Industry Terminology Dictionary Expand All Managed Network noun /'mænɪdʒ/ nɛtwəːk'/ A managed network service providers controls and manages a company's entire networking and IT infrastructure remotely, offering remote monitoring and management for the network around the clock. Hughes offers a wide variety of managed network services, scalable to meet any government agency or contractor's network needs and demands. To learn more about Hughes Managed Network services, click here. Digital Signage noun /'dijidl/ sīnij/'/ Digital signage is the group of display content technologies used to display video, images, and other forms of multimedia to both public audiences and employees. Hughes has proven experience in everything from single site to enterprise, global deployments. Hughes’ managed solutions are divided into two suites, utilizing compelling video and training technology to better engage both visitors and employees. To learn more about Hughes Digital Signage, click here. Emergency Communications noun /'əˈmərdʒənsi/ kəˌmyo͞onəˈkāSH(ə)ns'/ When disaster strikes and terrestrial networks are most vulnerable to fail, Hughes Emergency Communication Solutions uses advanced broadband satellite technology to get mission-critical applications back online—fast, along with automatic backups for swift disaster recovery. Many government organizations throughout the United States rely on Hughes services to ensure network connectivity, no matter the situation. To learn more about Hughes Emergency Communication services, click here. ManPack Terminals noun /'manpak/ təːmɪn(ə)l'/ Ruggedized, lightweight, and enabled for rapid deployment across the globe, ManPack terminals empower individual users to have secure, portable communications anywhere throughout the world. Hughes offers low SWaP terminal with multi-band operation in a very lightweight ruggedized package, using pre-configured settings over one of multiple frequencies, including Ku-, Ka-, Mil Ka- and X-band. Its simplified set-up, quick deployment and high data rates brings international users an ideal portable communications solution needed across a wide range of applications, from disaster relief to military operations. To learn more about Hughes Transportable and ManPack Terminals, click here. Protected Communications noun /'prəˈtɛktɛd/ kəmjuːnɪˈkeɪʃ(ə)ns'/ In modern contested environments, military and intelligence operations must have the ability to send and receive secure and discreet communications. Hughes engineering expertise in satellite communications (SATCOM) has enabled the development of new wave form and modem technologies that offer LPD/LPI capabilities to end users. To learn more about Hughes Cyber Security and Protected Communications services, click here. NG911 noun /'NG/ 911'/ When legacy 9-1-1 and Next Generation 9-1-1 (NG911) systems become compromised by severe weather, construction accidents or natural disaster; citizens can be left at risk with no way to reach emergency services. Hughes JUPITER Satellite technology can minimize the risk of 9-1-1 outages by adding alternate network path connectivity to back up vulnerable terrestrial lines. By incorporating Hughes satellite to the 9-1-1 ecosystem, network infrastructure will gain the resiliency necessary to maximize network availability. To learn more about Hughes 9-1-1 Backup, click here. Satellite Internet noun /'sætəlaɪt/ ĭnʹtərnĕt' / Satellite Internet is a fast, secure way to connect to the online world. Leveraging over 300 Gbps of capacity on 2 high-throughput satellites, EchoStar XVII and EchoStar XIX, Hughes offers coast to coast coverage to deliver Internet connectivity to even the most remote locations. Hughes offers a wide variety of satellite internet services, managed and unmanaged, for any size government organization. To learn more about Hughes HTS Internet Access, click here. Communications on the Move (COTM) noun /'kəmjuːnɪˈkeɪʃ(ə)n/ ɒn/ ðə/ muːv'/ With real-time situational awareness essential for mission success, defense agencies require cost-effective, on-the-move communications with high reliability and security. Satellite is the ideal communications technology to provide beyond-line-of-sight (BLoS) communications to troops on the move. Hughes offers unique solutions for any platform; on land, at sea or airborne. To learn more about Communications on the Move (COTM), click here. Airborne SATCOM noun /'ɛːbɔːn/ SATCOM'/ In modern contested environments, military and intelligence operations must have the ability to send and receive secure and discreet communications. Hughes engineering expertise in satellite communications (SATCOM) has enabled the development of new wave form and modem technologies that offer LPD/LPI capabilities to end users. To learn more about Hughes Airborne SATCOM, click here. Tactical SATCOM noun /'taktɪk(ə)l/ SATCOM'/ Tactical Satellite Communications (SATCOM) systems provide the backbone for warfighter communications networks, linking ground units with command and control centers and with defense information networks. Hughes tactical SATCOM solutions support the full range of defense communications needs—fixed, at-the-halt, and on-the-move. And built into these solutions is highly efficient and secure modem technology necessary to maintain net-centric communications for U.S. and Coalition troops—ensuring mission mobility and interoperability globally. Whatever the application, Hughes delivers lighter, faster, and more agile tactical SATCOM solutions for any need. To learn more about Tactical SATCOM and the Hughes HM System, click here.