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Inmarsat’s Rebecca Cowen-Hirsch, Hughes’ Rick Lober Speakers at SIA DoD Commercial SATCOM Workshop

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Dec. 16, 2016 — Rebecca Cowen-Hirsch, a senior vice president at Inmarsat, and Rick Lober, a VP and general manager at Hughes Network Systems, were among the executive speakers at the Satellite Industry Association’s Defense Department Commercial SATCOM Workshop, GovCon Executive reported Wednesday. Cowen-Hirsch and Lober were scheduled to tackle …

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Rebecca Cowen-Hirsch, Rick Lober See Commercial Tech Opportunity in Military Comms

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Nov. 10, 2016 — Rebecca Cowen-Hirsch of Inmarsat and Rick Lober of Hughes Network Systems have stated that commercial platforms could support the U.S. military’s broadband communications and satellite coverage needs, ExecutiveBiz reported Nov. 2. “The opportunity lies in engaging with commercial industry to learn what capabilities we are investing in …

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Sevatec Names Finance Veteran Richard Roth as New CFO

Richard Roth, a former member of the Sevatec board of advisers, will be in charge of finance, accounting and contract management at the company as well as support strategic and operational objectives as Sevatec’s new CFO. The company said Thursday Roth has managed the business operations, mergers and acquisitions, contract and pricing, finance and accounting …

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Hughes Expands Tactical Comms Partnership With Airbus Defense & Space; Rick Lober Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Sept. 15, 2016 — Hughes Network Systems and Airbus‘ defense and space segment have expanded their partnership to offer the HM System satellite networking technology and Skynet satellite communications service in the defense market, ExecutiveBiz said Wednesday. The companies aim to help global military customers address tactical satcom requirements with …

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Richard Swardh, Jeff Harig, Steve Good Take SVP Roles at Comtech Subsidiary

Comtech Telecommunications (Nasdaq: CMTL) has appointed Richard Swardh, Jeff Harig and Steve Good as senior vice presidents for three different vertical market areas at the company’s Comtech EF Data subsidiary. Swardh, Harig and Good will respectively lead the unit’s mobile network operator, government systems and premium enterprise businesses, the company said Thursday. John Branscum, president of Comtech …

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Hughes, Klas Telecom, GetSAT & NexTech Combine Tech for Satcom-on-the-Move Platform

TYSONS CORNER, VA, July 28, 2016 — Hughes Network Systems has teamed with Klas Telecom, GetSAT and NexTech Solutions to develop and demonstrate a mobile satellite communications technology that supports voice, data and video, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. Klas Telecom said Tuesday the communications-on-the-move platform has been used mounted on a sport utility vehicle and …

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HughesNet Awards Scholarship, STEM Programming for 4-H ‘Youth in Action’ Winner

TYSONS CORNER, VA, April 15, 2016 — Hughes Network Systems has provided $10, 000 in prizes to a student from McLean County in Illinois for his work to help empower young people in the fields of science, technology, engineering and math, GovCon Executive reported Thursday. The company said Wednesday the National 4-H Council …

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Inmarsat’s Rebecca Cowen-Hirsch, Hughes’ Rick Lober Talk Potential Benefits of Satcom-as-a-Service

TYSONS CORNER, VA, March 24, 2016 — Rebecca Cowen-Hirsch,  senior vice president for government strategy and policy at Inmarsat, believes collaboration is key to drive the adoption of a new procurement model for satellite services at the Defense Department, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. Cowen-Hirsch wrote in a blog entry posted Friday that the …

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Former SRA CEO Bill Ballhaus Appointed Chairman, President & CEO of Blackboard

TYSONS CORNER, VA, January 7, 2016 — Blackboard has hired Bill Ballhaus, formerly president and CEO of SRA International, to chair its board of directors and serve as president and CEO, GovCon Executive reported Tuesday. Ballhaus brings senior leadership experience from his previous work at SRA, DynCorp International, BAE Systems, Boeing …

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Rick Lober: Hughes Unveils HM System With SCMA Waveform Tech

TYSONS CORNER, VA, November 12,  2015 — Hughes Network Systems has launched the HM System to support the mobility and portability needs of satellite network users via bandwidth sharing, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. “The basis of the new HM System is our advanced waveform technology based on very low-rate coding and new multiple access …

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