Hughes Network Systems, LLC (Hughes) is the global leader in satellite broadband solutions and services, and a leading provider of managed network services and applications. HughesNet® is the #1 high-speed satellite Internet service in the marketplace with over 900,000 subscribers in North America and offerings to suit every budget. Hughes has shipped more than 4 million systems to customers in over 100 countries, representing approximately 50 percent market share.
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
Hughes owns and operates service businesses throughout the United States, Europe, India, and Brazil delivering continent-wide broadband satellite connectivity along with an ever growing range of fully managed solutions and applications to major enterprise customers in virtually every vertical sector, including many of the Fortune 1000. Its technology footprint covers the globe, exceeding 1 million broadband sites operating on more than 20 satellites, including the company's award winning, Ka-band SPACEWAY® 3 satellite in North America, the world's first with onboard switching and routing.