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Hughes Rolls Out Internet Connectivity Service for First Responders

TYSONS CORNER, VA June 15, 2015 — Executive Mosaic — ExecutiveBiz reported Friday on Hughes Network Systems unveiling new services that work to provide Internet connectivity during emergency situations using broadband satellite network technology. “It only takes one hurricane to devastate a community, and when that happens the situation becomes …

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Tony Bardo: Hughes Network Systems Receives GSA Schedule Contract Extension

Hughes Network Systems has been awarded a General Services Administration schedule contract renewal to offer government customers a range of managed networking and digital media services. GSA extended the company’s Schedule 70 GS-35F-0907P account through Sept. 29, 2019, Hughes said Wednesday. “Through this contract renewal, we’re able to expand our …

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Hughes to Continue SATCOM Work for GSA Distance Learning Program

Hughes Network Systems will continue to provide its satellite-based technical services for the General Services Administration’s government distance learning program, GCN reported Monday. Kathleen Hickey writes Hughes will help install and maintain a one-way video and two-way audio network for students in the U.S. and the Caribbean region to connect with …

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John Moberly Named Senior Director at Hughes Network Systems; Rick Lober Comments

John Moberly, previously chief of intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance with the office of undersecretary of defense for acquisition, technology and logistics in the space and intelligence office, has been appointed senior director at Hughes Network Systems. In this role, he will be responsible for strategy and business development of Hughes’ …

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Hughes to Manage Intl Satellite Network under $69M Contract; Kamran Givpoor Comments

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 …

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Chris Hughes: BAE Wins $34M for the Navy’s Guided Projectile Project

BAE Systems will work to develop and demonstrate a modular hypervelocity projectile under a $33.6 million contract awarded by the Office of Naval Research. The guided weapon will be designed to work with the Navy’s 127-inch and 155-mm gun systems and an electromagnetic railgun, BAE said Thursday. Chris Hughes, vice …

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Hughes Unveils New VoIP Offering; Mike Cook Comments

Hughes Network Systems has introduced a new voice over Internet protocol service as part of company efforts to expand its global offerings. HughesNet Voice, which works to forward calls to multiple phones, uses new telephony and voicemail features intended to help customers save long distance call costs, the company said June 17. Mike …

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BAE Wins Potential $400M Navy Missile Canister Contract; Chris Hughes Comments

BAE Systems has won a potential $400 million contract to manufacture canisters for the U.S. Navy to store, transport and launch missiles. The Navy initially awarded $40 million to BAE and the contract will reach its full value if all options are exercised, BAE said Tuesday. Chris Hughes, BAE vice president …

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Hughes Names CenturyLink Vet Gene Caffrey a North American Govt Sales Lead

Hughes Network Systems has appointed Eugene “Gene” Caffrey a sales director for the company’s North American government solutions group, the company announced Thursday. He will be responsible for several federal accounts and Midwest regional sales. The 16-year government market veteran understands how agencies adapt to policy and technology changes while …

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Hughes Hired by DoD to Run Satellite Study

Hughes Network Systems secured a $495, 000 contract from the Defense Department to run an architectural study of commercial communications satellite systems capabilities. According to the firm, “the report, which will focus on meeting the future tactical communications-on-the-move needs of the U.S. military, is expected to be delivered to the …

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