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Hughes Introduces Manpack Terminal for Portable Military, Public Safety Satcom

TYSONS CORNER, VA, May 10, 2017 — Hughes Network Systems has unveiled the new HM500 ruggedized manpack terminal offering that will serve to support portable satellite communications for military and other customers, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. The company said Monday the multi-band transportable terminal can be utilized in defense, public safety or disaster relief operations, …

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Hughes Satellite Internet Service Available Via GSA IT Schedule 70

TYSONS CORNER, VA, April 3, 2017 — Hughes Network Systems will provide its satellite-based HughesNet Gen5 internet service to federal, local and state government agencies through the General Services Administration‘s Information Technology Schedule 70 vehicle, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. The company said Thursday the internet service, which works to deliver download speeds of 25 …

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Hughes’ Rick Lober: Backlog in Launch Schedule for Military Comms Satellites Eases

TYSONS CORNER, VA, March 14, 2017 — Rick Lober, vice president and general manager of defense and intelligence systems at Hughes Network Systems, has said commercial satellite operators have expressed some concern over the schedule backlog in the launch of military communications satellites, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. National Defense Magazine reported …

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Rick Lober: Hughes Looks to Expand Mobility Offerings Through Airbus Partnership

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Jan. 17, 2017 — Rick Lober,  vice president and general manager of Hughes Network Systems‘ defense and intelligence systems division, has said the company aims to expand its mobility service offerings through its partnership with Airbus. He said in an interview with ExecutiveBiz published Jan. 10 Hughes will work …

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Weekly Roundup January 9 – January 13 2017: More Clues to Defense’s 2017 Market Picture & more

Weekly Roundup January 9 – January 13 2017 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes A Note From Our President & Founder Jim Garrettson This first full week back to work for us after the Christmas and New Year’s holiday season also happens to represent the last one before President-elect …

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Hughes Launches Wide-Area Network Optimization Tool

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Dec. 28, 2016 — Hughes Network Systems has launched a new enterprise-grade wide-area network optimization tool designed to assist multi-branch organizations in providing network support across branch locations, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. The company said Dec. 15 the Hughes ActiveClassifier will work to automatically evaluate traffic flows in real time …

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Weekly Roundup September 12 – September 16 2016: The Stock That Lifts During Rate Hike Chatter & more

September 12 – September 16 2016 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes A Note From Our President & Founder Jim Garrettson For those of us who follow financial markets and in particular U.S. GovCon stocks, let’s take a deep breath during this slightly slower Friday session and take a brief look …

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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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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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Rick Lober, Rebecca Cowen-Hirsch Join Panel to Discuss Gov’t Mobility Solutions

TYSONS CORNER, VA March 23, 2015 — Executive Mosaic — ExecutiveBiz reported Friday on communications executives attending Satellite 2015 who discussed tackling mobility services deployment in the military using convergence tools designed to increase interoperability and greater flexibility. Among those who participated in the panel discussion was Rebecca Cowen-Hirsch, senior vice …

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