Hughes to Focus on Next-Generation Technologies at VSAT 2013

Keynote by Hughes CTO to put spotlight on JUPITER™ High-Throughput System as industry looks to meet growing demand for IP-based services

Sep 03, 2013, 08:00 ET from Hughes Network Systems, LLC

GERMANTOWN, Md., Sept. 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- In his keynote address at this year's VSAT 2013 conference, Adrian Morris, executive vice president and CTO, Hughes Network Systems, LLC (HUGHES), will explore next-generation design innovations and technology advances to meet the increasing demand for IP-based services, drawing on the company's JUPITER High-Throughput System (HTS).

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"JUPITER technology is the industry's fastest VSAT system powering the world's largest satellite broadband network," says Morris. "Currently operating on the EchoStar 17 satellite in North America, JUPITER technology is being incorporated in our latest VSAT terminals and made available to Ku- and Ka-band satellite operators worldwide looking for a scalable, future-proof solution."  

Hughes is the principal sponsor of the VSAT 2013 Conference and Exhibition, the satellite networking industry's premier event focused solely on VSAT technologies, services and applications, to be held at HN Grand Krasnapolsky Hotel Amsterdam, September 17-20, 2013. The highly interactive event will provide the opportunity for delegates to hear from more than 50 industry-leading speakers and network with senior decision makers in the industry.

Other Hughes executives speaking at the conference include Dr. Arunas Slekys, vice president corporate marketing and general manager, Russia and CIS Business, who will lead a regional round table discussion on "Finding Focus in a Global Market," and Dave Rehbehn, senior director, Marketing, International Division, who will take part in a cross-industry panel discussion on "Maximizing the Potential of High-Throughput Satellites."

Media and analysts should contact Simon Moss at (0)1252 727313 or to arrange interview appointments with Hughes executives.

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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 3.3 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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