Rajeev SuriCEO of Inmarsat, said: “Satellite communications are a lifeline in the wake of disasters, ensuring that relief efforts can be deployed quickly, even when terrestrial communications have been disrupted. We are immensely grateful for the vital work ITU and its partner organizations are doing around the world to help communities facing disasters and conflict. We look forward to continuing this partnership, to help more communities and humanitarian workers in when needed.”

Pradman KaoulPresident of Hughes, said, “We are proud to partner with Inmarsat to donate these crucial technologies to support the vital work of ITU. Connecting disaster-stricken communities – and the relief workers who support them – is best achieved with satellite connectivity. “

In the early hours of a disaster or conflict, ITU will lend the mobile satellite terminals to relief teams who can use the rugged handheld devices and Inmarsat satellite capacity to set up voice and data connectivity where it is needed. is most needed for rescue and relief operations. With access to global satellite capacity and 30 terminals, ITU will be able to deploy satellite connectivity to support multiple communities in need at any time.

Inmarsat is the world leader in global mobile satellite communications. It owns and operates the world’s most diverse global portfolio of mobile satellite telecommunications networks, and holds a multi-layered global spectrum portfolio, spanning L-band, Ka-band and S-band, enabling unmatched breadth and diversity in the solutions it provides. . Inmarsat’s long-established global distribution network includes not only the world’s leading distribution partners, but also its own strong direct retail capabilities, enabling guaranteed end-to-end customer service.

The company has an unmatched experience operating the world’s most reliable global mobile satellite telecommunications networks, supporting business and mission critical security and operational applications for over 40 years. It is also a major driving force behind technological innovation in mobile satellite communications, supporting its leadership through substantial investment and a powerful network of technology and industry partners.

Inmarsat operates in a diverse portfolio of sectors with the financial resources to fund its business strategy and holds leading positions in the maritime, government, aeronautical and enterprise satellite communications markets, consistently operating as a trusted, responsive partner. and high quality for its customers around the world. world.

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About Hughes Network Systems
Hughes Network Systems, LLC (HUGHES), an innovator in satellite and multi-transport technologies and networks for 50 years, provides broadband equipment and services; managed services featuring software-defined intelligent networks; and operating the end-to-end network for millions of consumers, businesses, governments and communities around the world. Hughes’ flagship internet service, HughesNet®, connects more than 1.5 million subscribers across the Americas, and the Hughes JUPITER™ system powers Internet access for tens of millions more around the world. Hughes supplies more than half of the global satellite terminal market to major satellite operators, inflight service providers, mobile network operators and military customers. A managed network service provider, Hughes supports nearly 500,000 enterprise sites with its HughesON™ portfolio of wired and wireless solutions. Based at Germantown, Maryland, USA, Hughes is owned by EchoStar. To learn more, visit or follow HughesConnects on Twitter and LinkedIn.

About Echo Star
EchoStar Corporation (NASDAQ: SATS) is a leading global provider of satellite communications solutions. Based at Englewood, Colo., and operating globally, EchoStar is a pioneer in secure communications technologies through its Hughes Network Systems and EchoStar Satellite Services business segments. For more information, visit To follow @EchoStar on Twitter.

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