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2014-02-04 12:25:31

GERMANTOWN, Md., Feb. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --Hughes Network Systems, LLC (HUGHES) is providing broadband satellite Internet access to a dog sled race that takes "mushers" through 1,000 miles of some of the most remote territory in Alaska and Canada. Reliable Internet access enables the race staff to stay in touch with mushers (racers) by email and VoIP calls and get them aid quickly in an emergency. Journalists covering the race also are using the Hughes service to file stories and...

2014-01-07 08:27:22

Completely Re-Designed SlingPlayer App Features Upgraded User Interface, Social Media Features, Live Sporting Event Statistics and Thuuz Excitement Ratings LAS VEGAS, Jan. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sling Media announced today that it has been named a 2014 International CES Innovations Design and Engineering Awards Honoree for the recently launched SlingPlayer 3.0 app. Products entered in this prestigious CES awards program are judged by a panel of independent industrial designers,...

2014-01-06 12:31:46

ENGLEWOOD, Colo., Jan. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- EchoStar Corp. (NASDAQ: SATS) announced today that it has acquired 100% ownership of Solaris Mobile Ltd., a next-generation mobile satellite services (MSS) operator based in Dublin, Ireland and one of the European Union licensees of mobile satellite service with a complementary ground component (S band). Solaris Mobile Ltd. is deploying a satellite and terrestrial network for wholesale access to enhanced mobile communications across...

2014-01-06 08:31:51

HughesNet Gen4 voted one of the best 100 new consumer product/services GERMANTOWN, Md., Jan. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hughes Network Systems, LLC (HUGHES), the global leader in satellite broadband solutions and services, has earned the prestigious Consumer World Award for its market leading HughesNet(®) Gen4 High-Speed Satellite Internet Service. The annual Consumer World Awards program honors excellence in every facet of the consumer industry including products, people behind the...


Word of the Day
penuche
  • A fudgelike confection of brown sugar, cream or milk, and chopped nuts.
'Penuche' is a variant of 'panocha,' a coarse grade of sugar made in Mexico. 'Panocha' probably comes from the Spanish 'panoja, panocha,' ear of grain.
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