HX System

The ideal satellite networking platform for a wide range of IP-based fixed, mobile, and transportable solutions.


High-Performance IP Routing

For mobility and mesh networking applications, defense agencies need satellite routing solutions with full IP functionality and high performance. Designed and optimized for carrier-grade IP broadband networking and specialized applications such as mobility and mesh networking, the HX System comes with an economical gateway earth station and high-performance remote terminals.

HX System 4.0

For military and defense organizations, the new HX System 4.0 provides key functionality and specific operational frequencies to support the Wideband Global SATCOM (WGS) system (WGS certification pending).

Besides a comprehensive set of enhanced mobility features, such as integrated Doppler correction, automatic beam switching, and enhanced return channel spreading, HX System 4.0 includes:

  • Dual-stack IPv6/IPv4 design, enabling simultaneous support of both protocols

  • Higher efficiency coding on both forward and return channels

  • Performance enhancements to the HX200 series for best-in-class throughput and efficiency

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The core component of the HX System is the HX Gateway, which acts as the system master and includes the network management and dynamic bandwidth assignment manager. The HX Gateway uses a DVB-S2 carrier with Adaptive Coding and Modulation (ACM) for the outbound channel received by all HX System remote terminals. HX remote terminals utilize FDMA/TDMA channels to communicate back to the HX Gateway (star mode) or to each other (mesh mode). The FDMA/TDMA channels of the HX System are highly efficient and are based on the industry-leading standard, Internet Protocol over Satellite (IPoS), approved by ETSI, ITU, and TIA. The FDMA/TDMA channels of the HX System support data rates up to 3.2 Mbps.

  • Compact hub configuration

  • Intelligent, protocol-sensitive bandwidth assignment for optimum performance and efficiency for each application

  • Dynamically assigned CIRs per remote or group of remote terminals

  • High-performance IP feature set

The Hughes family of satellite broadband terminals (routers and modems) is compliant with the global IPoS standard, approved by the TIA, ETSI, and ITU organizations. IPoS-compliant design means Hughes terminals provide superior FDMA/TDMA performance and efficiency.

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Hughes HX 280

High-performance IP satellite router with enhanced security.


Hughes HX280 Satellite Router Achieves Advanced Cryptographic Security Certification

Product Certified to FIPS 140-2 Security Level 2 for Military and Government Use.


Hughes Announces Release of HX System 4.0: Higher Performance and Efficiency, Significant New Features

Enhancements strengthen leadership of HX product line across specialty and mobility markets.


HX Multi-Satellite Gateway

Satellite broadband IP hub system with integrated multi-transponder and multi-satellite capability.


HN-HX High-Performance IP Routing

Built on a solid foundation of IP features and functionality, the HN/HX systems are the solutions for satellite routing where full IP functionality is required together with performance.


Hughes HX MeshGW

High-performance mesh traffic concentrator.


Hughes HX System

High-quality satellite broadband system.


HX System Mesh Feature

Simultaneous mesh, star, and multi-star broadband satellite IP networks for voice, data, and video services.


HX System TGW100

Scalable broadband satellite system for smaller, rapidly deployable networks.


Hughes HX 260

High-performance IP satellite router.


ManPack Satellite Terminals

ManPack terminals are specifically designed for the needs of a dismounted soldier or first responder. Packaged for portability and rapid setup/operation in inhospitable environments.


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