Press Release

Hughes Launches New HughesNet Business Internet Plans

By SpaceRef Editor
December 2, 2014
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Hughes Network Systems, LLC, (HUGHES), the world’s leading provider of broadband satellite solutions and services, today announced the launch of new upgraded broadband satellite Internet access plans for small and medium-sized businesses. Operating over the nationwide HughesNet Gen4 service and employing affordable customer premise equipment, the new Business Internet (BI) Select and Access Plans feature download speeds ranging from 5 Mbps to up to 15 Mbps and are available to order now.

“We are excited to bring these new Business Internet service plans to small and medium-size companies with a need for reliable, high speed Internet access,” said Sam Baumel, vice president of Commercial Sales & Marketing, North America. “The new plans offer a substantial increase in data allowance to support the growing communications needs of businesses, and realign the usage times to focus on daytime hours when most business takes place.”

All plans offer Express Repair Premium and ZoneAlarm free for six (6) months. Additional maintenance package options are available as well as equipment purchase or lease.

With more than one million active users in North America, HughesNet is the leading broadband satellite Internet service. For more information about HughesNet services and the new Business Internet Access and Select plans, please visit or call 1-866-425-9723.

About Hughes Network Systems
Hughes Network Systems, LLC (Hughes) is the world’s leading provider of satellite broadband for home and office, delivering innovative network technologies, managed services, and solutions for enterprises and governments globally. HughesNet is the #1 high-speed satellite Internet service in the marketplace, with offerings to suit every budget. To date, Hughes has shipped more than 4 million systems to customers in over 100 countries, representing approximately 50 percent market share. Its products employ global standards approved by the TIA, ETSI and ITU organizations, including IPoS/DVB-S2, RSM-A, and GMR-1.

Headquartered outside Washington, D.C., in Germantown, Maryland, USA, Hughes operates sales and support offices worldwide, and is a wholly owned subsidiary of EchoStar Corporation (NASDAQ: SATS), a premier global provider of satellite operations and digital TV solutions. For additional information about Hughes, please visit

SpaceRef staff editor.