Hi Folks, It looks like I'm out of luck. My assumption is that my beam is too overloaded. I can't fault the business decision of Hughesnet to require two year contracts with no cancellation period. When you see how slow the connection is during the times you need to use it, there is nobody who would stick with the service. Hughesnet would lose money hand over fist if they let customers go just because the service is unusable. Elsewhere I've seen folks with my same problem, cannot stream video in the evening time, have been told they need to adapt. We are asked to adapt to our service only being usable in the middle of the night. Good luck planning every night's entertainment, every week, every month. There is no adapting to speeds this slow. Caveat emptor is the real answer they should be giving. Customer support @Hardy have kindly done what they can do for me. The solution of giving a discount for 6 months is very much appreciated, but I wonder if they realize what it implies. They are acknowledging that yes, you've been tricked, no the service is not worth what we are charging, yes you are out of luck about that, no you will not be released from the contract. I'm not trying to be harsh. Somebody please correct me if I am wrong.
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