The Connect America Fund Program in New York
Frequently Asked Questions
Q: Which regions are eligible to receive HughesNet service through the program?
A: Households within underserved and unserved areas in New York are eligible for the CAF program. You can check your eligibility with our address look up here.
Q: What service is HughesNet providing through the Connect America Fund Program?
A: Through the Connect America Fund (CAF) Program in New York, residents are eligible for exclusive HughesNet® service plans. HughesNet is the satellite Internet service from Hughes, the global leader in satellite Internet. The HughesNet service plans offered through the CAF Program feature a 100 GB and 600 GB service plan not available to the general public. Customers also receive FREE Standard Installation and FREE equipment - a $449.98 value - with these exclusive plans.
Q: What about service quality?
A: HughesNet was named ‘Best Internet Service Provider for Rural Areas of 2022-2023' and ‘Best Satellite Internet Provider of 2022-2023’ by U.S. News & World Report.
Q: Does HughesNet have data limits?
A: HughesNet has No Hard Data Limits. If you exceed your plan data, you’ll stay connected. However, during high-traffic periods, you may experience reduced speeds.†
Q: Where can I get more information?
A: Call today to learn more about exclusive HughesNet service plans through the Connect America Fund Program. If you have specific questions about the CAF program, please visit https://www.fcc.gov/auction/903
Q: Why HughesNet Satellite Internet?
A: Today, more than 1.2 million Americans depend on HughesNet Satellite Internet, the #1 consumer satellite Internet service in the US. Here are some of the reasons why:
- Fast Speeds: HughesNet is fast, with download speeds of 25 Mbps** on every plan.
- No Hard Data Limits: If you exceed your plan data, you’ll stay connected. However, during high-traffic periods, you may experience reduced speeds.†
- Built-in Wi-Fi: Featuring the latest Wi-Fi standards and technology to easily connect your wireless devices throughout your home.
- Available in More Places: HughesNet is available where you live. Get connected now—your days of slow Internet are over!
- Trusted by More People: You can rely on America’s #1 choice for satellite Internet.