Is HughesNet fast enough for Netflix

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Is HughesNet fast enough for Netflix?

Let’s be honest: we all love a Netflix binge, and watching an entire series of the hottest new show on a rainy Sunday equals perfection.

But the ability to enjoy Netflix does depend on whether your internet connection is up to the job. If you’re a streaming connoisseur and considering HughesNet Gen 5, we’re here to let you know all HughesNet plans are fast enough to watch Netflix!

Netflix streaming requires a download speed of 1.5 Mbps for low quality, 3 Mbps for SQ quality, and 5 Mbps for HD quality, so HughesNet Gen5 can comfortably handle your binge-watching needs with ever HughesNet plan offering 25 Mbps speed!

With HughesNet Gen5, you definitely can stream Netflix! The big decision is which show you’ll add to your list first!

What HughesNet plan do I need for Netflix?

HughesNet offers 4 great plans, 10GB, 20GB, 30GB, and 50GB, all of which have download speeds of 25 Mbps making them perfect for Netflix. When choosing which plan is best for you, we recommend you estimate how often you will be streaming shows and movies, and in what quality.

The table below gives an approximation of how many hours of Netflix you can watch on each plan while viewing in low, SD, and HD quality.

HUGHESNET PLANS 10 GB 20 GB 30 GB 50 GB
Netflix: Low Setting 30 Hours 60 Hours 90 Hours 150 Hours
Netflix: Standard Definition (SD) 15 Hours 30 Hours 45 Hours 75 Hours
Netflix: HD Video Streaming 5 Hours 10 Minutes 15 Hours 25 Hours

What Is HughesNet Gen 5?

Some areas of the United States aren’t covered by cable broadband, and usually, these are because of rural or remote locations, which make installation of wiring prohibitively expensive. But, in our interconnected world, it’s important for everyone – wherever they live – to have access to high-speed internet.

If no wired connection is available, customers need to opt for a satellite service as a viable alternative.

Enter HughesNet. One of the early pioneers of satellite internet access, and they still provide service plans that help people without wired options to get online. HughesNet Gen5 is the latest iteration of the service, offering fast download speeds, no hard data limits, and bandwidth-saving features.

What Are the Features of HughesNet Gen5?

Unbeatable coverage

As a satellite service, HughesNet has unparalleled breadth of coverage. People in remote areas can enjoy the benefits of reliable internet connectivity, for work, shopping, and entertainment

Faster speeds

Gen5 is the fastest version of HughesNet yet, and thanks to an infrastructure upgrade, customers can enjoy download speeds of 25 Mbps and uploads at 3 Mbps.

Built-in Wi-Fi

The HughesNet Gen5 modem comes with built-in Wi-Fi, so there are no additional steps to take once the modem is installed. Battling the WiFi router is a thing of the past!

No hard data limits

Have you ever used up all your monthly data and suddenly found yourself cut off from the online world – mid show? HughesNet has removed hard data capping from their Gen5 service. This means that once your plan data has been used up, you’ll still have internet access – just at a reduced speed.

Off-peak bonus

Between 2am and 8am, HughesNet offers a Bonus Zone. An additional 50GB of data per month is available to use for free during off-peak hours, so if you have large files to manage, this is the best time to do it.

Automatic data saving

HughesNet have built in some cool features, such as compressed web content, video data-saving settings, and page optimization, to make Gen5 a fast and data-saving service.

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High-Speed 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

Affordable Plans

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 theirs no need to dial in – HughesNets always on.

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