Emergency Communications

There When You Need It Most

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As the global leader in broadband satellite networks and services, Hughes brings leading-edge communications solutions to federal and state emergency management organizations that need to communicate during and after disasters.

Emergency Preparedness

Satellite back-up from Hughes offers a high level of resiliency to any critical network that is dependent on local terrestrial infrastructure. Tornadoes, floods, earthquakes and other disasters can wreak havoc on local network lines and cellular towers. Implementing satellite back-up at critical network sites can keep your network up and running during and after a disaster.

Hughes has mastered this technology for 9-1-1 and other critical government networks by enabling an automatic and seamless switch from a failed terrestrial line to re-route over a satellite connection. In fact, the switch happens so fast, if a 9-1-1 operator is on a live call with a citizen and the primary network becomes disrupted, the switch is made without any interruption or packet loss on the call.  

The Hughes Inter-Government Crisis Network solution provides instant networking among multiple agencies and decision makers making coordination easier and more efficient for disaster and emergency response efforts. This network enables inter-agency communication and coordination via a dedicated satellite network that doesn’t rely on local infrastructure with small VSATs that can withstand up to 150 mph winds.

Emergency Response

The minutes, hours and days following a disaster are critical for responding to those in need. Having access to quick, reliable and affordable communications options can be the difference between an efficiently coordinated response and a disorganized and inefficient one.

Hughes offers a number of emergency communications solutions to the first responder community, including fly-away and man-pack communication kits, vehicle-mounted terminals, Systems-on-Wheels, and other transportable and auto-deployable systems.

  • Mobile and Transportable Terminals

  • Auto-deployable Vehicle Mounted ka and ku-band VSATs

  • Auto-deployable Fly-away VSATs

  • JUPITER LTE Cellular Backhaul

Hughes also offers fixed site emergency Internet service and installation.

Call 1-844-817-9102 for cost and installation details.

Plan today so you can respond tomorrow!