EchoStar announces David Rayner to return to role of CFO Kenneth Carroll, the current CFO, will assume a broadened role of Executive VP of Corporate and Business Development. Rayner had left his position of CFO in November 2011 to serve as CFO of a start-up.
Hughe's Jupiter System selected by petroleum companies in Middle East One of the largest Middle East-based petroleum companies has chosen Hughes Network Systems to supply its award-winning JUPITER System as the foundation network for monitoring oil wellheads across hundreds of miles of harsh desert. The customer's network will consist of two JUPITER gateways and more than 600 ruggedized SCADA satellite terminals developed by Hughes specifically for this application. Hughes was chosen because of its leadership in the satellite industry and proven experience with Ku- and Ka-band technology. Hughes is a wholly owned subsidiary of EchoStar.