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Hughesnet for Government

For state and local government facilities, and police, fire and rescue stations, staying connected is nothing short of essential.

At locations beyond the reach of cable and fiber, or grappling with slow DSL speeds, Hughesnet® delivers reliable, secure satellite broadband – and instant access to the information and applications necessary to serve local communities.

Call today to find out which plan is right for you. 844-817-9099

Every Hughesnet for Government plan comes with: 

  • Built-in Wi-Fi. Easily connect your wireless devices throughout your location.
  • Fast Speeds. A fast connection to do more of everything online.1
  • No Hard Data Limits. If you exceed your plan data, we won’t cut you off or charge you more.2
  • Commercial Installation. Plus robust maintenance options, including next business day, next calendar day and same day support. Service can be purchased using a credit card, state contract vehicle, NASPO ValuePoint contract or E-rate.

To find out which plan is right for you, please call 844-817-9099.


E-Rate Program Discounts

Hughes is an authorized provider of high-speed broadband access to schools, libraries, and rural health care providers under the E-Rate program. The program is administered by the Universal Service Administration Company (USAC) under the direction of the Federal providers in the United States to obtain affordable telecommunications and Internet access.

To participate in this program, your organization must apply directly to USAC ( Be sure to note the Hughes SPIN number (143-005-653) during the application process. The discount for eligible organizations depends on the level set by the USAC and the urban/rural status of the population served. The discount ranges from 20% to 90% of the costs of eligible services. The following services are eligible for a discount: onetime installation charges, equipment, and monthly recurring charges*. The discount percentage is determined by the USAC. Upon acceptance, USAC issues a Funding Commitment Letter (FCL) to the eligible organization to confirm the discount. Once you have your organization’s FCL and tax-exempt certificate (if applicable), call Hughes at 1-844-817-5286 to get connected. You will need to provide both the FCL and tax-exempt certificate along with a form of payment when ordering.



1 Actual speeds may vary and are not guaranteed. 

2 Video streaming services with minimum speed requirements may not operate properly. During high-traffic periods, you may experience reduced speeds.