Lots of people with new devices that aren't satellite-internet-proofed or don't know that they're even using the internet (or they do, just not how much). Every year at this time the system gets terribly overloaded at peak hours. #patience
* Disclaimer: I am a HughesNet customer and not a HughesNet employee. All of my comments are my own and do not necessarily represent HughesNet in any way.