For customers in rural or newly developed areas, getting access to reliable internet service can be a frustrating endeavor. HughesNet’s mission is to bring reliable, high-speed internet to customers anywhere in the United States with a clear view of the Southern sky. You can now take advantage of HughesNet bundles to get both HughesNet internet and voice services for a reasonable price, even when other providers don’t service your area. These feature-rich offerings give you access to the latest in modern technology no matter where you are.
Bundled service packages allow customers to select two or more services and receive a discount for purchasing multiple services from the same company. With HughesNet, you can get a bundle discount for installing both internet and voice connectivity at your home. If you need both phone and internet, these packages can provide monthly savings for services you would have purchased anyway.
What is HughesNet Voice?
HughesNet Voice is a phone service that works over your existing satellite internet connection instead of requiring a traditional landline service. The HughesNet Voice service doesn’t use up the data that’s included with your internet plan, nor does it tie up your internet line when making or receiving phone calls.
How does HughesNet Voice work?
HughesNet Voice operates over a technology called Voice-over-Internet-Protocol, or VoIP. This technology takes audio calls and adapts them so they can be transmitted over internet data lines. To make this technology work, a small device called an Analog Telephone Adapter (ATA) is plugged into any traditional phone. This device then receives incoming phone calls and transmits outgoing phone calls, allowing you to use your phone handset, much like any traditional phone system.
What features come with HughesNet Voice?
HughesNet Voice includes unlimited long-distance calls within the continental U.S. and Canada. The service also comes with many familiar traditional phone features, including call waiting, caller ID and voicemail. Several other features come standard with all HughesNet Voice plans, including:
- Call block: This feature saves you valuable time by blocking spam callers, telemarketers and other numbers of your choosing once you add them to your designated block list.
- Simultaneous ring: If you frequently work from different locations, simultaneous ring allows you to designate multiple phones to ring for all incoming calls. If you’re away from your home, simply turn on the simultaneous ring feature and incoming calls will ring through to your cell phone or other phones of your choosing.
Self-Care Portal: Access and change your phone features online at your convenience. You can turn forwarding and simultaneous ring features on or off, set up or change voicemail greetings, listen to your voicemail messages and more.
HughesNet internet bundles
HughesNet Voice is offered in two different plans, either with or without a two-year commitment. Standard pricing for HughesNet Voice with a two-year commitment is $29.95 per month (subject to change) and includes all the standard features, including unlimited long-distance calls within the continental U.S. and Canada.
Subscribers who make international calls can add one of two international calling plans:
- International 200: Includes 200 minutes of calling to 60 different countries for an additional $9.95 per month.
- International Unlimited: Includes unlimited calling to 60 different countries for an additional $22.95 per month.
After selecting the HughesNet Voice plan and any applicable international calling packages, subscribers can bundle their HughesNet Voice service with an internet package and receive a $10 per month bundling discount for the first six months of service.
For those who want both phone and internet service at home, bundling with HughesNet can get you high-quality services at a reasonable price. Traditionally, customers in rural areas without access to high-speed cable internet were forced to pay for slow speeds and limited data. HughesNet has revolutionized satellite internet service by offering speeds that are comparable to cable internet with no hard data limits.
What is HughesNet Gen 5?
HughesNet Gen 5 is the latest in satellite technology, offering download speeds of up to 25 Mbps and upload speeds of up to 3 Mbps. These speeds allow multiple users to access the internet simultaneously, and they can support most internet activity, including video and music streaming, web browsing, online shopping and even online gaming. This updated technology also includes built-in WiFi service, giving you more flexibility to access the internet through mobile and WiFi-enabled devices.
What does HughesNet Gen 5 cost?
Prices for HughesNet Gen 5 internet service vary based on location and data packages, but regularly priced plans generally start at $59.99 per month. Standard plans include 10 GB, 20 GB, 30 GB or 50 GB of data per month.
After the data in your package is used up, you can continue using the internet at reduced speeds until your next monthly billing cycle. Or, to continue using your internet services at higher speeds, you can purchase data refill tokens.
HughesNet Gen 5 also offers several features to minimize your data usage, allowing your monthly data to go further. With Video Data Saver, your internet service automatically adjusts data rates when streaming video to give you a clear picture and seamless video experience while stretching your data up to three times further. Between the hours of 2 a.m. – 8 a.m., all users also receive 50 GB per month of additional “Bonus Zone” plan data that can be used without tapping into your regular monthly plan.
All HughesNet Gen 5 packages include the Bonus Zone data, Video Data Saver feature, built-in WiFi, no hard data limits and a convenient online portal for easy account management. All HughesNet Gen 5 internet packages can also be bundled with HughesNet Voice for added monthly savings.
The bottom line
HughesNet has upgraded its technology offerings in both HughesNet Voice and HughesNet Gen 5 internet offerings to meet the communications needs of customers, especially in rural areas. For customers without access to reliable home phone or internet service, HughesNet bundles can save you money every month while providing access to affordable services that meet your technology needs.
In your area
HughesNet satellite internet service is available for all 50 U.S. states and in Alaska and Puerto Rico.