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Company Overview of Hughes Network Systems, LLC

Company Overview

Hughes Network Systems, LLC provides broadband satellite network services and systems to the consumer and enterprise markets in North America and internationally. The company delivers services using small aperture terminal satellite, digital subscriber line, and wireless transport platforms. It provides broadband connectivity services for applications, including high-speed Internet access, IP VPN, multicast file delivery and streaming, point-of-sale credit transactions, enterprise back-office communications, and satellite backup; managed network services, such as network design program management, installation management, network and application engineering, proactive network management, net...

11717 Exploration Lane

Germantown, MD 20876

United States

Founded in 2004

1,897 Employees





Key Executives for Hughes Network Systems, LLC

Chairman of the Board of Managers
Age: 68
Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice President
Age: 54
Chief Operating Officer
Age: 75
Executive Vice President of International Division
Age: 67
Executive Vice President of North American Division
Age: 60
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

Hughes Network Systems, LLC Key Developments

Hughes Network Systems Receives Renewal for US GSA Schedule 70 Contract

Hughes Network Systems, LLC has received a renewal for its US General Services Administration, or GSA, Schedule 70 contract GS-35F-0907P, to extend coverage through September 29, 2019. Under the contract renewal, Hughes will continue providing its comprehensive portfolio of satellite broadband solutions to meet agency requirements. Also available under the contract are HughesON managed services for high performance networking and digital media solutions to federal, state and local government agencies.

Hughes Network Systems, LLC Announces 9211-HDR Portable BGAN Terminal for Inmarsat's High Data Rate Service

Hughes Network Systems, LLC (HUGHES) announced that its newest generation portable BGAN terminal, the Hughes 9211-HDR, is on target for commercial availability in November 2014. It is designed to operate with Inmarsat's BGAN HDR service, which provides a portfolio of asymmetric and symmetric high data streaming rates. The BGAN HDR service provides an average speed of 650 kbps with speeds as high as 800 kbps often being achieved. The Hughes 9211-HDR builds on the success of the popular Hughes 9201, which has a significant global installed base of customers. Hughes proudly remains the only approved North American BGAN terminal manufacturer. Designed to provide high performance mobile satellite connectivity, even in the most demanding environments, the Hughes 9211-HDR is the world's small and light Inmarsat BGAN HDR-capable terminal. Budget friendly and feature rich, the Hughes 9211-HDR is ideal for media broadcast organizations, government agencies, global relief work organizations (NGOs), mobile healthcare, first responders, and public safety, where quality of service and performance is paramount. The Hughes 9211-HDR provides features such as built-in RJ11, multi-user Wi-Fi access, and advanced automatic context activation. Its sleek one-piece design delivers ease of portability and rapid field setup. An active external antenna port enables optional connection of remote semi-fixed and mobile tracking antennas.

Solaris Mobile LLC to Use Hughes Network Systems, LLC's GMR-1 3G Air Interface Technology

Solaris Mobile LLC and announced plans to move forward with the Hughes Network Systems, LLC designed and developed satellite-based platform utilizing the ETSI GMR-1 3G air interface standard to enable wireless mobile devices to communicate over the satellite portion of Solaris Mobile's network. The GMR-1 3G industry-proven technology will enable a new generation of mobile satellite services that can operate over Solaris Mobile's space segment, supporting advanced and all-IP services providing 3G/4G compatible user services, including multi-media and voice.

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