Hughes Wins Indian Banking Contract
[1-3-08 – Satellite Today] Hughes Communications has been awarded a 400 million rupee ($10 million) contract to deploy a banking network across India, according to Indian news reports.
Hughes will deploy the network for running core banking solutions to 1,300 branches of the State Bank of India. Hughes will offer turnkey solutions like satellite-based virtual private networks, networking equipment such as routers and switches, and managed services, including system integration and network management.
The installations are expected to be completed by February.