Network provides growth potential up to 20,000 terminals throughout the country
Germantown MD, June 2 , 2016— Hughes Network Systems, LLC (Hughes), the global leader in broadband satellite solutions and services, today announced that it has been selected by Indonesian telecom service provider Tangara Mitrakom to supply its high-availability VSAT (Very Small Aperture Terminal) system and terminals to meet growing demand for managed services throughout the country.
Tangara Mitrakom currently provides satellite and terrestrial network services to businesses in the finance, telco, mining, oil, and government markets at more than 8,000 remote sites across Indonesia. Hughes will supply Tangara Mitrakom with a comprehensive satellite broadband solution consisting of two gateways that can support up to 20,000 VSAT terminals. The network will operate in the C-band satellite spectrum and will provide reliable and efficient high- bandwidth connectivity across Indonesia.
“Tangara Mitrakom is pleased to partner with Hughes to expand its service offerings using the latest high-speed satellite technology,” said Darwin Sariaatmadja as president director of Tangara Mitrakom. “Indonesia has more than 17,000 inhabited islands. With its proven satellite technology, we are confident that Hughes is the right partner to assist us in delivering services that will support both high network efficiency and superior performance between corporate customers’ head offices and their many remote offices in Indonesia.”
Incorporating carrier-grade IP broadband networking, the Hughes solution supports specialized applications such as on-the-move communications and mesh networking. It includes an economical gateway earth station and high-performance remote terminals, and can scale quickly and cost-effectively to thousands of locations.
“Tangara Mitrakom demonstrates that distance and natural barriers do not have to be an obstacle in delivering high-performance Internet connectivity,” said Vaibhav Magow, senior director APAC at Hughes. “We look forward to working with them as they connect more and more Indonesian businesses and individuals through reliable, economical VSAT networks.”
Tangara Mitrakom selects Hughes
Hughes representatives will be showcasing the company’s latest satellite and networking solutions at the CommunicAsia 2016 Technology Exhibition and Conference, May 31-June 3, at their hospitality suite, Heliconia 3401B, Level 3 at the Marina Bay Sands Expo and Convention Center in Singapore. To register to attend a workshop or to request a meeting with a Hughes executive, please go to:
About PT. Tangara Mitrakom
The company is a subsidiary of Elang Mahkota Teknologi (Emtek Goup – www.emtek.co.id). Incorporated in 1998 in Jakarta, PT Tangara Mitrakom started as a satellite based communication service provider. Currently the services covered Communication (satellite and terrestrial based) and Power solution provider.
In accordance with its vision, becoming the preferred service provider of the leading communication network in Indonesia with international standards, PT. Tangara Mitrakom provide network connection with high availability, supported by advance core network. PT. Tangara Mitrakom is internationally acknowledged by being conferred with the certificate of ISO 9001:2008 by the United Kingdom Accreditation Service (UKAS).
Aiming to provide the best services, the company now operates more than 8,000 sites and is supported by more than 50 service points in major cities in Indonesia. Our professional services are supported by more than 250 experienced staffs.
For More Information, visit: www.mitrakom.co.id
About Hughes Network Systems
Hughes Network Systems, LLC (Hughes) is the global leader in satellite broadband for home and office, delivering innovative solutions and a comprehensive suite of HughesON TM managed services for enterprises and governments worldwide. HughesNet ® is the #1 high-speed satellite Internet service in the marketplace, with offerings to suit every budget. To date, Hughes has shipped more than 5 million systems to customers in over 100 countries, representing approximately 50 percent market share. Its products employ global standards approved by the TIA, ETSI and ITU organizations, including IPoS/DVB-S2, RSM-A, and GMR- 1.
Headquartered outside Washington, D.C., in Germantown, Maryland, USA, Hughes operates sales and support offices worldwide, and is a wholly owned subsidiary of EchoStar Corporation (NASDAQ: SATS), a premier global provider of satellite operations and digital TV solutions. For additional information about Hughes, please visit www.hughes.com.
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