Hughes Wins Contract to Power Chevron’s Broadband Network

[Satellite TODAY 07-20-10] Oil and gas company Chevron has named Hughes Network Systems its certified provider of secure managed broadband services for Chevron marketer and retailer stations nationwide, effective immediately, Hughes announced July 19.
    Hughes will provide Chevron customers with connectivity options, including broadband DSL, cable, 3G wireless and satellite service. The fully managed broadband service aims to provide marketers and retailers with an always-on turnkey system that includes installation, proactive monitoring, and technical support.
    Hughes Managed Services also will provide secure point-of-sale connectivity to Chevron’s credit card authorizer via a PCI-compliant network and wireless intrusion detection technology to greatly reduce security breach risks.
    “We are working with Hughes for broadband services to increase our retail operators’ long-term opportunities for success. They now can have direct access to their own suite of applications while meeting stringent PCI security requirements. Chevron-certified network services from Hughes deliver a worry-free solution for our retailers’ commerce and connectivity needs — all from a single vendor,” Chevron Sales Automation Coordinator Ken Morse said in a statement.
    Financial details of the contract were not disclosed.

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