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Company Overview of Hughes Network Systems, LLC

Company Overview

Hughes Network Systems, LLC provides broadband satellite network services and systems to the consumer and enterprise markets in North America and internationally. The company delivers services using small aperture terminal satellite, digital subscriber line, and wireless transport platforms. It provides broadband connectivity services for applications, including high-speed Internet access, IP VPN, multicast file delivery and streaming, point-of-sale credit transactions, enterprise back-office communications, and satellite backup; managed network services, such as network design program management, installation management, network and application engineering, proactive network management, net...

11717 Exploration Lane

Germantown, MD 20876

United States

Founded in 2004

1,897 Employees





Key Executives for Hughes Network Systems, LLC

Chairman of the Board of Managers
Age: 68
Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice President
Age: 54
Chief Operating Officer
Age: 75
Executive Vice President of International Division
Age: 67
Executive Vice President of North American Division
Age: 60
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

Hughes Network Systems, LLC Key Developments

Hughes Network Systems, LLC Announces a Full Array of Updated HughesNet Gen4 Service

Hughes Network Systems, LLC announced a full array of updated HughesNet® Gen4 service plans featuring a new generation of performance-enhancing innovations in downloading, browsing and data usage management. The Gen4 plans with Hughes SmartTechnologies™ let customers do more of what they want online without interruptions or running over their monthly data allowances. Drawing on Hughes' decades of experience in satellite technology and service delivery, SmartTechnologies improve data compression, website loading, and media download speeds. The new Gen4 plans also dramatically increase Bonus Bytes to 50 GB/month, giving customers even more options for staying connected. The SmartTechnologies suite consists of four tools—SmartFetch™, SmartCompression™, SmartBrowsing™ and SmartResources™—that compresses data more efficiently, speeds downloads, improves web browsing, and helps the subscriber optimize their data usage. Three SmartTechnologies tools automatically manage data handling in the background for maximum user convenience. The fourth, SmartResources, shows customers their data allowance and enables them to add data to their plan with tokens if they see they're going to need more bandwidth. SmartFetch: speeds website loading by reducing the number of "hops" needed to retrieve content. SmartCompression: shrinks web data by up to 30 % so subscribers can download more content while using less of their data allowances. New HughesNet Gen4 Plans Using SmartTechnologies. SmartBrowsing: allows subscribers to continue emailing and browsing even if they exceed their monthly data allowance. SmartBrowsing is available in designated areas and on select service plans. SmartResources: puts the user in full control of their bandwidth management. Status Meter shows monthly data allowance at a glance and notifies SmartBrowsing users when the service kicks in.

Hughes Network Systems Launches New Upgraded Broadband Satellite Internet Access Plans

Hughes Network Systems, LLC has launched new upgraded broadband satellite internet access plans for small- and medium-sized businesses. Operating over the nationwide HughesNet Gen4 service and employing affordable customer premise equipment, the new Business Internet (BI) Select and Access Plans feature download speeds ranging from up to 5 Mbps to up to 15 Mbps and are available to order now.

ROILCOM Selects Hughes Network Systems, LLC's Technology for Major Satellite Network Upgrade

Hughes Network Systems, LLC announced that it has been selected to provide a major network upgrade for ROILCOM LLC. ROILCOM LLC has agreed to purchase a Hughes HX Gateway and 240 VSATs (very small aperture terminals) to modernize its system and extend its networking capabilities. This technology upgrade builds on ROILCOM's relationship with Hughes which began in 2007, and brings to ROILCOM an array of advanced features, including mesh services operating over single satellite hops between remote sites.

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