Tag Archives: Rick Lober

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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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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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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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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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: 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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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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