FREE Professional Installation*

FREE Professional Installation.*


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 Professional 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, we won’t cut you off or charge you more.

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

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:

  1. Fast Speeds: A fast connection to do more of everything online.
  2. No Hard Data Limits: If you exceed your plan data, we won’t cut you off or charge you more.
  3. Built-in Wi-Fi: Easily connect your wireless devices.
  4. Available in More Places: HughesNet is available where you live. Get connected now—your days of slow Internet are over!
  5. Trusted by More People: You can rely on America’s #1 choice for satellite Internet.

* Free standard professional installation applies to new Lease subscribers only. Not valid with Purchase option. Limited-time offer.

** Free equipment included for new orders at qualified addresses through the New NY Broadband Program.

Video streaming services with minimum speed requirements may not operate properly. During high-traffic periods, you may experience reduced speeds.

Actual speeds may vary and are not guaranteed.