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SPTI-BOLDT Group Argentina Expands Lottery Network with Hughes Broadband Satellite System


Germantown, Md.Hughes Network Systems, LLC (Hughes), the world’s leading provider of broadband satellite solutions and services, today announced that it has been awarded a contract by SPTI-Boldt Group Argentina, a major telecommunications service provider, to supply an additional 2,000 Hughes broadband satellite terminals in support of SPTI-Boldt’s lottery network.

SPTI-Boldt has been providing service to Banco Provincia using a Hughes broadband satellite system since 2009 to connect 4,000 lottery sites in the Buenos Aires province.  Fully compliant with the IPoS/DVB-S2 standard, including ACM (Adaptive Coding and Modulation), the Hughes system is the world’s most field-proven broadband satellite platform, supporting a wide range of bandwidth-intensive applications including VoIP, high-speed Internet access, interactive distance learning, video conferencing and multimedia streaming.

“We have been very pleased with the performance of the Hughes broadband system over these past several years,” said Carlos Biderman, general manager of SPTI-Boldt Group Argentina. “We want to continue doing business with a company that shares our vision, who has solutions that meet our current needs, who is innovative, and who exhibits leadership in the development of new technology. Hughes has all of these qualities.”

Hugo Frega, senior sales director of the Central America and Latin America (CALA) region at Hughes, said, “This new contract for an additional 2,000 satellite terminals is a testament to the resiliency of our solutions. The Hughes System enables SPTI-Boldt to offer an expanding range of broadband IP services throughout Argentina, employing the most cost-effective satellite platform in the marketplace. We are proud of the relationship we have with SPTI-Boldt and hope to continue it for years to come.”