Hughes gets 4 awards for workplace excellence

The Alliance for Workplace Excellence (AWE) has awarded Hughes Network Systems, LLC (Hughes), an EchoStar company and the global provider of broadband satellite networks and services, four awards for workplace excellence, the company said.

Hughes accolades include the 2018 AWE Workplace Excellence and Health & Wellness Seals of Approval as well as the AWE EcoLeadership and Diversity Champion Awards. 2018 marks the 19th consecutive year Hughes has been honored by AWE as an outstanding place to work.

Hughes offers employees advanced technology, flexible work arrangements, continuing education opportunities, health and wellness programs, recreation and cultural activities, and opportunities to volunteer. A Montgomery County, Maryland, certified “Green Business,” Hughes commitment to the environment includes support of local clean up and beautification efforts and employee programs like company-wide recycling and Earth Day celebrations. On-site healthy food options, fitness and health classes, and a robust intramural sports program round out the company´s health and wellness offerings.

The Alliance for Workplace Excellence (AWE) is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization founded in 1999 by Montgomery County, MD and Discovery Communications. Over the past 19 years, AWE has been dedicated to empowering employers to build excellence in the workplace as a means of supporting the quality of life for employees, their families, and the community at-large.

Hughes Network Systems is the global provider of broadband satellite technology and services for home and office. Its flagship high-speed satellite Internet service is HughesNet®, the world´s largest satellite network with over 1.2 million residential and business customers across the Americas. Headquartered outside Washington, D.C., in Germantown, Maryland, USA, Hughes operates sales and support offices worldwide and is a wholly owned subsidiary of EchoStar Corporation (NASDAQ: SATS), a premier global provider of satellite operations. For additional information about Hughes, visit and follow @HughesConnects on Twitter.

EchoStar is a premier global provider of satellite communication solutions. Headquartered in Englewood, Colo., and conducting business around the globe, EchoStar is a pioneer in secure communications technologies through its Hughes Network Systems and EchoStar Satellite Services business segments. For more information, visit Follow @EchoStar on Twitter.