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Helpful information regarding the Equifax breach

You’ve probably heard about the recently announced data breach at Equifax. Reportedly, this breach potentially affects 143 million consumers in the United States.


Although unrelated to Hughes Network Systems, LLC (“Hughes”), Hughes is providing the following helpful information to our customers.  We want you to know that Hughes is committed to safeguarding your private information and that no data was obtained directly from Hughes as part of this attack.


Hughes, with customer consent, uses Equifax to credit score potential customers who are interested in our Lease option.  Hughes, like many other companies, also submits certain information regarding payment history to credit bureaus such as Equifax.


To determine whether any of your personal information was compromised by the Equifax data breach, and for next steps, we encourage you to contact Equifax directly. More information is available at, or from the Federal Trade Commission at



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