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Tangara Mitrakom Selects Hughes VSAT System for High-Performance Enterprise Managed Services in Indonesia


Network provides growth potential up to 20,000 terminals throughout the country

Germantown MD—Hughes Network Systems, LLC (Hughes), the global leader in broadband satellite solutions and services, today announced that it has been selected by Indonesian telecom service provider Tangara Mitrakom to supply its high-availability VSAT (Very Small Aperture Terminal) system and terminals to meet growing demand for managed services throughout the country.

Tangara Mitrakom currently provides satellite and terrestrial network services to businesses in the finance, telco, mining, oil, and government markets at more than 8,000 remote sites across Indonesia. Hughes will supply Tangara Mitrakom with a comprehensive satellite broadband solution consisting of two gateways that can support up to 20,000 VSAT terminals. The network will operate in the C-band satellite spectrum and will provide reliable and efficient high-bandwidth connectivity across Indonesia.

“Tangara Mitrakom is pleased to partner with Hughes to expand its service offerings using the latest high-speed satellite technology,” said Darwin Sariaatmadja as president director of Tangara Mitrakom. “Indonesia has more than 17,000 inhabited islands. With its proven satellite technology, we are confident that Hughes is the right partner to assist us in delivering services that will support both high network efficiency and superior performance between corporate customers’ head offices and their many remote offices in Indonesia.”

Incorporating carrier-grade IP broadband networking, the Hughes solution supports specialized applications such as on-the-move communications and mesh networking. It includes an economical gateway earth station and high-performance remote terminals, and can scale quickly and cost-effectively to thousands of locations.

“Tangara Mitrakom demonstrates that distance and natural barriers do not have to be an obstacle in delivering high-performance Internet connectivity,” said Vaibhav Magow, senior director APAC at Hughes. “We look forward to working with them as they connect more and more Indonesian businesses and individuals through reliable, economical VSAT networks.”

Hughes representatives will be showcasing the company’s latest satellite and networking solutions at the CommunicAsia 2016 Technology Exhibition and Conference, May 31-June 3, at their hospitality suite, Heliconia 3401B, Level 3 at the Marina Bay Sands Expo and Convention Center in Singapore. Registration for the CommunicAsia 2016 Technology Exhibition and Conference has closed.