Hughes Annual Technology Seminar in Moscow Brings Together Russia and CIS Telecom Industry Executives for Thought Leadership, Technology Insights


April 26, 2019


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Company Showcases JUPITER System Enhancements, Global Leadership and Ecosystem Partnerships

Golden Ring Hotel, Moscow, Russia, April 26, 2019 — Hughes Network Systems, LLC (HUGHES), the global leader in broadband satellite solutions and services, today held its 22nd annual technology seminar, bringing together 120 senior management and technology experts from leading Russian telecom service providers, government and industry representatives. Topics ranged from Hughes upgrades of JUPITER™ System gateways in Russia, to the company’s expansion into new global markets, to its work as the exclusive gateway provider for the OneWeb Low Earth Orbit (LEO) constellation.

“Our annual technology summit has become the must-attend event of the industry, attracting leadership from top-tier telecom service providers across the region,” said Konstantin Lanin, head of the Hughes office in Moscow. “This year, we highlighted the upgrade of our JUPITER™ System gateways in Dubna and Khabarovsk, advancing our technology to enable the best possible performance and efficiency for our customers in implementing satellite broadband solutions using the RSCC AM5 and AM6 satellites.”

Always a highlight of the seminar, a panel of regional industry leaders discussed the state of the satellite industry and their perspectives on how Hughes technologies and services help them achieve business goals.

“For more than two decades, this technology summit has showcased the ways that Hughes is helping to connect the unconnected and power government and enterprise networks throughout the Russia and CIS countries,” said Dave Rehbehn, vice president of marketing, International Division, Hughes. “This remains an important region of focus for Hughes as we continue to expand globally, powering a connected future.”

About Hughes Network Systems
Hughes Network Systems, LLC (HUGHES) is the global leader in broadband satellite technology and services for home and office. Its flagship high-speed satellite Internet service is HughesNet®, the world’s largest satellite network with over 1.3 million residential and business customers across the Americas. For large enterprises and governments, the company’s HughesON™ managed network services provide complete connectivity solutions employing an optimized mix of satellite and terrestrial technologies. The JUPITER™ System is the world’s most widely deployed High-Throughput Satellite (HTS) platform, operating on more than 20 satellites by leading service providers, delivering a wide range of broadband enterprise, mobility and cellular backhaul applications. To date, Hughes has shipped more than 7 million terminals of all types to customers in over 100 countries, representing approximately 50 percent market share, and its technology is powering broadband services to aircraft around the world.

Headquartered outside Washington, D.C., in Germantown, Maryland, USA, Hughes operates sales and support offices worldwide, and is a wholly owned subsidiary of EchoStar Corporation (NASDAQ: SATS), a premier global provider of satellite operations. For additional information about Hughes, please visit www.hughes.com and follow @HughesConnects on Twitter.

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EchoStar Corporation (NASDAQ: SATS) is a premier global provider of satellite communication solutions. Headquartered in Englewood, Colo., and conducting business around the globe, EchoStar is a pioneer in secure communications technologies through its Hughes Network Systems and EchoStar Satellite Services business segments. For more information, visit echostar.com. Follow @EchoStar on Twitter.

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