Hughes Network Systems, LLC (HNS)
Hughes Network Systems, LLC (HNS), a wholly owned subsidiary of Hughes Communications, Inc (HCI) is a provider of satellite based communications services and equipment. Its services are being utilized in very small aperture terminals (VSATs) to distribute signals via satellite. HSN provides broadband satellite network services and systems to the enterprise market. It is also the satellite internet access provider to North American consumers and small and medium sized businesses, such as small office and home office users. In addition the company provides managed services to enterprises which combine the use of satellite and terrestrial alternatives. The company has four operating segments, namely, International VSAT segment, North America VSAT segment, the Telecom Systems segment and the corporate segment. The company has its operations primarily in North America, Europe, South America, the Caribbean, Africa, Asia, and the Middle East. HNS is headquartered in Germantown, Maryland, the US.