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Hughes to Address 2012 Army Commercial SATCOM Users Workshop

August 8, 2012

GERMANTOWN, Md., Aug. 8, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — Hughes Network Systems, LLC (HUGHES), the global leader in broadband satellite solutions and services, and a leading provider of managed network and application services, today announced that Col. Charles (Chuck) Cynamon (Ret.), senior director for the Defense and Intelligence Systems Division (DISD), will participate in a panel discussion at the Satellite Industry Association (SIA) 2012 Army Commercial SATCOM Users Workshop. Taking place August 13, 2012, the session, “Defining and Delivering an Affordable Resilient SATCOM Architecture,” will feature government and industry leaders. The Army Commercial SATCOM Users Workshop will be held at TechNet Land Forces East.

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    WHO:                     Col. Charles (Chuck) Cynamon
                             (Ret.), senior director,
                             DISD, Hughes

    WHAT:                    2012 Army Commercial SATCOM
                             Users Workshop

    WHEN:                    Monday, August 13, 2012,
                             1:30pm - 2:30pm EST

    WHERE:                   TechNet Land Forces East,
                             Baltimore Convention Center,
                             Baltimore, Maryland

The panel will explore how resilience is defined and what standards should be used to determine satellite network architectures’ resiliency, as well as how the public and private sectors can work together to deliver resilient networks that meet the current budget needs of the U.S. Army and its military and government partners. The panelists will also address best strategies to deliver end-to-end communications systems and future interoperability capabilities.

“The Army Commercial SATCOM Users Workshop provides an opportunity for military and government leaders to share their issues and needs with private sector partners,” said Cynamon. “I look forward to discussing Hughes capabilities and recent advancements in military networking, along with how our bandwidth efficient technologies can help the military meet its budget gap.”

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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 2.8 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 www.hughes.com.

©2012 Hughes Network Systems, LLC, an EchoStar Company. Hughes and HughesNet are registered trademarks of Hughes Network Systems, LLC.

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