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2011-06-01 06:30:00

GERMANTOWN, Md., June 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Hughes Network Systems, LLC (HUGHES), the global leader in broadband satellite network solutions and services, today announced the availability of Hughes Emergency Solutions in anticipation of the 2011 hurricane season and in response to the terrible tornadoes much of the country has experienced this spring. WSI Corp., a weather software maker, has predicted another very active season for hurricanes in 2011, which may affect businesses and...

2011-05-25 14:24:00

WASHINGTON, May 25, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- SIA and AIA welcome a proposed amendment to H.R. 1540, the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2012, that would authorize the president to remove satellites and related components from the U.S. Munitions List, subject to certain restrictions and congressional oversight. More than a decade ago, Congress passed legislation that required all commercial satellites, satellite components, associated technical data and related...

2011-05-12 08:00:00

GERMANTOWN, Md., May 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Hughes Network Systems, LLC (HUGHES), the world's leading provider of broadband satellite networks and services, held its 14th annual technology seminar on May 12th in Moscow, showcasing the company's cutting-edge product and service innovations to attendees from its growing base of authorized service providers in Russia and the CIS countries, and including government officials and telecom media. (Logo:...

2011-05-10 06:00:00

GERMANTOWN, Md., May 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Hughes Network Systems, LLC (HUGHES), the global leader in broadband satellite networks and services, today announced the deployment of several HX System broadband satellite networks for Microcom DRC, a leading service provider in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), founded by Leon Ntale, CEO. Microcom is operating the HX Systems to provide high-speed Internet access, corporate intranets, and VPN services to customers in DRC and...

2011-05-03 07:00:00

GERMANTOWN, Md., May 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Hughes Network Systems, LLC (HUGHES), the global leader in broadband satellite networks and services, and a leading provider of managed network services, today announced that Tony Bardo, assistant vice president for government solutions, will participate as a speaker at the 2011 ITS Network Services Conference at the GSA Expo. Hosted by the U.S. General Services Administration (GSA), Mr. Bardo will join other satellite industry executives on a...

2011-04-25 07:00:00

GERMANTOWN, Md., April 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Hughes Communications, Inc. (Hughes) (NASDAQ: HUGH) will release its financial results for the first quarter of 2011 and will host an Internet Webcast and conference call on Thursday, May 5, 2011 at 11:00 am ET. The discussion will feature remarks by Pradman Kaul, president and CEO and Grant Barber, executive vice president and CFO. Access information for the Webcast and conference call is as follows: Date:...

2011-04-19 06:00:00

GERMANTOWN, Md., April 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Hughes Communications India Ltd. (HCIL), India's leading provider of broadband satellite networks and services, was recognized as the Best VSAT Operator in India at the Telecom Operator Awards ceremony held on 21st March 2011 at the Hyatt Regency, New Delhi, India. Shyamal Ghosh, former secretary, Department of Telecommunications (DoT), Chairman, Telecom Commission and former administrator of the USO Fund, presented the award to Partho...

2011-04-19 07:00:00

GERMANTOWN, Md., April 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- A recent survey of executives and IT leaders at large U.S. companies by Boston-based market research firm, Chadwick Martin Bailey (CMB) indicates that enterprises are increasingly relying on managed network service providers to keep their business operations running reliably. But according to the survey, enterprises aren't opting for just any service provider that offers WAN connections. Rather they are trending toward specialty service...

2011-04-18 08:56:00

GERMANTOWN, Md., April 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Hughes Network Systems, LLC (HUGHES), the global leader in broadband satellite networks and services, today announced that it was selected by Vodacom Group, Ltd., a leading African communications company, to provide its market-leading HN and HX broadband satellite solutions to help propel Vodacom's aggressive expansion of converged service offerings in South Africa and throughout the continent. Most recently, Vodacom purchased the high power...

2011-04-04 07:00:00

GERMANTOWN, Md., April 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Hughes Network Systems, LLC (HUGHES), the global leader in broadband satellite networks and services, today announced an agreement with American Farm Bureau Inc. (AFB Inc.) to offer Farm Bureau members in participating states who activate a new HughesNet high-speed satellite Internet account an attractive discount on the monthly service plan fee. (Logo: https://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110112/NE29456LOGO ) Many Farm Bureau members live...


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