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2013-01-29 08:34:40

GERMANTOWN, Md., Jan. 29, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Hughes Network Systems, LLC (HUGHES), the global leader in broadband satellite solutions and services, continues to provide satellite broadband Internet and voice services to Habitat for Humanity of Westchester, NY in its Superstorm Sandy recovery efforts. These essential communications are supporting the rebuilding of over 110 homes damaged by the hurricane in Breezy Point, NY and are the result of a combined effort by Hughes, Cisco Systems and...

2013-01-28 20:22:11

CARLSBAD, Calif., Jan. 28, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- ViaSat Inc. (Nasdaq: VSAT) has signed four new contracts that increase the total Ku-band capacity of its global mobility network by more than 60 percent. This investment in additional bandwidth will be reserved for government and general aviation business growth and customer requirements for high data rates for mobile satellite communications. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130128/LA49729) (Logo:...

2013-01-28 08:33:28

NEW DELHI, Jan. 28, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Hughes Communications India, Ltd. (HCIL), a subsidiary of Hughes Network Systems, LLC (Hughes), the world leader in broadband satellite networks and services, today announced that it has been contracted by the government of Punjab to supply and operate a comprehensive, satellite-based network to deliver quality education content to students in educational institutions throughout the state using the INSAT-4CR satellite. The win marks the largest ever in...

2013-01-22 20:21:33

CARLSBAD, Calif., Jan. 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- ViaSat Inc. (Nasdaq: VSAT) has introduced a small form factor version of its LinkWay(S2) satellite modem that enables it to occupy less space than the standard, rack-mount 1 RU chassis. The ViaSat CBM-100 modem is an embeddable card set for use in more tactical applications. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20091216/VIASATLOGO) The small form factor ViaSat CBM-100, a less than 45-watt, 9 x 7.75 x 2.5 inch...

2013-01-15 07:21:47

GERMANTOWN, Md., Jan. 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Hughes Network Systems, LLC (HUGHES), the global leader in broadband satellite solutions and services, and a leading provider of managed network and application services, today announced that it has received an order from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to provide satellite broadband services for the agency's "RadNet" program. Under the order, Hughes will provide 50 sites with 12 months of satellite broadband service. (Logo:...

2013-01-14 02:21:22

GERMANTOWN, Md., Jan. 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Hughes Network Systems, LLC (HUGHES), the global leader in broadband satellite solutions and services, today announced that it has shipped more than 487,000 broadband satellite terminals in 2012, the most ever in one year, bringing its cumulative number of satellite terminals shipped worldwide to more than 3.3 million. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110112/NE29456LOGO ) The new record reinforces the company's leadership in both...

2013-01-07 08:20:58

CARLSBAD, Calif., Jan. 7, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- ViaSat Inc. (Nasdaq: VSAT) has shipped its 500(th) VR-12 Ku-band airborne satellite antenna. This ultra-small satcom antenna, together with ViaSat ArcLight(®) technology, has been the workhorse for hundreds of military and general aviation uses on light airframes. These aircraft need to limit the size, weight, and power of onboard communications equipment, but still need to meet advanced broadband satcom requirements for media-rich...

2013-01-04 08:21:42

CARLSBAD, Calif., Jan. 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Approaching its first year in service, satellite Internet provider ViaSat (NASDAQ: VSAT) has launched its first national television commercial for Exede(®) satellite Internet service. The spot connects the dots between the dominance of the United States in the space race and Exede Internet, which is powered by ViaSat-1 - the world's highest-capacity satellite. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20091216/VIASATLOGO) Featuring poignant...

2012-12-20 08:20:30

CARLSBAD, Calif., Dec. 20, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- ViaSat Inc. (Nasdaq: VSAT) will provide broadband airborne satcom services for a U.S. government customer under a contract award valued at $52 million. The one year contract is a renewal for services already provided using ViaSat ArcLight® technology over a managed private network established in 2009 to support military missions for the War on Terror. ViaSat mobile broadband systems are designed to provide high-speed, beyond...

2012-12-04 08:32:13

NEW DELHI, Dec. 4 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Hughes Communications India, Ltd (HCIL), a subsidiary of Hughes Network Systems, LLC (Hughes), today announced that it has been chosen by C-Edge to provide over 3,000 branches of the National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (NABARD) across the country with a broadband satellite network and managed services. The contract is worth Rs. 33 crores (approximately USD 6 million) for a period of five years. C-Edge, a joint venture between TATA...