PHSAT Taps Hughes to Power Efficient, Reliable Connectivity for Businesses in the Philippines

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Hughes Network Systems, LLC (HUGHES), a global provider of broadband satellite networks and services, has announced that PHSAT Telecom Solutions, Inc. (PHSAT), has chosen the Hughes JUPITER™ System to enable Internet services for its small-to-medium enterprise (SME) customers.

PHSAT, providing domestic and international telecommunication services to businesses throughout the Philippines, selected the JUPITER System to improve the efficiency and performance of satellite broadband services to its customer base while laying the foundation for future 4G implementations.

“We decided to partner with Hughes because of their global presence and longstanding leadership in the marketplace,” said Roy Daantos, Vice President for Operations, PHSAT. “The Hughes JUPITER System is helping us achieve connectivity that is vital to us and our fellow Philippine citizens, and we look forward to a successful relationship for many years to come.”

“We are proud to work with PHSAT to help reach their connectivity goals with our JUPITER System enabling high performance and efficiency for their satellite services,” said Vaibhav Magow, associate vice president, International Division, Hughes. “The benefits our service provider customers realize through the JUPITER System ultimately apply to their customers, increasing quality of life through Internet access in schools, workplaces and communities around the globe.”

PHSAT aims to provide Internet service to underserved and unserved areas in the Philippines and increase Internet speed and reliability throughout the nation. The JUPITER system, with terminals capable of 300 Mbps of throughput plus acceleration of 16,000 TCP sessions, will help support PHSAT in achieving those goals.