Hughes wins 2 orbital slots in Brazilian auction


Hughes Communications, through its subsidiary HNS
Americas Comunicacoes, announced that it has been declared the winner of two
orbital slots in the auction conducted by ANATEL, the Brazilian communications
regulatory authority.


The orbital slots are at 45 degrees West and 68.5 degrees
West and will operate in the BSS, Ka-, and X-bands.


is already a major player in the broadband business in Brazil, providing a wide
range of managed network services to the banking, education, retail, and
utilities sectors.


With this win, the company looks forward to making use of
these slots to expand its video and data service offerings in one of the
fastest growing regions of the world.


Hughes Communications India, a provider of broadband
satellite and managed network services, recently announced its partnership with Microsoft to launch a
subscription-based messaging and collaborative service built on Microsoft’s
Communication Services platform for business customers.


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