GERMANTOWN, Md., March 5, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Hughes Network Systems, LLC (HUGHES), the global leader in broadband satellite solutions and services, announced today that several of its executives will share their expertise on panels throughout the Satellite 2012 Conference, March 12-15, being held at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center, Washington, DC.
Hughes will showcase its industry-leading Ka-band satellite technologies and solutions at Booth #501—covering the full spectrum of enterprise, government, defense, and consumer applications—including live demonstrations of next-generation HughesNet® consumer satellite Internet services. The company's recently announced HX System 4.0 will be featured, with powerful new HX90 and HX50L routers and capabilities such as dual IPv4/IPv6 support, HX ExpertNMS™ advanced network management system, and COTM mobility support for airborne, maritime and land. Its extensive line of BGAN/Inmarsat mobile satellite products for digital news gathering, M2M (machine-to-machine), and emergency response will also be displayed.
Hughes executives will provide industry insight on the following panels:
Monday, March 12
7:30 — 8:30 am: Adrian Morris, executive vice president, Engineering and CTO, will participate on the CTO Roundtable Breakfast panel, "The Next Generation for Satellite Technology."
10:30 — 11:45 am: BT Shyamakrishnan, senior program director, International Division, will participate on the panel "The Maritime Satcom Value Proposition."
1:30 - 2:45 pm: Grant Barber, executive vice president, Finance and CFO, will participate on the Industry CFO panel, "Optimizing and Managing Capital in Turbulent Times?"
Tuesday, March 13:
3:00 — 4:15 pm: Mike Cook, senior vice president, North American Division, will participate on the panel, "Ka-band's Impact on Ground-Based Services."
Wednesday, March 14:
1:45 — 3:00 pm: Arunas Slekys, vice president, Corporate Marketing and general manager, Russia/CIS Business, will join the panel "Eastern Europe & CIS: Surveying the Broadband Battlefield."
1:45 — 3:00 pm: Dave Rehbehn, senior director, International Division, will participate on the panel, "The Future of HTS: Monetizing Current Assets or Building New Markets?"
3:15 - 4:30 pm: Graham Avis, vice president, San Diego Division, will participate on the panel, "New M2M Data Solutions Become Ever More Important for MSS Market Growth."
4:45 — 5:45 pm: Tony Bardo, assistant vice president, Government Solutions, will participate on the panel, "Disaster Recovery: Mission Critical Satellite Communications."
Thursday, March 15:
9:00 — 10:30 am: Paul Gaske, executive vice president and general manager, North American Division, will participate on the panel, "Satellite Broadband: Impressive Progress in a Changing Market."
Media and analysts should contact Jill Searl at (603) 559-5824 or firstname.lastname@example.org to arrange interview appointments with Hughes executives.
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 2.8 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 www.hughes.com.
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