HughesNet Internet & Phone Services

Variety of plans
No hard data caps
Satellite internet

HughesNet Overview

HughesNet is the nation’s leading satellite internet provider, with availability in all 50 states. Offering robust internet and phone solutions for residential and business customers, HughesNet is a reliable option for anyone looking to connect.

Want to learn more? For complete plan details call

HughesNet Internet: Data Plans With a Bonus

HughesNet is a dedicated high-speed internet solution for households and businesses across the United States. They have 4 data plans available ranging from 10 GB to 50 GB — all with 25 Mbps download speeds and 3 Mbps upload speeds. If you live in a rural area, HughesNet is a great option as it provides service in far reaching areas other DSL, cable, and fiber internet providers aren’t able to go.

HughesNet plans offer all customers a Bonus Zone. This includes an additional 50 GB per month to use during off-peak hours between 2AM - 8AM, so you don’t use up your service plan data. Along with this Bonus Zone, HughesNet includes auto-compression features to help optimize web pages to load faster and use less data.

Enter your zipcode to see if HughesNet is available near you

HughesNet Coverage Area

As a satellite provider, HughesNet has the unique advantage of being available across the contiguous United States, including Alaska and Puerto Rico. They’re even accessible in areas where cable and fiber internet are not — making HughesNet a popular internet solution for customers in rural and suburban areas. HughesNet is headquartered in Germantown, Maryland, and provides service to over 1 million subscribers to date.

Wide availability
Automatic Compression & Optimization for Web Content

Requires 2-year contract
Difficult Connection for Gamers

HughesNet Company Details

Formally known as Hughes Communications, HughesNet started in 1971 in the garage of one of its founders under the name Digital Communication Corporation (DCC). From those humble beginnings, HughesNet quickly rose in recognition and size as customers in rural and suburban areas grew in population. Today, it operates as a wholly-owned subsidiary of EchoStar, a larger worldwide satellite provider. HughesNet is one of the few internet providers who utilizes advanced satellite technology to deliver their internet and phone services — allowing them to be accessible from coast to coast in the United States. To see what speeds are available near you, enter your zip code here for all current options.

HughesNet Customer Support

Matching its expansive coverage area, HughesNet also offers robust customer support that is available 24/7 for help. To learn more about HughesNet’s services or to receive technical support, you can speak with a customer representative at 866-347-3292 today or visit HughesNet Support online.

HughesNet FAQs

HughesNet is available anywhere in the contiguous United States, including Alaska and Puerto Rico. To see what plans are available near you, enter your zip code above.
To get set up with HughesNet service, call 844-543-6293 to schedule an appointment today.
Yes. You can monitor your data usage by logging into your HughesNet account on the HughesNet Mobile App or at You can even opt-in to receive text notifications when you get close to reaching your data cap.
Every plan includes:
  • 25 Mbps download speeds and 3 Mbps upload speeds
  • Unlimited data
  • Built-in WiFi
  • An additional 50 GB/month of bonus data to use during off-peak hours (2AM-8AM)

HughesNet offers 4 service plans of 10, 20, 30, and 50 GB per month. They all function on the same speeds, making it easy to choose a plan based on the amount of data needed and the number of users in your household.

The 10 GB plan is perfect for 1 to 2 users. The 20 GB plan is suitable for 2-3 users. The 30 GB plan is typically recommended for families with multiple connected devices or heavy online streamers. The 50 GB plan is for families, professional remote workers, and couples who love to stream and stay connected throughout the day.

We use cookies on our website to give you a customized experience. By clicking "Accept," you consent to the use of all the cookies. To learn more about how we use cookies, please see our privacy policy.