HUGHES Executive to Address GSA Network Services Conference on Commercial SATCOM Applications

Company to Showcase Inter-Government Crisis Network, Telework Capabilities, and Digital Media Solutions at Exhibition

Jun 17, 2010, 08:00 ET from Hughes Network Systems, LLC

GERMANTOWN, Md., June 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Hughes Network Systems, LLC (HUGHES), the global leader in broadband satellite networks and services, today announced that Tony Bardo, assistant vice president for government solutions at Hughes will participate as a speaker at the U.S. General Services Administration's (GSA) Network Services Conference. Mr. Bardo will serve as a panelist with other satellite industry executives to discuss how federal agencies can benefit from using commercial satellite services to meet mission-critical requirements. The panel will discuss how commercial satellite services available through GSA's Networx program and the SATCOM-II contract can transform emergency response, Continuity of Operations (COOP) planning, telework, military communications, and distance learning capabilities.


Tony Bardo, assistant vice president, government solutions, Hughes


GSA Network Services Conference 2010

Track Session 4.9 Commercial SATCOM Applications – Industry Panel


Wednesday, June 23, 2010, 10:30 a.m.  


Room: Sebastian I-1

Rosen Shingle Creek Hotel

Orlando, Florida

Hughes will showcase its satellite services and solutions at the GSA Network Services Conference in the exhibit area at booth #513. The exhibit will focus on Hughes capabilities to support emergency preparedness and response, including its Inter-Government Crisis Network (IGCN); managed services to enable telework and distance learning; and digital media solutions to facilitate education and training.  

Please note: All members of the media planning to attend the GSA Network Services Conference must pre-register for the event. Be advised that official photo identification (e.g. driver's license, official government identification) will be required to obtain conference credentials. Conference badges must be worn at all conference activities. For more information, visit

Members of the media interested in scheduling a briefing with a Hughes executive are invited to contact Mary Alice Johnson at (571) 323-2585, ext. 2140, or by email at

About Hughes Network Systems

Hughes Network Systems, LLC (HUGHES) is the global leader in providing broadband satellite networks and services for large enterprises, governments, small businesses, and consumers. HughesNet® encompasses all broadband solutions and managed services from Hughes, bridging the best of satellite and terrestrial technologies. Its broadband satellite products are based on global standards approved by the TIA, ETSI and ITU standards organizations, including IPoS/DVB-S2, RSM-A and GMR-1. To date, Hughes has shipped more than 2.2 million systems to customers in over 100 countries.

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