Hughes Expands Video-based Solutions Designed to Keep Employees and Customers Informed, Happy and Loyal

Hughes Expands Video-based Solutions Designed to Keep Employees and Customers
                          Informed, Happy and Loyal

New Digital Associate and Digital Bulletin Board will be on display at Digital
Signage Expo

PR Newswire

GERMANTOWN, Md., Feb. 25, 2013

GERMANTOWN, Md., Feb. 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --Hughes Network Systems, LLC
(HUGHES), the global leader in broadband satellite solutions and a leading
provider of managed network services, will unveil at Digital Signage Expo the
latest additions to its digital media solutions lineup designed to increase
employee and customer satisfaction through high-impact video.


Hughes Digital Associate™ is an innovative customer-facing digital media
solution that emulates a typical sales associate interaction. It enables
customers to easily browse products and services on a touchscreen display and
drill down into the details using engaging videos, graphics and photos. One of
the world's most popular outfitter brands uses Hughes Digital Associate to
provide its customers a unique shopping experience through on-demand video
tutorials designed to guide them to the products that best meet their needs.
Read the case study here.

The Hughes Digital Bulletin Board™ is a flexible and dynamic solution for
employee communications, enabling organizations to deliver timely and relevant
information and keep it up-to-date. See a demo here. These new solutions join
Hughes Digital Concierge™ and Hughes Breakroom TV™, offering the widest and
most flexible range of options available for communicating and engaging people
with video.

"Hughes Digital Media Solutions are designed for businesses to easily and
creatively solve their customer and employee communication challenges using
high-impact digital media and video," said Mike Tippets, vice president,
Hughes Solutions Group. "As the names imply, each solution - the Digital
Associate, Digital Bulletin Board, Breakroom TV and Digital Concierge - solves
a specific business challenge, and is delivered as a comprehensive Hughes
managed service offering for enterprises of all sizes."

Hughes digital media solutions are ideal for highly distributed enterprises
with many branch locations such as retail, food, hospitality, financial
services and convenience stores. From live TV, video-on-demand and corporate
communications, to customer service, news and localized information, Hughes
can tailor a digital media solution that meets the business need, whether
improving employee performance, enhancing corporate branding or retaining
customer loyalty.

Hughes solutions include all hardware, installation, customizations and 24/7
support; cloud-hosted signage and the broadband network to distribute content
can also be provided, making it easy to deploy a successful signage solution
while reducing IT workload.

See Them All at Digital Signage Expo
All four Hughes digital media solutions are available immediately. Also on
display will be a future solution demonstration designed to give our customers
a sneak preview of things to come. These solutions can be seen in action at
Hughes booth #622 at the Digital Signage Expo 2013 in Las Vegas Feb. 27-28.
DSE 2013 is the world's largest international trade show dedicated to digital
signage, interactive technology, and out-of-home networks.

About Hughes Network Systems
Hughes Network Systems, LLC (Hughes) is the world's leading provider of
satellite broadband for home and office, delivering innovative network
technologies, managed services and solutions for enterprises and governments
globally. HughesNet^® is the #1 high-speed satellite Internet service in the
marketplace, with offerings to suit every budget. To date, Hughes has shipped
more than 3.3 million systems to customers in over 100 countries, representing
over 50 percent market share. Its products employ global standards approved by
the TIA, ETSI and ITU organizations, including IPoS/DVB-S2, RSM-A and GMR-1.

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 and digital TV solutions. For additional information about Hughes,
please visit

© Hughes Network Systems, LLC, an EchoStar company. Hughes and HughesNet are
registered trademarks of Hughes Network Systems, LLC. Hughes Digital
Associate, Hughes Digital Bulletin Board, Hughes Digital Concierge, and Hughes
Breakroom TV are trademarks of Hughes Network Systems, LLC.

SOURCE Hughes Network Systems, LLC

Contact: Judy Blake, Hughes Network Systems, +1-301-601-7330,, or Jill Searl, Brodeur Partners, +1-603-559-5824,
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