Hughes to Showcase Tactical Satellite Communications Solutions at DSEi 2011 Defence Exhibition

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Hughes to Showcase Tactical Satellite Communications Solutions at DSEi 2011 Defence Exhibition

Milton Keynes, UK, September 6, 2011― Hughes Network Systems, LLC (HUGHES), the global leader in broadband satellite networks and services, today announced that it will showcase some of its latest commercial satellite communications solutions at this year’s Defence and Security Equipment International (DSEi) exhibition, which will be held at ExCel London from 13-16 September 2011. Beyond-line-of-sight (BLOS) systems and communications-on-the-move (COTM) solutions for worldwide deployment will be shown, supporting the requirements of land mobile, maritime, and airborne high-bandwidth, net-centric communications.

“Defence budgets are more austere, yet the need for intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance is increasingly critical to mission success,” said Rick Lober, vice president and general manager of Hughes Defence and Intelligence Systems Division. “We are pleased to be at DSEi 2011 to present Hughes technologies that have enhanced security and international certifications, ideal for Coalition partners.”

DSEi is the industry’s largest fully-integrated exhibition and seminar event. It attracts nearly 1,300 exhibitors and over 25,000 attendees from 100 countries, including many top- level national defence and security delegations. It provides a unique opportunity to network with the complete industry supply chain and gain valuable insights into the future of the defence industry.

“DSEi provides a valuable forum to showcase our capability to provide robust and cost-effective broadband solutions and services that meet the demanding requirements of today’s defence and security sector,” noted Christopher Britton, managing director, Hughes Europe. For more information, please visit Hughes at DSEi at stand number N5-442. For more information on DSEi, visit

Media Inquiries

Members of the media interested in scheduling a briefing or conducting an interview with Mr. Lober or Mr. Britton are invited to contact Mary Cantle at: +44 (0) 1252 727313, or via email,

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 2.5 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