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Hughes to Deliver 200+ BGAN Terminals for Navy SSC Atlantic Satellite Comms

TYSONS CORNER, VA, January 9, 2018 — Hughes Network Systems will provide a set of 9211 Broadband Global Area Network satellite terminals to the Space and Naval Warfare Systems Center Atlantic under a U.S. Navy order via Hughes partner Marshall Communications, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. The order covers the delivery of more than …

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Hughes Proceeds to Phase 2 of DoD Satcom Interoperability Study; Rick Lober Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, May 15, 2018 — Hughes Network Systems will build a Flexible Modem Interface prototype that will enable interoperability between military and commercial systems as part of a follow-on contract under a Defense Department pilot study, ExecutiveBiz reported May 8. The company said May 7 the contract covers work for the second phase …

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Hughes’ Tony Bardo: Mixed Connectivity Approach Critical for Govt. Communications

TYSONS CORNER, VA, April 13, 2018 — Tony Bardo, assistant vice president of Hughes Network Systems‘ government solutions business, has said communication service providers should offer multiple connectivity options to public sector customers in order to address critical situations, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. Via Satellite reported Wednesday that Bardo favored a mixed …

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Air Force Vet Mark Hughes Named ACT I CFO; Michael Niggel Comments

Mark Hughes, a retired U.S. Air Force colonel, has been appointed chief financial officer at Advanced Concepts and Technologies International. He will oversee the Arlington, Virginia-based government acquisition support services provider’s programs, budgeting and strategic planning efforts as well as assess merger and acquisition opportunities, ACT I said Thursday. Hughes’ “commercial …

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Hughes’ Rick Lober: Commercial Satellite Procurement to Guide DoD Space Acquisition

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Jan. 19, 2018 — Rick Lober, vice president and general manager of Hughes Network Systems‘ defense and intelligence systems unit, has said the procurement principles for commercial satellite technologies will serve to guide the Defense Department in its acquisition of space hardware, ExecutiveBiz reported Jan. 4. He wrote in a piece …

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Former Symantec Exec Greg Hughes Named Veritas CEO

Greg Hughes, former CEO of Serena Software, has been selected by the board of directors to succeed Bill Coleman as CEO of Veritas Technologies, effective immediately. Coleman will continue to serve on the company’s board and join investment firm The Carlyle Group (Nasdaq: CG) as operating executive, Veritas said Monday. …

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Hughes Gets Quality Mgmt Certification Under ISO 9001:2015

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Dec. 1, 2017 — Hughes Network Systems has secured certification under the International Organization for Standardization for the company’s quality management, continuous improvement and customer support practices, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The company said Wednesday an independent auditor reaffirmed its compliance with ISO 9001:2015 standards on quality management in terms of …

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Rick Lober: Hughes Eyes ‘New Space’ & Satcom Developments in Defense Marketplace

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Nov. 27, 2017 — Rick Lober, vice president and general manager of Hughes Network Systems‘ defense and intelligence systems unit, has said the company is working with partners such as OneWeb to pursue opportunities from the emergence of the “new space” or Space 2.0 sector in efforts …

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Hughes Lands Subcontract for Telecom, Managed Network Services for Fed Agencies

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Oct. 19, 2017 — Hughes Network Systems will provide managed network services to federal agencies in support of Level 3 Communications‘ (NYSE: LVLT) work contracted under the General Services Administration‘s Enterprise Infrastructure Solutions vehicle, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The subcontract to Hughes covers the delivery of HughesON telecommunications products and services …

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Hughes’ Rick Lober a Panelist at UK MilSatCom Conference in November

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Aug. 25, 2017 — Hughes Network Systems executive Rick Lober will serve as a panelist at the Global MilSatCom Conference to be held in the U.K. from Nov. 7 to 9 and contribute to discussions on ground-based systems for military satellite communications, GovCon Executive reported Thursday. SMi Group said Tuesday Lober, …

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