I upgraded a few months back from DSL service through my local phone company due to its speed of 2mb. I was excited to hear HughesNet state they were now capable of much higher speeds than the 2mb we were currently seeing. Plus the fact that we wouldn’t be dependent on a phone line which gave us multiple issues previously had us sold on HughesNet. Shortly after our HughesNet service was installed it appeared I made a mistake. Our internet speed is certainly slower now, heavy data consuming pages take 30-45 seconds to load, YouTube videos play in the worst resolution format due to buffering, and I can’t get anything to stream to my TV at all. I also had HughesNet provide me with phone service which is also terrible. There is a decent delay between what’s said and what’s received on the other end. It reminds me of when my Father was in the Navy and would call us from overseas in the 90s. What am I missing here, why do I not see the higher speeds HughesNet brags about?
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