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Hughes Lands Jupiter Gateway and Terminal Deal in Saudi Arabia 

By Rachel Jewett | June 13, 2024
Hughes Network Systems campus in Germantown, MD. Photo Credit: Hughes

Hughes Network Systems campus in Germantown, MD. Photo Credit: Hughes

Hughes Network Systems will build a Jupiter gateway and provide 1,200 Jupiter terminals to Saudi Arabia service provider Luna Space Telecommunications under a deal announced Thursday. Luna Space is part of the Skyband Holding company

Skyband has been a customer of Hughes for more than a decade. The company provides satellite network infrastructure to corporate and government customers in Saudi Arabia. Under the deal, Skyband will migrate its existing network to the Hughes network and expand into new government, financial, and oil and gas markets with software-defined wide area networking (SD-WAN).

“We’ve always been able to count on Hughes to provide us with leading satellite broadband solutions,” said Fouad Nasser the chief business officer of Skyband “Over that time, Hughes has been a true partner in helping us equip our customers with the connectivity they need to grow and achieve their digital transformation goals.”