Hughes Network Systems LLC has been awarded a $69 million contract to manage the global private satellite network of a Middle Eastern country.
Hughes Network will deploy its HX satellite broadband system to maintain the foreign ministries’ satellite network and services across more than 100 countries for three years, the company said Monday.
Kamran Givpoor, Hughes vice president of global services, said the company intends for the contract to fulfill the client’s requirements for secure connectivity.
Hughes’ satellite system is used for processing visa and digital documents, distance learning and enterprise resource planning and managing broadband Internet and Intranet access.
The HX service features bi-directional encryption for information security.