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It’s vital that the news gets through—securely and accurately—even in crisis situations. That’s why Hamburg-based mecom Medien-Commu- nikations-Gesellschaft mbH, Germany’s leading company in the transmission of news in text, image, graphics, audio, and video formats, has chosen the high-performance Hughes HX broadband satellite system to power its scalable and efficient digital network in order to meet growth plans. The new fault-tolerant solution will be rolled out over a 12-month period and will include two HX hubs and broadband satellite terminals at 600 sites in the current mecom network. The second hub will provide fully automatic redundancy as a backup to ensure maximum system stability—even in a crisis situation when terrestrial networks fail.
HughesNet® Gen4 High- Speed Satellite Internet Service was recently recognized as one of the best 100 new consumer products/services by the prestigious Consumer World Awards. 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 dramatically increased speeds (up to 15 Mbps), greater download capacity, and a richer Internet experience to over 800,000 subscribers in North America. 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.
As provider of water and sewage treatment services to 1.3 million people across South West England, Wessex Water has imple- mented a Hughes High-Availability Communica- tions-on-the-Move (COTM) solution to support rapid deployment of its mobile emergency response units in remote areas when disaster strikes, such as flooding. To ensure no loss of connectivity, the Hughes solution employs its advanced 9450-C11 mobile satellite terminals operating over the Inmarsat BGAN (Broadband Global Area Network), with automatic failover from 3G service. The COTM platform synchro- nizes mobile devices and ensures that no time is lost, either onsite or between jobs.
Good news for multi-branch organizations that are looking for a next-generation, wide area network delivering higher capacity, stronger security, and better performance. Extensive testing by the Tolly Group, a leading global provider of third-party validation for network and IT products and services, has proven that HughesONTM Performance Optimization delivers high-capacity, end-to-end QoS, and superior application performance over ordinary broadband networks. HughesON Network Solutions deliver a high-performance, secure, managed WAN solution ideally suited for distributed organizations, such as retail, restaurant, hospitality, financial services, and government agencies. The results of the validation testing, conducted using three Hughes Active technologies— ActiveBondingTM, ActiveQoSTM, and ActiveCompressionTM —were published in a commissioned report entitled HughesON Network Solutions with Hughes Active Technologies, available at Business.Hughes. com/Enterprise and www.Tolly.com.
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