Is HughesNet® Broadband Internet?
Is HughesNet Broadband Internet?
Yes, HughesNet is broadband Internet! Defined as being high-speed internet that’s faster than traditional dial-up access, HughesNet Gen5 is a true broadband internet solution with speeds of 25 Mbps on every plan it offers!
What Can I do with the speeds?
Living rural no longer means you have to put up with slow dial-up speeds or an inconsistent internet connection. Every HughesNet Gen5 broadband plan offers a 25 Mbps download speed so you can do more of what you love to do online! Stream more movies, connect with friends, shop from the convince of your home, its all possible with HughesNet.
Use the chart below to see how your speed stacks up to HughesNet Gen5!
|Speed||Good For||Time for a 250MB File Download|
|Dial-Up (56 kbps)||Checking e-mail and light Googling.||10.5 Hours|
|3 Mbps||General web surfing, e-mail, light social media use.||11.5 Minutes|
|10 Mbps||Non-HD video streaming, music streaming, small file sharing, video conferencing.||3.5 Minutes|
|15 Mbps||Single users streaming high-quality HD video, online gaming, quick downloads.||2.5 Minutes|
|25 Mbps1 (HughesNet Speeds)||Multiple users in a household streaming HD video, multiple connected devices, fast downloads.||1.5 Minutes|
Where is HughesNet Broadband Available?
Because HughesNet delivers service over satellite and not through a phone or cable line, service is available to anywhere in the US! All you need is a clear view of the southern sky and you can be up and running with HughesNet broadband Internet!
Get the fastest satellite Internet service—25 Mbps1—available to anyone, anywhere. Surf the web faster; download files quicker, and access media like never before!
Get More Data
Videos, music, pictures—with HughesNet Gen5 you get a huge amount of data, so you’re free to explore more of what the Internet has to offer. Plus, there are no hard data limits!2
HughesNet offers a variety of affordable Internet plans that are built to suit any budget, and are available where you live today, even in areas with slow or no high-speed options!
No Phone Line Required
HughesNet uses satellite technology, freeing up the phone line for more important things, like making phone calls! Plus there’s no need to dial in – HughesNets always on.