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June 5th, 2017

Major Milestone Met by HughesNet

Hughes Network Systems, LLC (HUGHES) recently launched HughesNet Gen5 satellite Internet service has just reached a major milestone in just two months — this service now serves more than 100,000 homes and small businesses, including new subscribers and upgrades, as well as subscribers in every continental US state.

Launched in late March 2017, new customers to HughesNet Gen5 are experiencing faster speeds, more data, built-in Wi-Fi and an overall improved Internet experience. According to the company, HughesNet Gen5 is the first and only US satellite Internet service to offer Federal Communications Commission (FCC) defined broadband speeds — 25 Mbps download and 3 Mbps upload — from coast-to-coast.

Early customer responses show they are enjoying higher satisfaction and improved performance from the new HughesNet Gen5 service. HughesNet Gen5 is available in a variety of affordable consumer and business plans to suit customer’s specific needs. Plans range from 10 to 250 GB/month of data with the same fast speeds of 25 Mbps on every plan. Additional features include:

  • Built-in Wi-Fi to easily connect wireless devices
  • No hard data limits — if monthly plan data is exceeded, service continues at a reduced speed until the next billing cycle
  • Video Data Saver to watch more videos using less data
  • Bonus Zone — 50 GB of free data per month to use during off-peak hours (2:00 to 8:00 a.m.)

HughesNet Gen5, recently named the winner of a Gold Stevie® Award in the Consumer Services category in the 15th annual American Business Awards, is available through a nationwide network of dealers and sales agents, as well as directly through www.HughesNet.com.