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2014-04-10 23:31:07

1.8 MST from Skycasters is bigger, tougher, and offers a stronger Internet signal than previous models. Akron, OH (PRWEB) April 10, 2014 Skycasters, the leader in broadband satellite Internet for businesses, announces its newest and largest Mobile Satellite Trailer (MST). The new 1.8 MST features a 1.8-meter satellite dish and a host of enhancements that will appeal to people involved in oil, gas & mining, disaster response, construction and other industries where being in touch by...

2014-04-01 08:21:09

First to enable continuous coverage across multiple Ka-band spot beams CARLSBAD, Calif., April 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Ka-band aeronautical terminal enabling the fastest in-flight Internet has passed 125 total units shipped. The ViaSat Inc. (Nasdaq:VSAT) terminal, an integrated modem-antenna-radome set, is the first to maintain a continuous link to aircraft in flight by performing seamless switching from beam-to-beam across spot beams from multiple Ka-band satellites....

2014-03-17 08:32:06

Company receives Best Practices Award for commitment to Ka-band innovation CARLSBAD, Calif., March 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Based on the findings of its Best Practices research, Frost & Sullivan has presented the 2013 North American Technology Leadership Award in the satellite Ka-Band market to ViaSat Inc. (NASDAQ: VSAT). http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20091216/VIASATLOGO The Frost & Sullivan Best Practices Awards recognize companies in a variety of regional and global markets...

2014-03-10 08:36:07

Announcement at Satellite2014 Coincides with Hughes Shipping its 4 Millionth Satellite Terminal, Maintaining Approximately 50% Market Share GERMANTOWN, Md., March 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hughes Network Systems, LLC (Hughes), the global leader in broadband satellite solutions and a leading provider of managed network services, today launched its new HX 5.0 broadband satellite system, offering greater scalability, performance and reliability, among other enhancements. The announcement...

2014-03-03 08:39:59

Company to Enable Distance Learning Programs for 8 Federal Government Agencies GERMANTOWN, Md., March 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hughes Network Systems, LLC (HUGHES), the global leader in broadband satellite solutions and services, announced today that it has been awarded a task order by the U.S. General Services Administration (GSA) in support of the Government Education and Training Network (GETN) to provide commercial satellite communications (COMSATCOM) end-to-end solutions to enable the...

2014-02-24 08:35:01

Middle East country builds out a highly secure network across over 100 countries GERMANTOWN, Md., Feb. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hughes Network Systems, LLC (HUGHES), the global leader in broadband satellite networks and services, today announced that it has won a $69 million, three-year contract to provide the foreign ministry of a Middle Eastern country with a highly secure private satellite network and services across more than 100 countries on six continents....

2014-02-11 12:30:24

CHEVY CHASE, Md., Feb. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- With statistics showing the U.S. falling behind in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) education and careers, National 4-H Council and HughesNet announced today a new partnership to introduce more American youth to hands-on, community-based STEM learning. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110112/NE29456LOGO ) The partnership includes a sponsorship from Hughes Network Systems, the operators of HughesNet, to...

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...

2014-01-06 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...

2013-12-19 00:20:48

On-the-fly reconfiguration of LinkWayS2® system enables government satcom operation CARLSBAD, Calif., Dec. 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- ViaSat Inc. (Nasdaq: VSAT) has successfully demonstrated full-mesh multi spot beam (Fan In/Fan Out) operations over the government-owned WGS-1 satellite with LinkWay(S2) equipped earth terminals configured with the WIN-T software baseline. This demonstration was a collaboration between the U.S. Army and ViaSat aimed at improving the efficiency of multi...