Control4, HughesNet In Sales Deal

Salt Lake City-based Control4, a developer of home automation products, has become a sales agent for Hughes Network Systems, a provider of satellite broadband Internet, Hughes said today. According to Hughes, the deal allows Control4 dealers to sell its HughesNet satellite broadband Internet service. Control4 said that the agreement with Hughes is a "perfect complement" to its business, due to its customers needs for broadband access to automate their homes. Financial details of the sales deal were not disclosed. Control4 makes home automation products, including Internet-enabled remote control.