Hughes Executive to Address Military Forum at SATELLITE 2011

Government and Military Communications-On-The-Move Technologies Showcased

Mar 09, 2011, 08:00 ET from Hughes Network Systems, LLC

GERMANTOWN, Md., March 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Hughes Network Systems, LLC (HUGHES), the global leader in broadband satellite technologies and services, and a leading provider of managed network services, today announced that Rick Lober, vice president and general manager, Defense and Intelligence Systems Division, will speak on a military forum session during SATELLITE 2011 focused on commercial satellite capabilities for government/defense communications-on-the-move (COTM). The company will also present live demonstrations of its COTM technologies with enhanced security optimized for defense and intelligence agencies, allowing for global communications over-the-horizon.

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Hughes at SATELLITE 2011


March 14-17, 2011


Walter E. Washington Convention Center, Washington, DC

How Can Commercial Satellite Providers Best Meet Government Requirements for COTM?

Wednesday, March 16:  1:45 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.:  Rick Lober, vice president and general manager, Defense and Intelligence Systems Division, will discuss how the commercial satellite industry can help the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) meet its growing and critical satellite communications requirements for mobile deployments. Mr. Lober will discuss net-centric, bandwidth efficient options for the military and homeland defense needs in theater and at home, as well as future trends in COTM.

In addition, Hughes will showcase its technologies and solutions for defense and government applications at SATELLITE 2011 in booth #701 and outdoor exhibit space #OE 16. The Hughes SATCOM-on-the-move vehicle will be available for demonstrations with a live video feed to the indoor booth space via its HX280 broadband satellite router. The HX280 is validated with Federal Information Processing Standards (FIPS) 140-2 Security Level 2, which features star and mesh capabilities and Enhanced Signaling Security compliant with transmission security (TRANSEC) requirements. HX ExpertNMS™, the HX System's advanced network management system with an intuitive user interface, will also be on display.

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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