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Hughes Network Systems, LLC (HUGHES) is the world’s leading provider of satellite broadband solutions and services delivering innovative network technologies and managed services to enterprises and governments globally. Hughes has shipped more than 4 million systems to customers in over 100 countries, representing approximately 50 percent market share.

Hughes owns and operates service businesses in the U.S., Europe, India, and Brazil, delivering continent-wide Hughes broadband satellite and terrestrial connectivity. Hughes is a leading provider of satellite cellular backhaul solutions.

Hughes, headquartered in Germantown, MD, USA is a wholly owned subsidiary of EchoStar Corporation (NASDAQ: SATS).



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Vince Onuigbo, Senior Marketing Director, International Division
Tuesday 15:30

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Onuigbo VinceVince Onuigbo, Senior Marketing Director, International Division

Vince Onuigbo is a Senior Marketing Director at Hughes, a wholly owned subsidiary of EchoStar Corporation, where he leads the technical marketing and business development for satellite backhaul of radio access networks globally. Among Vince’s responsibilities are, liaising with engineering to deliver optimized satellite backhaul solution for various cellular standards 2, 3 & 4G/LTE and scenarios—rural, urban and residential/enterprise deployments. In addition he leads the analysis and validation of prospective customers’ backhaul business cases to ensure the most cost-effective systems design, and building of third-party partnerships that facilitate the best overall project delivery experience for operators. In early 2000, Vince played a leading role in the market development of Western Europe, Africa, and Middle East for Hughes Terrestrial Point-to-Multipoint microwave solution, used primarily for cellular backhaul.

Prior to joining Hughes in 1996, Vince held various technical positions at Motorola Cellular Infrastructure Group, including GSM /CDMA systems engineering and consultant to mobile operators for the planning of network roll-out. Vince is a published expert in the field of wireless access. He is a member of the IEEE and holds a BSc with honors in Electrical Engineering from Ahmadu Bello University Zaria, Nigeria and an MBA from Keller Graduate School of Management of DeVry University.

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