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2014-07-28 16:24:55

ENGLEWOOD, Colo., July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- EchoStar Corporation (NASDAQ: SATS) will host its second quarter 2014 financial results conference call on Thursday, August 7, 2014 at 11:00 a.m. Eastern Time. The dial-in numbers are 1-877-815-1625 (US) and 716-247-5178 (International), Conference ID # 77114331. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140728/130640 EchoStar's press release about its financial results will be distributed prior to the conference call and is accessible on...

2014-07-16 08:25:00

New Slingbox M1 and SlingTV Will Delight Mobile and Home Entertainment Users with New Features Including Discovery and Navigation Enhancements, Cloud-Based Social Media Personalization, and Ease of Setup and Use FOSTER CITY, Calif., July 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sling Media, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of EchoStar Corporation (NASDAQ: SATS), today announced the Slingbox® M1 and SlingTV(TM), replacing the popular and award-winning Slingbox 350 and 500 models. Both of these retail products...

2014-07-14 12:30:34

Winner of video contest will win $1,000 and a trip to 4-H National Youth Science Day in Washington, D.C. CHEVY CHASE, Md., July 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, 10 talented young people from across the U.S. were named finalists in the "Inspire a Future Scientist" video contest and are one step closer to winning $1,000 and a trip to 4-H National Youth Science Day. Young people from around the country submitted videos of up to 15 seconds to demonstrate their love of science and show how...

2014-07-14 08:30:39

Social Media Integration, Low-Cost Cloud Services and Emergency Notifications Advance Employee and Citizen Engagement; Ideal for Government Agencies GERMANTOWN, Md., July 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hughes Network Systems, LLC (Hughes), the global leader in broadband satellite solutions and a leading provider of managed network services, today announced enhancements to its HughesON((TM)) Digital Media Solutions for Government platform. These new capabilities increase social media...

2014-07-08 08:39:01

New HX based terminals suitable for global military operations GERMANTOWN, Md., July 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hughes Network Systems, LLC (HUGHES), the global leader in broadband satellite networks and services, has recently teamed with Tampa Microwave to embed their HX-based modem into the Tampa Microwave ManPack family of small tactical satellite terminals. The terminals range in size from 45cm to 1.3m and feature WGS and FIPS compliant Hughes HX technology that can support X, Ku-...

2014-07-08 08:35:57

Comprehensive HughesON(TM) Managed Network Solution Includes Wireless Back-Up to Support Australian Retailer's UK Launch GERMANTOWN, Md., July 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Smiggle, a fast-growing Australian stationery brand, announced today that it has selected Hughes Europe to provide its market-leading HughesON managed network services to all Smiggle's UK stores. The comprehensive solution comprises business broadband DSL, including voice services, connecting Smiggle stores to the...

2014-06-16 08:20:45

Hughes, in partnership with Global Eagle Entertainment, will provide Thaicom with aeronautical mobility solution for airlines in Thailand and SE Asia GERMANTOWN, Md., June 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hughes Network Systems, LLC (HUGHES), the global leader in broadband satellite solutions and services, today announced that it has signed a contract with Thaicom Public Company Limited (Thaicom), a leading satellite communications provider in Asia Pacific, to provide its broadband satellite...

2014-06-10 12:36:35

Hughes will showcase high-throughput satellite technology GERMANTOWN, Md., June 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hughes Network Systems, LLC (Hughes), the global leader in broadband satellite solutions and services, will conduct technology workshops for current and prospective customers about the advantages of high-throughput satellite technology to connect people and power economic development, and host a hospitality suite at the CommunicAsia 2014 trade show/conference at the Sands Expo and...

2014-05-20 08:40:55

HX System to Power High-Speed Internet Service in Schools and Communities GERMANTOWN, Md., May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hughes Network Systems, LLC (Hughes), the global leader in broadband satellite solutions and services, today announced that it has been awarded a contract for an HX broadband satellite system and terminals by HISPASAT Colombia, a subsidiary of Spanish satellite operator HISPASAT, to power delivery of high-speed satellite Internet service as part of Colombia's...

2014-05-19 08:31:56

Youth can upload a 15-second video for a chance to win $1,000 and a trip to 4-H National Youth Science Day in Washington, D.C. CHEVY CHASE, Md., May 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As part of their commitment to introduce more American youth to the excitement of science, National 4-H Council and HughesNet(®), the nation's #1 satellite Internet service from Hughes, launched the "Inspire a Future Scientist" nationwide video contest today, inviting young people to answer the question, "Why do...


Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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