Hughes to Become New York State Government Service Provider
[Satellite TODAY 12-10-09] Hughes Network Systems won a seven-year contract from the State of New York to provide a suite of managed services and connectivity under its comprehensive telecommunications services agreement, Hughes announced Dec. 8.
The indefinite-delivery, indefinite-quantity contract enables state government users, such as statewide agencies, local governments and eligible non-profit, educational and charitable organizations, to purchase telecommunications services provided by Hughes. These services include digital subscriber line, cable-based broadband and fixed wireless connectivity, VSAT, space segment and mobile satellite services as well as equipment, installation, operations, and maintenance support
“This contract opens the door for them to readily acquire critical applications and services such as continuity of operations, homeland security, distance learning, telework, telemedicine, and more,” Tony Bardo, assistant vice president for government solutions at Hughes, said in a statement.
Hughes, Sky Perfect JSAT Expand Broadband Services over Afghanistan Satellite Today December 9, 2009
[Satellite TODAY 12-09-09] Hughes and Sky Perfect JSAT are providing capacity to expand satellite broadband services over Afghanistan to support increased demand in the region, the companies announced.
Hughes Sees Record-Breaking Subscriber Adds in Third Quarter Satellite Today November 6, 2009
[Satellite TODAY 11-06-09] Hughes Communications reported 17,000 subscriber net adds in its 2009 third quarter results, a 49 percent increase over the previous year and a record for the company, Hughes announced Nov. 5.
Hughes Leases Long-Term Hylas Capacity from Avanti Satellite Today November 4, 2009
Hughes has purchased capacity on the Hylas satellite from U.K. broadband satellite company Avanti Communications for an initial payment of 7.5 million British pounds ($12.2 million), Avanti announced.