FREE Standard Installation.*

FREE Standard 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 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

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: HughesNet is fast, with download speeds of 25 Mbps** on every plan.
  2. No Hard Data Limits: If you exceed your plan data, you’ll stay connected. However, during high-traffic periods, you may experience reduced speeds.
  3. Built-in Wi-Fi: Featuring the latest Wi-Fi standards and technology to easily connect your wireless devices throughout your home.
  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 installation applies to new Lease subscribers only. Not valid with Purchase option. Limited-time offer.

** The HughesNet service plans are designed to deliver download speeds of 25 Mbps and upload speeds of 3 Mbps, but individual customers may experience different speeds at different times of the day. Speeds and uninterrupted use are not guaranteed and may vary based on a variety of factors including: the configuration of your computer, the number of concurrent users, network or Internet congestion, the capabilities and content of the websites you are accessing, network management practices as deemed necessary, and other factors. When you connect to the HughesNet service using Wi-Fi, your experience will vary based on your proximity to the Wi-Fi source and the strength of the signal.

Video streaming services with minimum speed requirements may not operate properly.