Date Founded



11717 Exploration Lane Germantown, Maryland, 20876, United States

Type of Company


Employees (Worldwide)

1,001 - 5,000


Wireless Telecommunications
Internet Software & Services
IT Consulting & Services
Appliances & Electronics

Company Description

Hughes provides private enterprises and government organizations with broadband satellite services, products, and managed network solutions. The company develops broadband satellite systems, mobile satellite systems and terminals, satellite platforms, broadband appliances, and active technologies. Its broadband satellite networks and terminals are based on the IPoS (IP over Satellite) global standard, approved by the TIA, ETSI, and ITU standards organizations. Hughes’ solutions portfolio is classified based on the business challenges, sectors, and industries. Its challenge-based solutions are focused on broadband connectivity, emergency solutions, PCI wireless compliance, training and learning, VoIP services, digital signage, Wi-Fi solutions, content delivery, secure remote access, corporate communications, and more. Its sector-based solutions are categorized as home, enterprise, defense, service providers, small business, government, and global services. Retail, restaurant, hospitality, cellular backhaul, automotive, finance, petroleum, communication, and media and entertainment are some of the industries served by Hughes. HUGHES invented the VSAT (very small aperture terminal) in 1985. Its technology footprint covers the globe, exceeding 1 million broadband sites operating on more than 20 satellites, including the Ka-band, 100+Gbps EchoStar® XVII-JUPITER, and the award-winning SPACEWAY® 3 satellite in North America. Hughes’ online website’s resource center section has articles, videos, brochures, case studies, presentations, webinars, data sheets, and related links about the company and its services. Hughes is headquartered in Maryland, United States with sales and support offices worldwide, including Europe, India, and Brazil. It is a wholly owned subsidiary of EchoStar Corporation (NASDAQ: SATS), a provider of satellite operations and digital TV solutions.

Executives & Employees


President & Chief Operating Officer

Senior Vice President & Chief Financial Officer

Senior Group Product Manager, Broadband & Wireless Services Portfolio

Member of Technical Staff

Team Member

Senior Level Marketing & Product Management Positions

Team Member

Senior Positions

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News Corp. engages in the creation and distribution of media, news, education and information services. It operates through the following segments: News and Information Services, Book Publishing, Digital Real Estate Services, Subscription Video Services, and Other. The News and Information Services segment consists primarily of Dow Jones, News Corp Australia, News UK, the New York Post and News America Marketing. The Book Publishing segment consists of HarperCollins which publishes and distributes consumer books globally through print, digital and audio formats. The Digital Real Estate Services segment provides property and property-related advertising and services as well as financial services. The Subscription Video Services segment provides video sports, entertainment and news services to pay-TV subscribers and other commercial licensees, primarily via cable, satellite and Internet Protocol, and distribution. The Other segment refers to general corporate overhead expenses, corporate strategy group and costs related to the U.K. Newspaper Matters. The company was founded in 1979 and is headquartered in New York, NY.

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