March 13, 2013
Hughes Network Systems
, LLC (Hughes), the global leader in broadband satellite solutions and services, today announced the availability of its JUPITER
high-throughput technology to the global market, beginning with two new Ka-band satellite routers ― the HN9600 and HN9800.
These advanced Ka-band routers incorporate the same JUPITER technology that is the cornerstone for HughesNet
Gen4 high-speed satellite Internet service in the U.S. With over 659,000 subscribers (YE2012), HughesNet is the world's largest consumer satellite service, offering a choice of affordable plans and speeds up to 15 Mbps. The first two international service providers to offer the new routers are
on its Hylas 1 and 2 satellites over
, on its Yahclick service in the
"JUPITER high-throughput technology has exceeded expectations in powering growth of our new HughesNet Gen4 service launched last October — bringing faster speeds, greater capacity and a richer network experience to our North American customers," said
, president of Hughes. "But Hughes is the
leader in Ka-band satellite communications, and so these new routers represent just the first steps in seeding JUPITER technology worldwide."
Featuring a compact, integrated external radio unit with a single IFL cable for easy and rapid installation, both the HN9600 and HN9800 support the most bandwidth-demanding services offered on the latest generation of Ka-band satellites. The new routers are fully compliant with the industry-leading IPoS/DVB-S2 standard for optimized delivery of broadband services over satellite channels.