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WTA: Top Teleport Operators of 2022

The World Teleport Association (WTA) has published its annual rankings for the Top Teleport Operators of 2022. The annual rankings of companies by revenue and revenue growth are compiled by surveying teleport operators around the world as well as referencing the published results of publicly-held companies.“The past years have been a time of tremendous change […]

January 5, 2023

OneWeb buys 10,000 terminals from Hughes

OneWeb, in the process of finalising its launch schedule and completing its Version 1 satellite constellation, has bought 10,000 ground terminals from EchoStar-owned Hughes Network Systems. Hughes confirmed the OneWeb order, saying: “Engineered and manufactured by Hughes, the terminals (model number HL1100) include the Hughes electronically steered antenna and compact indoor and outdoor equipment necessary […]

December 15, 2022By Chris Forrester

EchoStar, Maxar amend Hughes JUPITER 3 agreement

EchoStar has announced an amended agreement with Maxar Technologies for production of the EchoStar XXIV satellite, also known as JUPITER 3. The satellite, designed for EchoStar’s Hughes Network Systems division, is under production at Maxar’s facility in Palo Alto, CA. The amended agreement compensates EchoStar for past production delays by providing relief on future payments and […]

November 23, 2022

EchoStar’s Hughes loses 19% of subs

Satellite broadband operator Hughes, a division of Denver-based EchoStar, is having a tough time. Its global subscriber numbers fell some 19 per cent at 61,000 to a new total of 1.28 million during Q3. Damaging as this is, it has also emerged that its much-needed – and massive – new satellite, Jupiter 3, is also […]

November 7, 2022By Chris Forrester

C-COM received antenna orders from Hughes Network Systems

C-COM Satellite Systems, a global provider of commercial grade mobile auto-deploying satellite antenna systems, has received multiple antenna system orders from Hughes Network Systems, a specialist in satellite and multi-transport technologies and networks. The antennas, manufactured by C-COM, are designed and approved to integrate seamlessly with the Hughes JUPITER System, the most widely used satellite […]

June 8, 2022

Gogo going global with Hughes

Gogo, the in-flight connection service, is going global. Gogo, which supplies business users says it will work with Hughes Network Systems to offer what it claims is the world’s first true broadband service to aircraft. Hughes itself is an investor and partner with low Earth orbiting satellite service OneWeb, and will use OneWeb for its […]

May 23, 2022By Chris Forrester

EchoStar reports “solid Q1 performance”

EchoStar is offering improved Pan-European access to its S-band capability over Europe. The service uses capacity from EchoStar XXI as well as its Solaris Mobile bandwidth (on Eutelsat W2A which it owns). The news emerged ahead of its Q1 results, which saw the satellite operator report revenues of $501.5 million, and net income of $91.4 […]

May 6, 2022By Chris Forrester

Hughes distribution deal with OneWeb Technologies

Hughes Network Systems, a specialist in satellite and multi-transport technologies and networks, has signed a distribution agreement with OneWeb Technologies, a wholly owned subsidiary of OneWeb, to deliver managed Low Earth Orbit (LEO) services to the US Department of Defense (DoD). The agreement follows the launch of the industry’s first managed LEO satellite communications (SATCOM) […]

April 7, 2022

Report: Jio/SES will strengthen India broadband

The formation of Jio Space Technology – a joint venture between India-based digital service provider Jio Platforms Limited (JPL) and Luxembourg-based satellite connectivity solutions provider SES – to deliver affordable broadband services leveraging satellite technology will go a long way in strengthening the overall broadband services market in India, says GlobalData, a data and analytics […]

February 16, 2022

Hughes pilots Community LTE service in Brazil

Hughes Network Systems, a specialist in satellite and multi-transport technologies, has announced the successful three-month pilot of a new Community LTE service at five villages in Brazil. Designed to serve people who live outside the reach of cable, fibre and cellular networks, Community LTE creates a mobile hotspot across several kilometres that connects to the […]

February 16, 2022