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Updated on: Thursday, August 19, 2021, 08:20 PM IST

Aakash Educational Services selects Hughes Communications for interactive satellite broadband network

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Aakash Educational Services is a part of Bengaluru-based edtech company, Byju''s |

Aakash Educational Services is a part of Bengaluru-based edtech company, Byju''s |

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Hughes Communications India Pvt Ltd (HCIPL) on Thursday said it has been selected by Aakash Educational Services Ltd (AESL) for an interactive satellite broadband network.

AESL -- a test preparatory coaching institute and now a part of Bengaluru-based edtech company, Byju's -- chose Hughes and its JUPITER System ground platform to connect more than 100 educational centers with high-throughput satellite connectivity as part of its nationwide network.

HCIPL, a provider of broadband satellite and managed network services and a subsidiary of Hughes Network Systems (HUGHES) has been selected by AESL for an interactive satellite broadband network, a company statement said.

It did not divulge the size of the contract.

"Under the three-year initial contract, Hughes will provide a managed service including satellite bandwidth from the GSAT 18 satellite, Very Small Aperture Terminals (VSATs) at each learning centre, and 24X7 network operation – all to deliver reliable, uninterrupted connectivity across AESL''s growing institution," the statement added.

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Published on: Thursday, August 19, 2021, 08:19 PM IST
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