Hughes flat panel ESA user terminal approved for commercial availability on the OneWeb LEO Network

April 3, 2024
The HL1120W is designed for outdoor use, featuring lightweight, low-power, weather-resistant construction.

GERMANTOWN, Md., - Hughes Network Systems, LLC in Germantown, Md. announced the commercial availability of the Hughes HL1120W terminal, an electronically steerable antenna-based (ESA) terminal, which has received Eutelsat OneWeb approval for operation in its low Earth orbit (LEO) satellite network. This enables Hughes to offer Eutelsat OneWeb's high-speed connectivity worldwide. 

The HL1120W is designed for outdoor use, featuring lightweight, low-power, weather-resistant construction for easy installation and maintenance. Built with an aluminum chassis, it is configured for seamless operation with self-pointing to the Eutelsat OneWeb satellite constellation. The terminal includes an indoor unit providing a Wi-Fi 6 router and 2 GigE LAN ports. 

"Drawing from our experience with low Earth orbit systems and our understanding of the Eutelsat OneWeb system, we're delivering a high-performance connectivity solution for reliable, enterprise-grade LEO connectivity in remote locations," said Dan Rasmussen, senior vice president and general manager, North America Enterprise Division, Hughes. "Our Managed LEO service currently supports customers in various sectors including military, government agencies, public safety, retailers, and energy companies. This technology is transformative, and we're proud to collaborate closely with Eutelsat OneWeb to expand our solution to the broader market."

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Juan Pablo Cofino, regional vice president Americas, Eutelsat OneWeb, said, "We're pleased to add the HL1120W to our product portfolio, poised to meet various enterprise and government needs. Hughes has been a longstanding technology and distribution partner, and this terminal's addition will accelerate connectivity services for Hughes and our partners worldwide. We anticipate seeing this terminal activated in communities, businesses, and governments globally."

Hughes offers Managed LEO service, providing a reliable, high-speed option for low-latency applications and service in hard-to-reach locations. This service can be deployed as managed broadband, multi-orbit mobility or enterprise solution, or part of a multi-transport Software-Defined Wide Area Network (SD-WAN) or highly specialized military network.

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