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Hughes JUPITER System Chosen by Five Service Providers to Power Satellite Broadband Services throughout Indonesia


As part of the Indonesian government connectivity project, all five service providers selected JUPITER System technology to help bridge the digital divide

Singapore, June 19, 2019 – CommunicAsia, Meeting Room: MELATI 4001B (Level 4)–  Hughes Network Systems, LLC (HUGHES), the global leader in broadband satellite networks and services, today announced that its JUPITER™ System platform has been selected by five service providers to help bridge the digital divide across Indonesia. The service providers – including Lintasarta,  Pasifik Satelit Nusantara (PSN), Teleglobal and Telkom/TelkomSat – won the tender bids from BAKTI, a division of the Indonesian Ministry of Communications and Information, to deploy 8,000 cellular backhaul and Internet access sites using over 7 GHz of satellite capacity across multiple satellites.

Each service provider independently chose the JUPITER System as part of its winning solution to extend cellular services to Indonesians in areas outside the reach of terrestrial (fiber or microwave) networks and to connect government offices and community centers to the Internet.

“The selection of the JUPITER System by each of the winning service providers is  testament to the value of Hughes technology in meeting operator needs for high performing, economical and efficient satellite solutions,” said Vaibhav Magow, assistant vice president, International Division at Hughes. “The JUPITER System shines as the platform of choice in Indonesia and around the world, with its superior architecture enabling cost-effective satellite broadband to connect the unconnected.” 

BAKTI required that the winning bidders employ High-Throughput Satellite (HTS) capacity, necessitating a flexible ground system solution that readily accommodates HTS spot-beams. Moreover, the latest JUPITER technology incorporates Layer 2 functionality to seamlessly integrate high traffic terrestrial and satellite traffic— supporting the acceleration of 16,000 TCP sessions – an essential feature for applications with many simultaneous users, such as cellular backhaul.

Designed with advanced DVB-S2X, the JUPITER System employs 16APSK return channels to deliver more bits per Hertz, which, combined with reduced spacing of the return channel, yields higher bandwidth efficiency and lower service cost for operators.

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