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HughesNet Gen5 offers a range of new plans with faster speeds, more data, built-in Wi-Fi, no hard data limits, and advanced data-saving features—all you have to decide is how much data you need!
What's a gigabyte?

Being online uses data which is typically measured in gigabytes (GB). 1 GB is pretty big; with that much data you can send and receive about a million emails. But what about other online activities that use more data?

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What can you do with 1 GB?

How much data do you need?**

 

What can you do with 10 GB/month?

What can you do with 20 GB/month?

What can you do with 30 GB/month?

What can you do with 50 GB/month?

Streaming
Audio/Radio

140 hours

280 hours

420 hours

720 hours

  - OR -

DVD-quality
Video Streaming

15 hours

30 hours

45 hours

75 hours

  - OR -

HD-quality
Video Streaming

5 hours

10 hours

15 hours

25 hours

  - OR -

Web
Browsing

5,000 pages

10,000 pages

15,000 pages

25,000 pages

  - OR -

Social
Media

30 hours

60 hours

90 hours

150 hours

**Assumes DVD-quality video streaming consumes data at a rate of 700 MB/hour, HD-quality video streaming consumes data at a rate of 2 GB/hour, streaming audio/radio consumes data at a rate of 75 MB/hour, an average web page is 2 MB, and social media pages consume data at a rate of 350 MB/hour. Please be advised that the values provided should only be used as a general estimation, as data usage may vary by device, by type and by quality of content. 

 

Frequently Asked Questions

How fast is HughesNet Gen5?

HughesNet Gen5 is faster than ever – 25 Mbps download and 3Mbps Upload – and is available to anyone, anywhere, coast-to-coast.
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What plan fits my lifestyle?

HughesNet Gen5 offers four new service plans to best suit your specific needs, ranging from 10 GB to 50 GB of data per month. All HughesNet Gen5 plans come with the same fast speeds so you can do all the things you want online—even faster. It’s easy to choose a HughesNet Gen5 service plan based on the amount of data you need. The 10GB plan is perfe...
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How does a satellite Internet connection work?

Step 1: A request for a Web page is sent from your computer to a satellite about 22,000 miles out in space. At this altitude, the satellite's period of rotation (24 hours) matches the Earth's, and the satellite always remains in the same spot over the Earth (geosynchronous orbit). Because Internet via satellite is so technologically advanced, this...
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How does the Video Data Saver work?

HughesNet Gen5 automatically adjusts data rates for streaming video to deliver great picture quality while using less of your data. Speeds will adjust to deliver a DVD quality experience while using less data - allowing you to watch 3 times more video. If you want to watch an HD video, you can opt-in/opt-out of this data saver feature temporarily o...
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Can I watch movies in HD with HughesNet?

Yes! Your service is automatically set to stream videos at DVD Quality (480p). At any time, you can opt-in/opt-out of video feature temporarily or permanently to watch in HD quality. Or you can simply snooze the Video Data Saver for 4 hours. It’s easy to switch to HD - simply use the Mobile App, visit HughesNet Support Center, or use the Usage Mete...
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*Free standard installation applies to new Lease subscribers only. Not valid with Purchase option. Limited-time offer.