSep 27, 2021 5 for 50: Five Industries Impacted by Hughes Technologies and ServicesSep 28, 2021 How Hughes Fosters a Culture of Continuous InnovationJul 23, 2021 Defining Moments in Hughes 50 Year HistoryJul 23, 2021 The Divide Podcast: The role of satellite broadband in closing the digital divideJul 22, 2021 Related Posts See All 5 for 50: Five Industries Impacted by Hughes Technologies and Services September 28, 2021 SATELLITE 2021 Show Takeaways September 27, 2021 Satellite Enabled Voice Services Save Idaho Property and Many Acres from Wildfire September 29, 2021 Deep in the Amazon, HughesNet Provides Connectivity September 15, 2021 Vessels of all Types Use JUPITER System for Land-like Connectivity at Sea August 25, 2021 ENJOY THIS POST? 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.