Late to this party, but my modem is on all the time unless there's a power outage. 🙂 @GabeU wrote: I've done the same since the day I got HughesNet in Dec 2004. When my desktop computer gets turned off, the modem gets unplugged. I don't do it for data reasons, though, but only because I don't want it on when I'm not using it.
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