Hughes Network Systems

Courtesy of Hughes

    When Hurricane Maria hit Puerto Rico last year, the island’s communications infrastructure was largely destroyed. Enter the Disaster Relief Support unit of Hughes, one of the world’s biggest satellite operators. Hughes set up links that enabled doctors to arrange lifesaving hospital transfers and helped residents in some of the most damaged communities connect to the outside world.

    Company Information

    Impact SegmentPublic Health/Nutrition
    IndustryNetwork & Other Communications
    CEOPradman Kaul
    Company TypePublic - Subsidiary of EchoStar (NASDAQ: SATS)
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