Hughes Network Systems Overview

  • Year Founded
  • 1971

Year Founded

  • Status
  • Acquired/​Merged

  • Employees
  • 2,923

Employees

  • Latest Deal Type
  • 2ndary - Private

  • Financing Rounds
  • 15

  • Investments
  • 9

Hughes Network Systems General Information

Description

Provider of broadband satellite systems, services and managed network solutions for government, maritime, retail, utilities, defense and other industries. The company's services are suitable for every budget serving authorized service providers, government organizations and businesses with broadband systems and terminals including satellite network operations centers and gateways, broadband satellite routers and modems, mobile satellite systems, handhelds and internet protocol data terminals.

Contact Information

Website
www.hughes.com
Formerly Known As
Digital Communication Corp
Ownership Status
Acquired/Merged
(Operating Subsidiary)
Financing Status
Formerly PE-Backed
Primary Industry
Wireless Communications Equipment
Other Industries
Connectivity Products
Parent Company
Corporate Office
  • 11717 Exploration Lane
  • Germantown, MD 20876
  • United States
+1 (301) 000-0000

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Hughes Network Systems Valuation & Funding

Deal Type Date Amount Valuation/
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Post-Val Status Debt

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Hughes Network Systems Comparisons

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Primary
Industry
HQ Location
Employees
Total Raised
Post Valuation
Last
Financing
Details
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Hughes Network Systems Competitors (23)

Company Name Financing Status Location Employees Total Raised Last Financing Date/Type Last Financing Amount
Boingo Wireless Private Equity-Backed Los Angeles, CA 000 00000 000000000000 00000
ViaSat Corporation Carlsbad, CA 0000 00.000 000000000 00.000
Iridium Communications Corporate Backed or Acquired McLean, VA 000 00.000 000000000 00.000
Verizon Wireless Corporate Backed or Acquired New York, NY 000000 00000000000
Zayo Group Private Equity-Backed Boulder, CO 0000 00000 000000000 00000
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Hughes Network Systems Patents

Hughes Network Systems Recent Patent Activity

Publication ID Patent Title Status First Filing Date Technology (CPC) Citations
US-20240129062-A1 Iterative mitigation of nonlinear co-channel interference in high-efficiency multibeam satellite systems Pending 30-Sep-2022 0000000000
US-20240088994-A1 Machine learning enabled self-detection for truck rolls on end-user satellite terminals Pending 14-Sep-2022 00000000000
US-20240089823-A1 Smart network edge for hybrid space and terrestrial connectivity Pending 13-Sep-2022 000000000
US-20240073113-A1 Machine learning to enhance satellite terminal performance Pending 31-Aug-2022 000000000 0
US-20240072884-A1 Precoded rate-splitting with multiple set-wise common streams for aggressive frequency reuse in a satellite communication system Pending 26-Aug-2022 H04B7/18513
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Hughes Network Systems Executive Team (9)

Name Title Board Seat Contact Info
Grant Barber Chief Financial Officer
Paul Gaske Chief Operating Officer
Adrian Morris Chief Technology Officer & Executive Vice President, Engineering
Christopher Britton Managing Director, Europe
Bahram Pourmand Executive Vice President, International Division
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Hughes Network Systems Signals

Growth Rate

0.80% Weekly
Growth
Weekly Growth 0.80%, 93rd %
-35.5%. 530%

Size Multiple

219x Median
Size Multiple 219x, 100th %ile
0.00x 0.95x. 413Kx

Key Data Points

Twitter Followers

5.5k

Similarweb Unique Visitors

15.0K

Majestic Referring Domains

314

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Hughes Network Systems Former Investors

Investor Name Investor Type Holding Investor Since Participating Rounds Contact Info

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Hughes Network Systems Investments & Acquisitions (9)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Lead Partner
Eutelsat OneWeb 15-Jan-2021 00 0000000 00000 Internet Service Providers 0000000 0
Commercial Ka-band Satellite Broadband Services ( Hughes Network Systems / Yahsat ) 06-May-2019 00000 0000 Internet Service Providers 0000000 0
YahClick 16-Dec-2018 00000 0000 Internet Service Providers 0000000 0
Eutelsat OneWeb 19-Dec-2016 00 0000000 00.00 Internet Service Providers 0000000 0
Eutelsat OneWeb 28-Jan-2016 PE Growth/Expansion 00000 Internet Service Providers 0000000 0
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Hughes Network Systems Exits (5)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size Status Buyers
Eutelsat OneWeb 15-Jan-2021 00 000000000000000 00000 Completed
  • 3 buyers
Eutelsat OneWeb 19-Dec-2016 00 000000000000000 00.00 Completed
  • 8 buyers
Eutelsat OneWeb 28-Jan-2016 00 000000000000000 00000 Completed
  • 9 buyers
DataSynapse 25-Sep-2008 00000 00000 00 00.00 Completed
  • 7 buyers
Comat 10-Mar-2007 Later Stage VC 00.00 Completed
  • 2 buyers
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Hughes Network Systems FAQs

  • When was Hughes Network Systems founded?

    Hughes Network Systems was founded in 1971.

  • Where is Hughes Network Systems headquartered?

    Hughes Network Systems is headquartered in Germantown, MD.

  • What is the size of Hughes Network Systems?

    Hughes Network Systems has 2,923 total employees.

  • What industry is Hughes Network Systems in?

    Hughes Network Systems’s primary industry is Wireless Communications Equipment.

  • Is Hughes Network Systems a private or public company?

    Hughes Network Systems is a Private company.

  • What is Hughes Network Systems’s current revenue?

    The current revenue for Hughes Network Systems is 000000.

  • How much funding has Hughes Network Systems raised over time?

    Hughes Network Systems has raised $817M.

  • Who are Hughes Network Systems’s investors?

    DirecTV, FS KKR Capital BDC, Flex., Point Financial, and Skyterra Communications (Acquired by Mobile Satellite Ventures) have invested in Hughes Network Systems.

  • Who are Hughes Network Systems’s competitors?

    Boingo Wireless, ViaSat, Iridium Communications, Verizon Wireless, and Zayo Group are some of the 23 competitors of Hughes Network Systems.

  • When was Hughes Network Systems acquired?

    Hughes Network Systems was acquired on 01-Aug-2020.

  • Who acquired Hughes Network Systems?

    Hughes Network Systems was acquired by EchoStar.

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