Hughes to Showcase Tactical Satellite Solutions at Global MilSatCom 2011

By Hughes Network Systems Llc, PRNE
Sunday, November 13, 2011

GERMANTOWN, Maryland, November 14, 2011 -

Hughes Network Systems, LLC (Hughes) will exhibit its range of satellite-based tactical communications solutions at the 13th annual Global MilSatCom Conference and Exhibition, which will be held at the Millennium Conference Centre, London from 29 November - 1 December 2011.  

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“Military budgets across the globe continue to see cuts during this time of economic austerity,” said Rick Lober, vice president and general manager of Hughes Defence and Intelligence Systems Division. “Hughes offers advanced communications solutions that can help the military meet its vital mission requirements while reducing operational costs through utilization of commercially-proven technologies, such as bandwidth optimization.”

Hughes will showcase its diverse offerings of tactical communications-on-the-move (COTM), high-bandwidth satellite solutions, including beyond-line-of-sight (BLOS) and COTM systems for worldwide deployment.  Hughes solutions support the requirements of land-mobile, maritime, and airborne network-centric communications, and hold numerous government security and industry standard certifications for interoperability among Coalition forces.  

“Global MilSatCom offers a valuable forum to showcase our unrivalled capability in providing tactical broadband solutions that meet the demanding requirements of today’s military,” said Christopher Britton, managing director, Hughes Europe.

Global MilSatCom is the largest event of its type in Europe and will include a wide range of international military leaders addressing the attendees. For more information on Global MilSatCom 2011, visit  

About Hughes Europe

Hughes Europe is the European operating and sales organisation for Hughes Network Systems, LLC (HUGHES) with facilities in Germany, the UK, and Italy. Utilising its satellite hub earth station and network operations centre in Griesheim, Germany, Hughes Europe provides Hughes broadband satellite and terrestrial solutions to large enterprises, government organisations and small businesses throughout the continent, both directly and through a growing family of value-added service providers. These networks support rapid, reliable transmission of data, voice, video, and multimedia content. For more information, please visit

About Hughes Network Systems

Hughes Network Systems, LLC (Hughes) is the world’s leading provider of satellite broadband for home and office, delivering innovative network technologies, managed services and solutions for enterprises and governments globally. HughesNet® is the #1 high-speed satellite Internet service in the marketplace, with offerings to suit every budget. To date, Hughes has shipped more than 2.5 million systems to customers in over 100 countries, representing over 50 percent market share. Its products employ global standards approved by TIA, ETSI and ITU organisations, including IPoS/DVB-S2, RSM-A, and GMR-1.

Headquartered outside Washington, D.C., in Germantown, Maryland, USA, Hughes operates sales and support offices worldwide, and is a wholly-owned subsidiary of EchoStar Corporation (NASDAQ: SATS), a premier global provider of satellite operations and digital TV solutions. For additional information about Hughes, please visit

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Erin Studer, Hughes Network Systems, LLC, +1-301-601-7216, erin.studer at or Kristin Graybill, ConnellyWorks, Inc., +1-571-323-2585, ext. 2190, kristin at

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