Hughes to Showcase JUPITER™ High-Throughput Satellite System at VSAT 2015 Global Industry Conference

Top Executives to Speak on HTS, Emerging Satellite Applications

Sep 10, 2015, 08:00 ET from Hughes Network Systems, LLC

LONDON, Sept. 10, 2015  /PRNewswire/ -- Hughes Network Systems, LLC (Hughes) Chief Technology Officer Adrian Morris and Senior Vice President Bob Kepley will offer their perspectives on the global explosion of satellite communications in keynote addresses on September 16, the opening day of the 17th annual VSAT 2015 satellite conference at the Royal Garden Hotel in London. Hughes, the global leader in broadband satellite solutions and services, will showcase its JUPITER High-Throughput Satellite (HTS) system throughout the conference, which runs from September 16-18. The JUPITER System was named the 2014 Technology Innovation of the Year at last year's VSAT conference.

Kepley will focus on the changing landscape of satellite communications in his speech, "The Emergence of Global HTS Systems," illustrating how higher capacity and new ground control technologies are driving growth and new applications around the world. Morris will speak on a keynote panel focusing on the satellite market five years from now, including the potential for industry consolidation, the role of satellite in next-generation broadband networks, and the respective advantages of Ku- and Ka-band technologies, among other topics. 

In addition to Kepley and Morris, two Hughes executives will also be presenting at the conference.  Shivaji Chatterjee, senior vice president and general manager of enterprise business for Hughes Communications India, is on a September 18 panel concerning future satellite network capacity for emerging applications, and Dave Rehbehn, vice president of International marketing, will speak on a September 17 panel concerning manufacturers' roles in HTS evolution.

Hughes JUPITER System has been selected as the foundation system of new broadband satellite services by leading operators in Turkey, Russia, Malaysia, Latin America and the Middle East. As the cornerstone of HughesNet® in North America, JUPITER powers the world's largest consumer satellite Internet service—with over 1 million subscribers. It features a flexible and robust gateway architecture with lights-out operation, enhanced IPoS air interface for bandwidth efficiency and performance, and high-throughput terminals of up to 100 Mbps capacity.

Hughes VSAT 2015

Media and analysts should contact Simon Moss at +44 (0)1252 727313 or simonm@whiteoaks.co.uk to arrange interview appointments with Hughes executives.

For more information on VSAT 2015, please visit www.vsatevent.com.

About Hughes Network Systems
Hughes Network Systems, LLC (Hughes) is the global leader in satellite broadband for home and office, delivering innovative solutions and a comprehensive suite of HughesON managed services for enterprises and governments worldwide. 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 5 million systems to customers in over 100 countries, representing approximately 50 percent market share. Its products employ global standards approved by the TIA, ETSI and ITU organizations, 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 www.hughes.com.

About EchoStar EchoStar Corporation (NASDAQ: SATS) is a premier global provider of satellite and video delivery solutions. Headquartered in Englewood, Colo., and conducting business around the globe, EchoStar is a pioneer in secure communications technologies through its EchoStar Satellite Services, EchoStar Technologies Corporation and Hughes Network Systems business segments.

For more information, visit echostar.com. Follow @EchoStar on Twitter.

©2015 Hughes Network Systems, LLC, an EchoStar company. Hughes and HughesNet are registered trademarks and JUPITER and HughesON are trademarks of Hughes Network Systems, LLC.

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