Hughes Tapped to Help National Weather Service Expand Managed Network Services across the US April 15, 2020 HughesON Managed Networks , SD-WAN 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 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 HughesNet and 4-H Inspire Tomorrow’s STEM Leaders, Impacts that Last Say Hughes EmployeesJul 19, 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 Saving Space: How Sustainability Standards Can Protect the Industry and Our PlanetAug 16, 2021 Related Posts See All Building Dynamic and Secure Networks with James Clevenger on StateScoop Radio August 31, 2021 How Hughes Fosters a Culture of Continuous Innovation July 23, 2021 Proof of Performance January 25, 2021 How ML and AI Help Optimize Network Management September 22, 2020 Looking for a Clear Path to Better Network Performance, Increased Security and Reduced Costs? August 25, 2020 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.