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Hughes and vXchnge Partner to Launch JUPITER High-Throughput Satellite Platform; Ernie Sampera Quoted

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Hughes Network Systems has partnered with vXchnge, an award-winning colocation provider, to deploy Hughes’ JUPITER™ System platform in vXchnge's data center, Hughes announced on Wednesday

"Hughes' JUPITER System platform supports over 1 million residential businesses across North America and Brazil. Leveraging our award-winning data center, with our 100% uptime reliability, makes for a perfect partnership. Many businesses now depend on Hughes and vXchnge to provide mission-critical levels of service comparable to terrestrial networks," said Ernie Sampera, chief marketing officer at vXchnge. 

Hughes’ JUPITER systems, a High-Throughput Satellite (HTS) platform, has operated on more than 40 satellites by leading service providers and delivered a wide range of broadband enterprise, mobility and cellular backhaul applications. 

The JUPITER System is a next-generation, very small aperture terminal (VSAT) platform for broadband services over both high-throughput and conventional satellites. JUPITER has enabled operators to gain further capacity and efficiency for satellite broadband implementation. 

With the integration, HTS and conventional satellite network operators can support an advanced range of applications across all market sectors, including high-speed Internet access, distance learning, digital signage and media solutions, enterprise and government networking solutions. 

The vXchnge data centers will promote Hughes’ growth and edge markets. In addition, vXchnge's facilities will support ERP and cloud customers in the industry. The partnership will secure infrastructure and service availability for installations and connectivity across multiple providers and markets.

"Our engineers' expertise solutioning to their unique requirements was highlighted as our differentiation. I am proud of our execution in delivering the support required for their mission-critical deployment," added Sampera.

About Hughes Network Systems

Hughes Network Systems, LLC (HUGHES) is the global leader in broadband satellite technology and services for home and office. Its flagship high-speed satellite Internet service is HughesNet®, the world's largest satellite network with over 1.4 million residential and business customers across the Americas. For large enterprises and governments, the company's HughesON™ managed network services provide complete connectivity solutions employing an optimized mix of satellite and terrestrial technologies.

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