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.
Hughes owns and operates service businesses in the U.S., Europe, India, and Brazil, delivering continent-wide Hughes broadband satellite and terrestrial connectivity and an ever growing range of applications – such as high-speed Internet/Intranet access, distance learning, business TV, digital signage, and VoIP. Major enterprise customers include many of the Fortune 1000 companies in virtually every vertical sector. HughesNet consumer/SMB subscribers now number over 640,000, making Hughes the largest provider of high-speed satellite Internet access in the U.S.
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.