We installed Gen5 and our dish network about three months ago prior to moving into our new home. Based on the information in the Gen5 Fair Access Policy which states: “Typically, with the 10GB Service Plan, to reach your Service Plan allowance in a one-month period, you would have to download any of the following: Over 5,500 photos (at 3 MB each) Over 4,125 songs (at 4 MB each) Over 825 video clips (at 20 MB each)” we we went with the 10GB as it seemed to fit our needs. So we moved in several days ago with a laptop, iPad, and two cell phones. The first day the usage monitor reported that we had used 1 GB of data. So today I have been on the internet trying to trouble shoot this. Looking at posts from others, doing speed tests but not any kind of activity that would hog data. By midday the usage meter reported that I had used 2.2 GB of data!! At this rate I will use up my 10 GB very soon. I have virtually no bandwidth to speak of at this point. HughesNet has way over sold this product in multiple ways. I am very disappointed.
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