Hughes Executive to Address IWCE 2011

Remarks to Focus on How Satellite Broadband Technology Enables Inter-Government Crisis Communications

Mar 02, 2011, 08:00 ET from Hughes Network Systems, LLC

GERMANTOWN, Md., March 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Hughes Network Systems, LLC (HUGHES), the global leader in broadband satellite networks and services, and a leading provider of managed network and application services, today announced that Tony Bardo, assistant vice president for government solutions at Hughes, will participate as a speaker at IWCE 2011. Mr. Bardo will join other satellite industry executives on a workshop panel entitled "The Future of Communications: Satellite to the Rescue for Enhanced Interoperability," moderated by the Satellite Industry Association's Director of Policy, Sam Black.

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Tony Bardo, assistant vice president for government solutions


IWCE 2011

"The Future of Communications: Satellite to the Rescue for Enhanced Interoperability"


Wednesday, March 9, 2011

4:30 p.m. - 5:45 p.m.


Las Vegas Convention Center

3150 Paradise Road

Las Vegas, NV

"The public sector relies on its communication networks for day-to-day operations, but the stakes are substantially higher during a crisis," said Bardo. "Rapid and coordinated decision-making is essential across federal, state, and local government agencies to save lives and mitigate the impact. I look forward to describing how the Hughes SPACEWAY® 3 satellite system can enable a highly responsive Inter-Government Crisis Network (IGCN) to ensure effective communications among decision-makers when it is needed most."

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 organizations, including IPoS/DVB-S2, RSM-A, and GMR-1.

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