Satnews Daily
November 27th, 2012

Hughes Network Systems... A Boon For Government Access (Comms)

[SatNews] Hughes Network Systems, LLC (HUGHES) has introduced new high-speed Internet service plans...

...for government agencies. Available across the U.S. and offering speeds up to 15Mbps, the new plans are ideal in areas where terrestrial Internet connections are either unavailable, are too slow, or too expensive.

The new Hughes Internet Access Solutions are powered by the recently launched EchoStar XVII® satellite with JUPITER™ high-throughput technology. This next generation Ka-band satellite employs a multi-spot beam, bent-pipe architecture to provide the industry’s fastest satellite Internet speeds. The plans offer download speeds of 10 or 15Mbps and a choice of generous data allowances tailored to the needs of the government. All tiers come with Hughes enterprise-grade equipment and are backed by Hughes service and support.

“Today’s government missions demand higher performance connectivity than ever before. With the new Hughes Internet Access Solutions for government, agencies can take advantage of the most advanced network of high-capacity satellites in the industry , offering speeds up to 15Mbps and the freedom to work anywhere in the U.S,” said Tony Bardo, assistant vice president for government solutions at Hughes.