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Procuring Hughes SatCell Connect is Easy

Hughes with our partner DLT Solutions has made procuring Hughes SatCell Connect easy and fast. The kit and associated services are ready-to-quote and order with catalog part numbers on the government-wide acquisition contract (GWAC) NASA SEWP V. Other contract paths are available, but most customers find this the fastest and easiest.

  • Request Formal Quote

    Phase 1

    • 24-48 Hours
    • If new user, register on the NASA SEWP site (15-30 mins)
    • Search using the part numbers for the SatCell Fly Away Kit
    • Submit a request for Quote within the NASA SEW V Contract
  • Review and Accept Quote

    Phase 2

    • 3-7 Days
    • Formally accept the quote for the SatCell Fly Away Kits and supporting Services Requested
    • Contract creation if automatically kicked off one a quote is accepted and ready for review and signature by government and countersigned by DLT/Hughes
    • Formal contract number allows government to obligate or MIPR appropriate funds for acquisition.
  • Contract and Purchase Orders Created

    Phase 2

    • 3-7 Days
    • Formally accept the quote for the SatCell Fly Away Kits and supporting Services Requested
    • Contract creation if automatically kicked off one a quote is accepted and ready for review and signature by government and countersigned by DLT/Hughes
    • Formal contract number allows government to obligate or MIPR appropriate funds for acquisition.
  • Customer Coordination Meeting

    Phase 3

    • Scheduled within 24 hours of Formal Purchase
    • Hughes team will reach out and set up a call with customer as soon as the formal contract process kicks off
    • Hughes team will go over what was procured, go through the programmatic process and introduce them to their point of contact and emergency contacts
    • Coordination and schedule for the delivery of Fly Away kit
    • Status on shipping, production and delivery details will be shared with the customer regularly for peace of mind
  • Delivery Coordinated

    Phase 3

    • Scheduled within 24 hours of Formal Purchase
    • Hughes team will reach out and set up a call with customer as soon as the formal contract process kicks off
    • Hughes team will go over what was procured, go through the programmatic process and introduce them to their point of contact and emergency contacts
    • Coordination and schedule for the delivery of Fly Away kit
    • Status on shipping, production and delivery details will be shared with the customer regularly for peace of mind
  • Kits Delivered

    Phase 4

    • 30-60 Days
    • SatCell Fly Away Kits arrive at the customer's destination
    • Hughes team will make sure customer knowns how to reach their 24/7 help and support desk
    • Hughes team will coordinate any training procured

Contract Information

  • SEWP Website: https://www.sewp.nasa.gov
  • Contract Number: NASA SEWPV Contract # NNG15SC07B
  • Never used SEWP? No Problem. It takes about 15 minutes for a new government (Federal or State) customer to register on SEWP and immediately begin formally requesting quotes.

Typical Timelines

  • RFQ - 24 to 48 hour turnaround
  • Purchase Request to Executed Contract: 3 to 5 business days

SEWP V at a Glance

  • Low Fees (.39) percent
  • SEWPV assists acquisition shops to comply with FAR rules
  • Availability, Speed, Customer Service, Tracking, and Communication
  • Ability to bundle and add new products as well as professional services within 48 hours
  • Quick Procurement Process
  • Quick/Continuous product and pricing updates for all products lines

Hughes SatCell Connect Compact Flyaway Kits

The two primary components of the SatCell Flyaway Kit are the 4G/LTE/Pre-5G Cellular Pack and Portable Ku-band Antenna.

Ultra-Portable
- Smallest, full featured commercial grade cellular network with integrated router, firewall, apps server,
- Satellite Antenna with integrated Modem Included
- Total kit weighing less than 15lbs
Interoperable
- Seamlessly interoperable with most consumer cellular enabled devices.
- Pre-loaded with DISA approved secure voice Sigma client
- Out-of-the-box supports Android Team Awareness Kit (ATAK), Apple Team Awareness Kit (iTAK) Air Ground Information Systems (AGIS) services
Plug-n-Play
- Open standards based
- Extends comms capabilities across the multi-domain operations landscape.
- Out-of-the-box compatible with tactical mesh and line of sight radio nodes
- Compatible with beyond line of sight (BLoS) airborne, maritime, and ground systems
Cutting Edge
- Rolling feature additions and capability enhancements
- Supports artificial intelligence(AI)/Machine Learning(ML) applications
- As commercial cellular standards upgrade (i.e. 5G), so does the SatCell Kit
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Janie Robinson, Senior Director, Hughes Defense

Janie is the primary point of contact for the Hughes SatCell Connect and associated capabilities. She manages business development and focuses on turn-key wireless, cellular and specialized communications solutions for government and defense clients. Email Janie.

 

 

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Wayne Marhefka, Senior Director, Hughes Defense

Wayne leads business development and technical solutions for Hughes mobility and airborne intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (ISR). He and Janie work together to deliver cellular capabilities, such as Hughes SatCell Connect, to government and defense clients. Wayne is an expert in airborne ISR and beyond line of sight (BLoS) and works with clients to extend communications coverage via airborne, mobile or maritime platforms. Email Wayne.

 

 

 

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