Germantown, Md., November 9, 2011―Hughes Network Systems, LLC (Hughes), the global leader in broadband satellite solutions and services, today announced that Rick Lober, vice president and general manager of its Defense and Intelligence Systems Division, will be speaking on “Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance (ISR) satellite communications (SATCOM) for Unmanned Aircraft System” at the Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS) Payloads Conference.
WHO: Rick Lober, vice president and general manager, Defense and Intelligence Systems Division, Hughes
WHAT: UAS Payloads Conference
WHEN: Tuesday, November 15, 2011, 3:00pm – 3:30pm PST
WHERE: Holiday Inn On-The-Bay, 1355 North Harbor Drive, San Diego, California In his presentation, Mr. Lober will address the use of commercial SATCOM solutions for large and small Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) for the transmission of real-time full motion video and other sensor data. He will also discuss bandwidth efficient solutions available today that can help the military shrink its budget gap, while providing high performance and robust data transmission.
Press Registration Members of the media interested in scheduling a briefing with a Hughes executive are invited to contact Kristin Graybill at: (571) 323-2585, ext. 2190, or by email Kristin@connellyworks.com. For more information on the UAS Payloads Conference, visit http://www.ttcus.com/viewconference. cfm?id=145.
About Hughes Network Systems 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 2.5 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.
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.