Hughes to Address AIAA Space 2011 Conference and Exposition

Plenary Session to Focus on Commercialization of Military Satellite Communications

Sep 22, 2011, 08:00 ET from Hughes Network Systems, LLC

GERMANTOWN, Md., Sept. 22, 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 its participation at the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA) Space 2011 Conference and Exposition.  Rick Lober, vice president and general manager of the Defense and Intelligence Systems Division, will speak during the plenary session on "Commercialization of MILSATCOM," moderated by Col. Charles Cynamon, Chief, Advanced Concepts Division, U.S. Air Force Space and Missile Systems Center.



Rick Lober, Vice President and General Manager, Defense and Intelligence Systems Division, Hughes


AIAA Space 2011 Conference and Exposition


Tuesday, September 27, 2:30pm – 4:00pm PST


Long Beach Convention Center, Long Beach, California

Mr. Lober will discuss trends in commercial satellite communications (SATCOM) technology, and availability of cost-effective solutions that can help the U.S. military meet its SATCOM gap given the current austere budget environment.

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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.

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