Posts Tagged ‘satellite’

Hughes Net Launches Service in China

Asia, Mobile Broadband August 4th, 2010

WASHINGTON, August 4, 2010 — Hughes Network Systems and China UnifiedNet have formed a joint venture called HughesNet China Co. Ltd.

Hughes Network Systems to Provide Secure Broadband for Chevron

Mobile Broadband July 23rd, 2010

WASHINGTON, July 23, 2010- Chevron gas and convenience stores will be getting an edge on their competition by offering new broadband services.

Hughes Network Systems will be the provider for Chevron’s secure managed broadband systems, which will include connection capabilities for DSL, cable, satellite, and 3G at Chevron stores. Hughes will also be managing the system, so store owners will have venues for technical support and installation.

Hughes will also manage Chevron’s point-of-sale connection for credit card transactions, where they will be able to reduce security risks and credit card number theft.

The higher bandwidth that Hughes has will make it possible for Chevron store owners to streamline video surveillance, temperature monitoring, and inventory scanners. Customers will also be able to utilize stores’ WiFi and ATMs.

FCC Sets Proceeding to Expand Spectrum Supply

Wireless June 24th, 2010

WASHINGTON, June 24, 2010 – The Federal Communications Commission announced Monday that it would begin a plan to increase spectrum availability by freeing up loose spectrum allotted to satellite companies. The plan will be initiated in July after an FCC proceeding examining how to increase value, utilization and investment in mobile satellite services (MSS).

ISPs Struggle to Deliver Video Traffic While Imposing Bandwidth Caps

Broadband Updates, Broadband's Impact, International, Net Neutrality May 3rd, 2010

LONDON, May 3, 2010 – Many Internet service providers are struggling to cope with the rapid growth of video traffic while trying to put a reasonable limit on the amount of bandwidth consumers can use.

An Organized Broadband System at the State Level

Broadband Stimulus, Expert Opinion, National Broadband Plan, Wireless April 8th, 2010

WASHINGTON, April 8, 2010 – The elements of an organized broadband system at the state level will vary depending upon geographic and economic characteristics. Urban and more populous areas will require middle-mile infrastructure to serve larger institutions, while existing last mile coverage may be adequate. Secondary and rural markets may require less extensive institutional capacity, while last mile coverage remains unacceptable.

Satellite, Broadband over Power Lines and Microwave Technologies Contend for Stimulus Funds

Broadband Stimulus, NTIA June 9th, 2009

WASHINGTON, June 9, 2009 – A diverse “undercard” of broadband technologies is being largely overlooked in the battle for stimulus dollars, a panel of industry representatives said Tuesday at the June Broadband Breakfast Club.

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