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In March, Hughes Communications India Limited (HCIL), a subsidiary of Hughes, was awarded “2013 Best VSAT Operator in India” at the Telecom Operator Awards held in New Delhi. This prestigious award, which HCIL has now received for six years in a row, recognizes companies that demonstrate outstanding performance in delivering world-class results in service and support in the telecom sector.
One of just three companies to receive a 2012 Satellite Spotlight Product of Year Award from Technology Marketing Corporation (TMC), Hughes had the honor of winning two of them, as announced in May 2013.
HughesNet® Gen4 high-speed satellite Internet service was recognized for its ability to deliver dramatically increased speeds (up to 15 Mbps), greater download capacity, and a richer Internet experience to thousands of consumers. HughesNet Gen4 is built upon a network of high-capacity satellites, advanced ground systems technology, and in-home devices tightly integrated to deliver high performance and continuous, reliable service.
At the same time, Hughes HX System 4.0 was recognized for its wide range of technology enhancements to the HX product family, enabling higher performance, efficiency, and a number of significant new features. Designed and optimized for carrier- grade IP broadband networking, the HX System is the ideal choice for mobility and mesh applications including 3G/4G cellular backhaul, Virtual Network Operator (VNO) hosting, and Comms On-The-Move (COTM) for airborne/maritime/ land, including Defense and Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance (ISR) solutions.
Hughes was honored once again in 2013 by the Alliance for Workplace Excellence (AWE) as one of the Greater Washington, D.C. area’s best places to work, receiving the Workplace Excellence Seal of Approval, as well as the Health & Wellness Trailblazer Award. In addition, Hughes was among 30 organizations recognized with the EcoLeadership Award for commitment to environmental sustainability, and one of 18 recognized as leading practitioners in diversity and inclusion.
Also in May, Network Products Guide named the Hughes HS1200 Broadband Optimization Appliance a Bronze winner of the “8th Annual 2013 Hot Companies and Best Products Awards” in the Best New Products category. The Network Products Guide honors are the world’s premier information technology awards, recognizing achievements in industry innovations. The Hughes HS1200 was recognized for enabling a more cost-effective and higher-performance WAN alternative to MPLS networks, providing end-to-end Quality of Service (QoS) over best-efforts broadband, such as DSL and cable. As a result, distributed enterprises can take advantage of Voice over IP (VoIP), video, and real-time data applications at their branch sites without needing expensive MPLS networks.
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