Hughes Network Systems
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 over 660,000 consumer and small business subscribers in North America, and offerings to suit every budget. To date, Hughes has manufactured and shipped more than 3.3 million terminals to customers in over 100 countries, and has consistently maintained a global market share of over 50 percent. Its products employ global standards approved by the TIA, ETSI and ITU organizations, including IPoS/DVB-S2, RSM-A, and GMR-1.
Hughes owns and operates service businesses throughout the United States, Europe, India, and Brazil delivering continent-wide broadband satellite connectivity along with an ever growing range of fully managed solutions and applications to major enterprise customers in virtually every vertical sector, including many of the Fortune 1000. Its technology footprint covers the globe, exceeding 1 million broadband sites operating on more than 20 satellites, including the Ka-band,100+Gbps EchoStar® XVII with Jupiter™ high-throughput technology and the award-winning SPACEWAY® 3 satellite in North America, the world’s first with onboard switching and routing.
Hughes supplies a growing family of authorized service providers, government organizations, and businesses with advanced broadband systems and terminals including satellite Network Operations Centers (NOCs) and gateways; broadband satellite routers and modems; mobile satellite systems, handhelds and high-speed IP data terminals.
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.