HughesNet®

Wi-Fi Modem

Included in Every Plan

Your days of wrestling with difficult wireless Internet routers are over! Every HughesNet Gen5 plan comes with built-in Wi-Fi, so you can easily connect your wireless devices throughout your home. And it’s all in one! The integrated Wi-Fi modem includes a satellite modem and an advanced Wi-Fi router, so you don’t have to deal with multiple pieces of equipment cluttering up your home.

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Latest Technology

The built-in modem is not only convenient, but also features the latest standards in Wi-Fi and technology, with 2.4 GHz and 5 GHz for incredible speeds and excellent coverage. The modem delivers (dual-band 802.11ac) fast and secure wireless connectivity.

It’s Part of Providing a Secure and Reliable Connection

With HughesNet Gen5, your satellite dish sends and receives information over the Internet and delivers it to your computer through your Wi-Fi enabled modem, giving you secure and fast Internet access. Your Wi-Fi modem is just one part of what makes your HughesNet Gen5 connection secure. It features separate guest Wi-Fi for visitors, so you can always ensure the security of your home network.

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Installed and Supported by Hughes

Not only do you have a Wi-Fi enabled modem with every HughesNet Gen5 plan, but you can also leave the installation to the pros! Your modem will be set up by your installer, and the technician will connect up to two devices on your network. Your HughesNet connection will also be backed by long-trusted customer support, with a strong track record of reliability and unsurpassed service. Your connectivity is also supported at all times. HughesNet is delivered through several Network Operations Centers that are equipped to monitor network performance 24/7. You can also monitor your data usage and track Wi-Fi performance.

Frequently Asked Questions

The HughesNet Wi-Fi Modem provides dual-band network (2.4GHz and 5GHz). Which one should I use?

HughesNet Wi-Fi Modem (HT2000W) provides two networks, a 2.4 GHz and 5 GHz. You can tell them apart based on the name – the 2.4 GHz network name starts with “hug2g” and the 5 GHz network name starts with “hug5g”. Deciding which network to use should be based on your unique home set-up. The 2.4 GHz can be used for all your wireless devices. It can...
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Does HughesNet Gen5 come with built-in Wi-Fi?

Yes! HughesNet Gen5 now comes with built-in Wi-Fi so you can connect your wireless devices at home. The HughesNet Wi-Fi Modem features the latest Wi-Fi standards and technology (dual-band 802.11ac) to deliver fast, secure wireless connectivity, 2.4 GHz and 5 GHz for incredible speeds and excellent coverage. It also has separate guest Wi-Fi for...
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Do I need a dial-up modem and telephone line to get Internet service?

No. There is no phone line or dial-up data modem required to use your HughesNet service.

What is transmission latency?

Latency refers to the amount of time it takes a packet of data to travel across a network. With satellite service, that data must travel up to the satellite and back (about 45,000 miles). This round trip adds about a half-second delay to the total time your computer takes to communicate with a Website or host server. Therefore, time-sensitive...
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What are the key terms for high speed & satellite Internet?

As a satellite ISP, Hughes strives to offer a reliable high-speed Internet option with a customer-friendly and easy-to-use service. This list of glossary terms is meant to familiarize you with satellite Internet and answer questions you may have. 56K line – Most dial-up Internet connections use a telephone line that allows transfer of data at 56...
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*Free standard installation applies to new Lease subscribers only. Not valid with Purchase option. Limited-time offer.