02/20/2008

Hughes Network Systems Europe

Hughes at Euroshop 2008 - The Future of POS Communication

Leading Broadband Provider Showcases Comprehensive Digital Signage Solutions

Griesheim, Germany, February 19, 2008 – Hughes Network Systems, LLC (HUGHES) announced today that its European operating unit is showcasing ways to make the point of sale a point of impact at Euroshop 2008, in Düsseldorf on February 23 to 27, 2008. A full portfolio of HughesNet® solutions will be showcased at Booth E19 in Hall 5 (POPAI Village), including in-store TV, in-store radio and kiosk services, demonstrating how retail and consumer goods companies can precisely target customer groups by using digital signage solutions and quality content.

“The key to success in digital signage projects is the right content,” says Ralf Mikitta, Director Sales, Central Region at Hughes Europe. “And Hughes’ extensive experience in delivering comprehensive digital signage solutions will be showcased at Euroshop- to show German firms how to maximize the opportunities to boost sales and bond customers.”

The HughesNet offerings cover all stages of a digital signage project, from strategy and concept development, to infrastructure planning, to installation and maintenance of complete solutions at the point of sale- including content production and advertising site marketing. Further extending its digital media portfolio, Hughes recently acquired Helius Inc., a successful IP video solutions provider.

About Hughes Network Systems
Hughes Network Systems, LLC (HUGHES) is the global leader in providing broadband satellite networks and services for large enterprises, governments, small businesses, and consumers. HughesNet® encompasses all broadband solutions and managed services from Hughes, bridging the best of satellite and terrestrial technologies. Hughes has shipped more than 1.2 million systems to customers in over 100 countries. Its broadband satellite products are based on global standards approved by the TIA, ETSI and ITU standards organizations, including IPoS, RSM-A and GMR-1.

Headquartered outside Washington, D.C., in Germantown, Maryland, USA, Hughes maintains sales and support offices worldwide. Hughes is a wholly owned subsidiary of Hughes Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ: HUGH). For additional information, please visit www.hughes.com or Hughes Europe at www.hnseu.com.

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