Hughes Successfully Launches High-throughput Satellite

Setting the stage for the next generation of HughesNet Gen5 satellite Internet service

EchoStar XIX, the world’s highest-capacity broadband satellite, will power HughesNet® Gen5, the next generation of the nation’s #1 high-speed satellite Internet service. HughesNet Gen5 will deliver more speed, more data and more advanced features for consumers and small businesses with limited Internet access options.

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Watch Footage from the Satellite Launch
EchoStar XIX launched on December 18, 2016 from Cape Canaveral, Florida. Check out the coverage!
Watch Footage from the Satellite Launch
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EchoStar XIX launched on December 18, 2016 from Cape Canaveral, Florida. Check out the coverage!
INDUSTRY LEADERSHIP
40 YEARS' EXPERIENCE
Hughes invented satellite Internet and has over 40 years in the satellite business.
GLOBAL IMPACT
Hughes is a global leader in satellite broadband, with more than 5 million satellite systems installed in over 100 countries.
CONTINUING INNOVATION
HughesNet Gen5 is based on the experience and expertise of bringing high-speed satellite Internet service to more than 1 million American consumers and small businesses for 15+ years.
DELIVERING ON OUR PROMISES
HughesNet was recently ranked first in delivering advertised speeds in the Federal Communication Commission’s 2016 “Measuring Broadband in America” report for the second year in a row.
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MORE OF EVERYTHING YOU WANT

The new HughesNet re-imagines the satellite Internet experience to deliver a breakthrough service that gives you more of everything you want. HughesNet Gen5 will provide more speed, more data and advanced features that enable you to do more of what you love online.

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The new HughesNet gives you
more of everything you want.

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