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DISH TV, Hughes debut bundled offering

DISH Network and Hughes Network Systems, both EchoStar companies, have unveiled a new bundled service offering that brings the power of DISH satellite TV together with Hughesnet satellite Internet to create what they describe as a superior solution in TV and Internet for rural America. With this bundle, they say that rural consumers – who […]

May 17, 2024

Hughes launches OneWeb LEO in-flight solutions

Hughes Network Systems, an EchoStar, and OneWeb, the low Earth orbit (LEO) satellite communications company, have agreed a Distribution Partner agreement to provide LEO connectivity services to the global airline market. As a worldwide OneWeb distributor, Hughes is launching new LEO in-flight connectivity (IFC) solutions, powered by the company’s electronically steered antenna (ESA), for airlines […]

June 7, 2023

Maxar quiet on future satellite deliveries

Satellite builder Maxar Technologies is naturally reluctant to talk publicly about its satellite delivery dates – or any slippage in those delivery obligations. In future such news must come from its clients, says Maxar. One of the affected businesses is its own WorldView Legion imaging six-craft constellation. Maxar had previously talked in November last year […]

March 2, 2023

Research: Connectivity demand drives SatCom terminal sales

Satellite Communications (SatCom) has entered a period of renewed interest with innovative technological advances, mainly driven by ballooning investment dollars in the high-growth space tech segment and the demand for global connectivity. The SatCom ecosystem has two segments: ground equipment and space. Global technology intelligence firm ABI Research foresees sustained ground segment growth from the […]

February 23, 2023

Forecast: Satcoms service market to reach $141bn by 2030

The deployment of satellite constellations in Low Earth Orbit (LEO) for low-latency and high throughput network applications and extending terrestrial network (TN) coverage have become significant drivers in the adoption of satellite services in the global telecommunications sector, notes technology intelligence firm ABI Research who forecasts that this adoption will culminate in $141 billion (€135.7bn) […]

November 17, 2022

Low-latency consumer satellite service from Hughes

Satellite communications specialist Hughes Network Systems has started rolling out a new low-latency satellite Internet offering to consumers in select US markets. Available as HughesNet Fusion plans, the company says the multipath offering seamlessly blends Geostationary (GEO) satellite and wireless technologies into a fast and responsive satellite Internet experience. “With HughesNet Fusion plans, we are […]

September 12, 2022

Satellite Industry Forum makes successful return

The Asia Video Industry Association was finally able to host its annual Satellite Industry Forum in-person in Singapore on May 31st 2022 after a two-year hiatus, bringing together over 120 delegates from around the world and some of the satellite industry’s most foremost leaders.Opening the Forum this year was keynote speaker, Steve Collar, Chief Executive […]

June 3, 2022

Hughes selected by Eutelsat to power Konnect VHTS

Hughes Network Systems, a specialist in satellite and multi-transport technologies and networks, has announced that Eutelsat Communications selected the Hughes Jupiter System Series 3 to enable services on the new Eutelsat Konnect VHTS (Very High-Throughput Satellite). Currently under construction and expected to launch in 2022, Konnect VHTS will provide fixed broadband and mobility connectivity across […]

September 8, 2021

Hughes seeking more LatAm capacity

Hughes Network Systems, a subsidiary business of EchoStar, is looking for extra satellite capacity to keep up with demand from its growing Latin American services. Hughes’ latest numbers show that it is supplying satellite broadband to 1.54 million homes. However, US subscribers declined some 20,000 as at June 30th, while Latino subs grew 9,000 to […]

August 5, 2021By Chris Forrester

Report: Satellite broadband market to triple

To date, satellite broadband has enjoyed limited success. Suppliers such as Viasat of California, Hughes Network Systems and Paris-based Eutelsat have made some limited headway in supplying consumers and businesses from geo-stationary but numerically modest subscriber numbers. That’s about to change, says research specialist Euroconsult. It is Euroconsult’s first-ever

March 30, 2021By Chris Forrester