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August 28th, 2019

Axesat Selects Hughes Ka-band Satellite Internet Service for its Latin American Customers

Hughes Network Systems, LLC (HUGHES), provider of broadband satellite networks and services, announced that Axesat, a provider in satellite connectivity and telecommunications in Latin America, has chosen to offer Hughes satellite connectivity to enterprise customers throughout Colombia.

The Ka-band service will be delivered using capacity on the Hughes 63 West satellite, which provides coverage across 96 percent of the population of Colombia. 

Mauricio Segovia, chief executive officer, Axesat said that at Axesat, they focus on serving companies in locations where terrestrial infrastructure is not available. With Hughes Ka-band service, they will offer these customers better performance, pricing and flexibility to go with the Axesat managed services that today’s distributed businesses need to make the most of their networks.

Along with Hughes satellite connectivity, Axesat offers enterprise customers a suite of managed network services to make the most of their multisite networks.

Hugo Frega, senior director, International Division, Hughes  added that Axesat’s choice of offering Hughes satellite service to its customers enables them to be more competitive in their market. They value their relationship with Axesat and the trust they place in Hughes to help their customers throughout Colombia transform their networks and make the most of the cloud-based applications that businesses depend on.

In addition to selling enterprise service plans from Hughes in Colombia, Axesat is also an authorized reseller of HughesNet® satellite internet service for consumers and small businesses in Colombia, Ecuador, Peru and Chile.