Hughes Network Systems announced that it has won a satellite contract from the Government of Indonesia.
Hughes Network will supply its JUPITER System as the ground network platform for the construction and operation of the 150 Gbps satellite to enable broadband satellite connectivity across the island nation.
Hughes Network received the order from the Government of Indonesia, through its Ministry of Communication and Informatics, to the PSN Consortium led by PT Pasifik Satelit Nusantara (PSN), the first private satellite telecommunication and information service provider in Indonesia.
Utilizing a JUPITER System operating over its Nusantara Satu (PSN VI) High Throughput Satellite, PSN currently delivers broadband services to consumers and enterprises and powers 2,000 Community Wi-Fi Hotspots, providing satellite Internet access to one million Indonesians.
Caption: (left to right), Timotius Sulaeman, Dian Semesta Sentosa; Adi Rahman Adiwoso, PSN; Erry Riana Hardjapamekas, PSN; Rudiantara, Minister of Communication and Information Technology; Ramesh Ramaswamy, Hughes; Vaibhav Magow, Hughes; Arif Medianto, Pintar Nusantara Sejahtera; and Adi Widjonarko, Nusantara Satelit Sejahtera.