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 Connecting the Unconnected (45) Satellite is Essential (40) Company News (39) JUPITER System (28) HughesNet (23) HughesON Managed Networks (17) Community Wi-Fi (15) SD-WAN (15) Interoperability (11) Podcast (11) Emergency Communications (11) Cellular Backhaul (10) Mobility (7) HughesON Digital Signage (1) Popular Blogs Innovations that Changed the Industry: The Two-Way VSATFeb 22, 2021 Audio Podcast Interview with Rick Lober, VP/GM Defense and Intelligence Systems Division, Hughes Network SystemsFeb 17, 2021 EM Weekly Podcast Episode: When Disaster Strikes, Staying Connected MattersFeb 19, 2021 Frost & Sullivan Recognizes Hughes India for LeadershipMar 24, 2021 Hughes “Digital Workers” Improve Field Service and Customer ExperienceMar 24, 2021 Related Posts See All 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 Two Strategies to Address Top CIO Concerns August 25, 2020 AWARDS: Bringing Customers Award-winning Leadership July 15, 2018 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.