Career @ Hughes
The first Satellite dish that restored communications in quake-hit Bhuj..
software that ushered in the SMS revolution in India. The first broadband
network commissioned in Mumbai and now, satellite broadband access that will
change the way India gets on the Web just a few milestones in a ten-year journey
of Hughes in India.
One of the first global telecom majors to invest into India, Hughes entered
the Indian market in 1992, soon after the announcement of the first stage of
Economic Reforms by the Finance Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh in 1991.
Product & Technologies:
HUGHES invented the VSAT (very small aperture terminal) in 1985 and soon
thereafter launched the satellite networks industry with the first system sale
to Wal-Mart. Since that time it has continually invested in design and
development of innovative satellite networking products and services,
consistently maintaining its global market share leadership. To Hughes ships
satellite terminals to enterprise, government and consumer/small business
customers in over 100 countries. HughesNet™ encompasses all broadband solutions
and services from Hughes, which are marketed directly by Hughes and its
authorized resellers and distributors throughout North America, Europe, India
and Brazil. In all other regions of the world, Hughes products and services are
available from a growing family of value-added resellers and service providers.
Hughes broadband satellite networks and terminals are based on the IPoS (IP over
Satellite) global standard, approved by the TIA, ETSI, and ITU standards