July 17, 2018 – Hughes Network Systems, LLC (Hughes) announced it has been selected by PT Bank Rakyat Indonesia (Persero) Tbk. (Bank BRI), a state-owned bank and the largest bank in Indonesia, to deploy its JUPITER™ System to power services over BRIsat, Bank BRI’s satellite covering Indonesia and Southeast Asia. The next-generation satellite broadband solution brings Bank BRI an enterprise-grade wide-area network (WAN) to connect tens of thousands of sites with the Quality of Service (QoS) capabilities, scalability and availability necessary to meet customer banking needs throughout the region. Incorporating the industry’s most advanced networking capabilities, the JUPITER System Gateway provides a single platform compatible on both C- and Ku-band satellite capacity, resulting in enhanced operational efficiencies and bandwidth utilization. The solution also incorporates redundant primary and secondary gateways to deliver 99.9 percent availability, ensuring Bank BRI can serve more customers in Indonesia with the reliability and quality necessary for critical banking needs. In a competitive bidding process, Bank BRI rated the Hughes solution technically higher than other vendors, and the company was recognized for having the highest performing terminals supporting up to 300 Mbps of throughput, along with the multi-service capabilities necessary for future scalability.