October 21, 2008

Hughes Do Brasil Expands Satellite Capacity With Intelsat

Hughes Network Systems has announced that its Brazilian operating entity, Hughes do Brasil, will implement services on new Ku-band capacity on Intelsat's Galaxy-28 satellite to meet demand for its HughesNet broadband services across Latin America.

According to Hughes, with the capacity of the G-28 satellite, it will intensify its efforts in the South American markets, offering its customers the company's portfolio of HughesNet solutions and services, including backup of MPLS networks, managed corporate networks, distance learning networks, high-speed internet access, and IPTV solutions.

Delio Morais, president of Hughes do Brasil, said: "The Galaxy-28 satellite offers us strategic infrastructure, as it ensures that we will have the capacity necessary to keep pace with the growing demand for broadband services in Brazil and across this region."