- Published: May 2012
- Region: United States
Hughes Communications Inc. Jun 10
- Published: June 2010
- Standard & Poors
Dominant global share of the enterprise very small aperture terminal (VSAT) market; and Revenue stability with sizable revenue backlog. Aggressive financial profile; Expectations for negative free cash flow over the intermediate term; and Uncertain long-term penetration levels for the consumer and small business broadband service. The rating on Germantown, Md.-based Hughes Communications Inc. (Hughes), a satellite network services company, reflects an aggressive financial profile; expectations for negative free cash flow over the intermediate term, because of significant capital expenditure requirements for the construction of its new Jupiter satellite; and uncertain long-term penetration levels for the company's consumer and small and midsize business (SMB) broadband service. This consumer and SMB broadband service provides data speeds that, on average, are slower than...
Companies mentioned in this report are: Hughes Communications Inc.,Hughes Network Systems LLC,HNS Finance Corp.
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Hughes Communications Inc.,Hughes Network Systems LLC,HNS Finance Corp.