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HughesNet Gen4 Honored as Winner in 3rd Annual Consumer World Awards


HughesNet Gen4 voted one of the best 100 new consumer product/services

Germantown, Md., January 6, 2014—Hughes Network Systems, LLC (HUGHES), the global leader in satellite broadband solutions and services, has earned the prestigious Consumer World Award for its market leading HughesNet® Gen4 High-Speed Satellite Internet Service. The annual Consumer World Awards program honors excellence in every facet of the consumer industry including products, people behind the successes, and best companies from around the world.

HughesNet Gen4 was honored for its ability to deliver high-speed Internet access (up to 15 Mbps), greater download capacity, and a richer Internet experience. HughesNet Gen4 is built upon a network of high-capacity satellites, high throughput ground technology, and in-home devices tightly integrated to deliver high performance and continuous, reliable service. In addition to a better Web surfing experience, it provides the performance required to support high-bandwidth applications, including social media and video and music streaming. In total, over 800,000 subscribers in North America enjoy satellite Internet access provided by the HughesNet service.

“It’s an honor to be named a winner by Consumer World Awards for this esteemed industry recognition,” said Paul Gaske, executive vice president and general manager, North American Division, Hughes. “This award is a testament to our commitment to providing consumers in North America with quality, high-speed Internet access no matter where they live.”

About the Consumer World Awards
Consumer World Awards are an annual industry and peers recognition program honoring best products and services in the consumer industry with participation from companies large to small including new start-ups in North America, Europe, Middle-East, Africa, Asia-Pacific, and Latin-America. This worldwide recognitions program is part of the 9 awards programs from SVUS Awards. Learn more about The Consumer World Awards at

About Hughes Network Systems
Hughes Network Systems, LLC (Hughes) is the world’s leading provider of satellite broadband for home and office, delivering innovative network technologies, managed services and solutions for enterprises and governments globally. HughesNet® is the #1 high-speed satellite Internet service in the marketplace, with offerings to suit every budget. To date, Hughes has shipped more than 3.3 million systems to customers in over 100 countries, representing over 50 percent market share. Its products employ global standards approved by the TIA, ETSI and ITU organizations, including IPoS/DVB-S2, RSM-A and GMR-1. Headquartered outside Washington, D.C., in Germantown, Maryland, USA, Hughes operates sales and support offices worldwide, and is a wholly owned subsidiary of EchoStar Corporation (NASDAQ: SATS), a premier global provider of satellite operations and digital TV solutions. For additional information about Hughes, please visit