Hughes Network Systems won a contract to provide milsatcom support for General Atomics Aeronautical Predator B "SkyGuardian" unmanned aerial systems. Credit: General Atomics
Hughes Network Systems announced its development of a fast broadband connection that could even be used by airline customers. Credit: American Airlines
The U.S. Defense Department uses commercial satellite communications to keep in touch with UAV, such as the RQ-4 Global Hawk unmanned aircraft show here. Credit: Wikicommons
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Satellite Telecom | Hughes Gets Nothing for Protesting Award to Artel


The GAO said it had denied a protest by satellite broadband services and equipment provider Hughes over a contract award to Artel for satellite communications support to the SSA.

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Hughes Broadens Brazilian Reach Through Eutelsat Lease


EchoStar’s Hughes division will lease 16 Ka-band beams to offer a Brazilian consumer broadband service starting in 2016.

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Satellite Telecom | Hughes Inks Deal To Provide VSAT System to Russian Firm


Hughes will supply a VSAT system including up to 3,000 satellite broadband terminals to Joint-Stock Company Iskra Research & Development.

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Hughes Takes Globalstar Shares in Lieu of Payment for Services


Globalstar said its ground-hardware provider, Hughes Network Systems, has agreed to purchase $4.3 million in Globalstar stock at a 7 percent discount to its recent trading value in lieu of cash payment for Hughes’ past services to Globalstar.

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Jupiter/EchoStar 17. Credit: SSL

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