Hughes to Address 7th MILSATCOM Symposium

Company executive will discuss benefits of commercial satellite solutions for the military

Oct 18, 2011, 08:00 ET from Hughes Network Systems, LLC

GERMANTOWN, Md., Oct. 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Hughes Network Systems, LLC (Hughes), the global leader in broadband satellite solutions and services, and a leading provider of managed network and application services, today announced that Rick Lober, vice president and general manager of its Defense and Intelligence Systems Division, will speak at the 7th MILSATCOM Symposium in Los Angeles. Lober will participate on an "Industry Perspective" panel comprised of military and industry leaders, and discuss availability and benefits of commercial satellite communications (MILSATCOM) for the military.  

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Rick Lober, vice president and general manager, Defense and Intelligence Systems Division, Hughes


7th MILSATCOM Symposium  


Thursday, October 27, 2011, 2:30pm – 4:30pm  


Gordon Conference Center, Building 270, Los Angeles Air Force Base (AFB)

Mr. Lober will provide insights into how the commercial satellite industry can help meet the needs of the military in the current austere budget environment by utilizing some of the latest technology advancements, such as bandwidth optimization solutions.

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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 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

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