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Primus Offers HughesNet Broadband Satellite Service


Primus Telecommunications

2008-07-16 14:50:00

Primus Offers HughesNet Broadband Satellite Service

Primus Selling Broadband Satellite Internet Service in Continental 48 States and Puerto Rico

MCLEAN, VA–(EMWNews – July 16, 2008) – Primus Telecommunications, Inc. today announced

that it has executed an agreement with Hughes Network Systems, LLC (HUGHES)

to resell HughesNet® broadband satellite Internet service to Primus

customers in the continental United States and Puerto Rico.

The agreement allows Primus to offer broadband services to all its small-

and medium-sized business (SMB) customers, including those without access

to landline broadband, such as cable and DSL, in their areas.

“Through this agreement with Hughes, Primus can now provide an alternative

solution for customers who don’t currently have broadband access,” says

Saradhi Vajja, vice president, Product Management and Chief Information

Officer at Primus. “We now can provide broadband access to a larger


Primus began offering this service to customers on June 15th. “We are very

excited about the opportunity to sell HughesNet broadband Internet

service,” says D.G. Gulati, president of Primus’s U.S. Operations. “We look

forward to reaching out to new customers in the U.S. and Puerto Rico, as

well as offering this service to our existing customer base in areas where

terrestrial broadband service is not available. This service is being

bundled with Primus’s other services and billed on a single bill.”

“We are excited to work with Primus to bring satellite broadband

connectivity to their customers,” said Mike Cook, senior vice president of

Hughes. “As a premier provider of telecommunications solutions, Primus

provides a significant expansion in our distribution, strengthening our

ability to bring broadband services to businesses — wherever they are


About Primus Telecommunications, Inc.

Primus Telecommunications, Inc. represents the U.S. and Caribbean

operations of its parent, Primus Telecommunications Group, Incorporated

(OTCBB: PRTL), an integrated facilities-based communications services

provider offering international and domestic voice, Voice over Internet

Protocol (VoIP), Internet, wireless, data, and hosting services to business

and residential retail customers and other carriers located primarily in

the United States, Canada, Australia, the United Kingdom, and western

Europe. Primus provides services over its global network of owned and

leased transmission facilities, including approximately 500

points-of-presence (POPs) throughout the world, ownership interests in

undersea fiber optic cable systems, 18 carrier-grade international gateway

and domestic switching systems, and a variety of operating relationships

that allow it to deliver traffic worldwide. Founded in 1994, Primus is

based in McLean, VA.

About Hughes Network Systems

Hughes Network Systems, LLC (HUGHES) is the global leader in providing

broadband satellite networks and services for large enterprises,

governments, small businesses, and consumers. HughesNet encompasses all

broadband solutions and managed services from Hughes, bridging the best of

satellite and terrestrial technologies. Its broadband satellite products

are based on global standards approved by the TIA, ETSI and ITU standards

organizations, including IPoS/DVB-S2, RSM-A and GMR-1. To date, Hughes has

shipped more than 1.5 million systems to customers in over 100 countries.

Headquartered outside Washington, D.C., in Germantown, Maryland, USA,

Hughes maintains sales and support offices worldwide. Hughes is a wholly

owned subsidiary of Hughes Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ: HUGH). For

additional information, please visit

Hughes and HughesNet are registered trademarks of Hughes Network Systems,


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