Tuesday, August 5, 2008

Hughes Boosts Consumer Satellite Internet Access to 5 Mbps

Hughes Network Systems is boosting the top download speed of is ElitePremium consumer broadband Internet service to up to 5 Mbps.

ElitePremium joins the newly unveiled Elite and ElitePlus plans with download speeds of up to 2 Mbps and 3 Mbps, respectively and the popular consumer plans -- Home, Pro, and ProPlus which feature recently increased download speeds of up to 1 Mbps, 1.2 Mbps and 1.6 Mbps, respectively.

The enhanced speed of the ElitePremium plan is made possible by the launch of Hughes' SPACEWAY 3 satellite, the largest satellite in the US and the world's first commercial satellite with on-board switching and routing.

HughesNet now has more than 400,000 subscribers across the U.S.http://www.hughesnet.comhttp://www.hughes.com

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