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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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Level 3 Adds Hughes Managed Network Services on Networx Enterprise Offerings

TYSONS CORNER, VA, November 6,  2015 — Level 3 Communications (NYSE: LVLT) will include Hughes Network Systems‘ managed network services in its Networx Enterprise contract with the General Services Administration, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. Hughes said Wednesday the HughesON portfolio will now be available to federal agencies via the Networx Enterprise vehicle. About Executive Mosaic: Founded …

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Rick Lober: Hughes Tests HD Video Capability Via Satcom Helicopter

TYSONS CORNER, VA July 22, 2015 — ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday on Hughes and its industry partners performing a test transmission of high-definition video via satellite from a rotary wing aircraft. Rick Lober, vice president and general manager of the defense and intelligence systems division at Hughes, indicated that the exercise …

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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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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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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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