Hughes and Telespazio Ink New European Satcom Deal
Hughes Europe and Telespazio have signed a contract to boost services they offer to European customers. The companies announced the new deal Oct. 18. The agreement will enable the companies to leverage Hughes technology and services expertise and Telespazio’s services and state-of-the-art earth station in Fucino, Italy, to deliver services throughout Europe.
The collaboration will focus on satellite applications ranging from fixed- and rotary-wing mobility solutions to SATCOM for government emergency services, and from Software-Defined Wide-Area-Networks (SD-WAN) for enterprises to broadband Internet access.
“This agreement with Hughes Europe accelerates and strengthens our strategy to innovate our capabilities to provide an unrivalled portfolio of broadband solutions, including mobility services for the governmental market and communications for long-distance applications tailored for rotary- and fixed-wing aircraft,” said Alessandro Caranci, Senior Vice President, Satellite Communications, Telespazio.