March 13, 2024 – Hughes Network Systems, LLC (HUGHES), an EchoStar company, today announced that the Republican Center of Space Communication (RCSC), a subsidiary of the Ministry of Digital Development, has chosen the Hughes JUPITER™ System ground platform to help close the digital divide in Kazakhstan. Hughes will supply JUPITER System equipment to more than 200 villages throughout the country, helping communities access broadband internet connectivity and e-Government services through the Digital Kazakhstan program. The contract will be fulfilled through TIMIR LLP. The Hughes JUPITER System is the de facto standard for satellite implementations worldwide. As the leading ground platform across the industry, it meets operator requirements with bandwidth and cost efficiencies, especially when compared with other satellite ground systems. The latest JUPITER technology incorporates software-defined satellite networking and dynamic in route reconfiguration for the highest possible efficiency. Additionally, a new “system on a chip” in every user terminal, supports increasingly high speeds and a variety of services. Read more