Hughes and Airtel Type Joint Enterprise to Present Satellite tv for pc Broadband Providers in India


NEW DELHI and GERMANTOWN, Md., Jan. 4, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Hughes Communications India Pvt Ltd, (HCIPL), a majority-owned subsidiary of Hughes Community Programs, LLC (HUGHES), an innovator in satellite tv for pc and multi-transport applied sciences and networks for 50 years, and Bharti Airtel Restricted (“Airtel”), India’s premier communications resolution supplier, immediately introduced the formation of a three way partnership to offer satellite tv for pc broadband providers in India. 

Operational as HCIPL, the entity combines the Very Small Aperture Terminal (VSAT) companies of each firms to supply versatile and scalable enterprise networking options utilizing satellite tv for pc connectivity for major transport, back-up and hybrid implementation. The settlement, introduced in Might 2019, has obtained all statutory approvals, together with these from the Nationwide Firm Regulation Tribunal (NCLT) and Division of Telecom (Authorities of India) and the three way partnership has been shaped.  

“We’re happy to start this three way partnership, additional delivering on our dedication to serve the rising demand for at all times on, at all times obtainable community connectivity for enterprise and authorities prospects,” stated Partho Banerjee, president and managing director, HCIPL. “Combining the confirmed capabilities of each Hughes and Airtel, the partnership will convey synergies to the forefront – together with multi-orbit options – for the good thing about prospects throughout the size and breadth of India.”

Ajay Chitkara, director and chief govt officer, Airtel Enterprise, stated: “We, at Airtel, are targeted on supporting and accelerating the digital transformation journeys of our prospects by an built-in options portfolio. With the mixed capabilities of Airtel and Hughes, prospects will get entry to subsequent technology satellite tv for pc connectivity backed by confirmed enterprise grade safety and repair assist.”

Now serving Airtel VSAT prospects, HCIPL has a mixed base of over 200,000 VSATs. With unmatched attain and scale, the corporate is the biggest satellite tv for pc service operator in India, properly positioned amid the altering regulatory atmosphere to serve the rising connectivity necessities of enterprise and authorities prospects with an enhanced product portfolio and operational efficiencies. HCIPL supplies broadband networking applied sciences, options and providers, together with a full vary of managed community providers, for presidency workplaces and enterprises throughout segments like banking, aeronautical and maritime mobility, small to medium sized companies, schooling, and telecom backhaul, amongst others.

About Airtel
Headquartered in India, Airtel is a world communications options supplier with over 480 Mn prospects in 17 international locations throughout South Asia and Africa. The corporate ranks amongst the highest three cell operators globally and its networks cowl over two billion folks. Airtel is India’s largest built-in communications options supplier and the second largest cell operator in Africa. Airtel’s retail portfolio consists of excessive pace 4G/4.5G cell broadband, Airtel Xstream Fiber that guarantees speeds as much as 1 Gbps with convergence throughout linear and on-demand leisure, streaming providers spanning music and video, digital funds and monetary providers. For enterprise prospects, Airtel affords a gamut of options that features safe connectivity, cloud and knowledge centre providers, cyber safety, IoT, Advert Tech and cloud primarily based communication. For extra particulars go to

About Hughes Communications India
HCIPL is a majority owned subsidiary of Hughes Community Programs, LLC (HUGHES), the main international supplier of broadband satellite tv for pc networks and providers. HCIPL is the biggest satellite tv for pc service operator in India offering a complete vary of broadband networking applied sciences, options, and providers for companies and governments, together with Managed Providers to satisfy each communications problem. Extra data is out there at

About Hughes Community Programs
Hughes Community Programs, LLC (HUGHES), an innovator in satellite tv for pc and multi-transport applied sciences and networks for 50 years, supplies broadband gear and providers; managed providers that includes sensible, software-defined networking; and end-to-end community operation for tens of millions of shoppers, companies, governments and communities worldwide. The Hughes flagship Web service, HughesNet®, connects greater than 1.5 million subscribers throughout the Americas, and the Hughes JUPITER™ System powers Web entry for tens of tens of millions extra worldwide. Hughes provides greater than half the worldwide satellite tv for pc terminal market to main satellite tv for pc operators, in-flight service suppliers, cell community operators and navy prospects. A managed community providers supplier, Hughes helps almost 500,000 enterprise websites with its HughesON™ portfolio of wired and wi-fi options. Headquartered in Germantown, Maryland, USA, Hughes is owned by EchoStar. To study extra, go to or comply with HughesConnects on Twitter and LinkedIn.

About EchoStar
EchoStar Company (NASDAQ: SATS) is a premier international supplier of satellite tv for pc communication options. Headquartered in Englewood, Colo., and conducting enterprise across the globe, EchoStar is a pioneer in safe communications applied sciences by its Hughes Community Programs and EchoStar Satellite tv for pc Providers enterprise segments. For extra data, go to Comply with @EchoStar on Twitter.

©2022 Hughes Community Programs, LLC, an EchoStar firm. Hughes and HughesNet are registered logos and JUPITER is a trademark of Hughes Community Programs, LLC. 

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