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2010-01-27 07:00:00

GERMANTOWN, Md., Jan. 27 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Hughes Network Systems, LLC (HUGHES), the global leader in broadband satellite networks and services, today announced that its satellite-based broadband capabilities were successfully demonstrated during the Coalition Warrior Interoperability Demonstration (CWID), according to the newly-released CWID Final Report. Directed by the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, CWID is an annual multi-national exercise designed to test new and...

2010-01-25 07:00:00

GERMANTOWN, Md., Jan. 25 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Hughes Network Systems, LLC (HUGHES), the global leader in broadband satellite networks and services, today announced that it has surpassed 500,000 North American subscribers to its HughesNet® service. At a time when the U.S. is debating how to bring about universal broadband connectivity, Hughes continues to deliver high-speed Internet access services to individuals and small businesses that are in underserved and...

2009-06-17 05:30:00

Company to Highlight Military and Emergency Response Capabilities via SPACEWAY(R) 3 GERMANTOWN, Md., June 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Hughes Network Systems, LLC (HUGHES), the global leader in broadband satellite networks and services, is providing rapid deployment of satellite-based broadband capabilities for disaster and emergency response during the Coalition Warrior Interoperability Demonstration (CWID) June 15-26, 2009. CWID events are held at five locations in the United States and abroad in...

2009-06-16 15:15:00

Space Systems/Loral selected to manufacture next generation satellite, with over 100 Gbps throughput, utilizing enhanced IPoS standard GERMANTOWN, Md., June 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Hughes Network Systems, LLC (HUGHES), the global leader in broadband satellite networks and services, today announced that it will launch a next-generation, high throughput satellite in the first quarter 2012 to expand its rapidly growing HughesNet(R) broadband Internet service across North America. Designed...

2008-11-11 12:00:07

Hughes Network Systems, a US-based provider of broadband satellite network solutions and services, has announced a cooperative R&D agreement with the Defense Information Systems Agency to study network centric enterprise architecture validation of IP networking with the Regenerative Satellite Mesh standard and the Spaceway 3 system. Under this cooperative R&D agreement, Hughes and Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) will perform R&D that supports overall IP convergence as...

2008-10-03 09:00:14

Hughes Network Systems, a US-based broadband satellite networks and services provider, has announced the availability of HughesNet Broadband Backup service plans, the new offering for small- and medium-sized businesses that provide automatic satellite backup in the event of a landline failure. According to the company, with HughesNet Broadband Backup, SMBs can be secure in knowing their critical applications will remain online in the event of a landline failure, protecting them against loss...

2008-10-01 09:00:18

GERMANTOWN, Md., Oct. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Hughes Network Systems, LLC (HUGHES), the global leader in broadband satellite networks and services, today announced the availability of HughesNet Broadband Backup service plans, the newest offerings for small- and medium-sized businesses that provide automatic satellite backup in the event of a landline failure. With HughesNet Broadband Backup, SMBs can be secure in knowing their critical applications will remain online in the event of a landline...


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Cthulhu
  • A gigantic fictional humanoid alien god being described with a head resembling an octopus and dragon wings and claws, around whom an insane cult developed.
  • Pertaining to the mythos of Cthulhu and additional otherworldly beings created by H. P. Lovecraft or inspired by his writings and imitators.
This word was invented in 1926 by H.P. Lovecraft for his short story, 'The Call of Cthulhu.' 'Cthulhu' may be based on the word 'chthonic,' which in Greek mythology refers to the underworld.
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