Hughes Network Systems announced that it will be supplying the latest HX System backhaul solution to a large Latin American telecommunications operator. The backhaul update will allow the Latin American telecom to expand the coverage of its GSM and WiMAX wireless voice and data services, letting it serve customers in remote regions.

Hughes has provided the HughesNet high-speed satellite Internet service andassociated systems to over 2.8 million users in 100 nations. The satellitebroadband provider's Solutions include IPoS/DVB-S2, RSM-A, and GMR-1.

Hughes' solutions have received approvals from the Telecommunications Industry Association (TIA), European Telecommunications Standards Institute (ETSI,) International Telecommunications Union (ITU,) and other similar standardization bodies.

The Latin American telecommunications operator previously acquired the HX System in 2009 as an upgrade of its existing DVB-S network to Hughes' enhanced DVB-S2 platform. Hughes' HX System backhaul solution provided the telecom enterprise with better voice quality and high data throughputs through a combination of a dynamic bandwidth allocation protocol and low traffic latency and jitter.

More than one million satellite broadband terminal sites use the HX System satellite networking infrastructure. The system is fully compliant with theIP over Satellite (IPoS) global standard. Its latest version is the HX System 4.0 platform, which Hughes will use to upgrade the Latin American telecom customer's network.

Recently released by Hughes, the 4.0 version of the HX System offers high-speed IP services over satellite. It is fully compatible with various multi-media, video, data, and voice applications.

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