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A Graphic History of the Satellite Internet Provider HughesNet

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December 11, 2016 – NeoFast, a HughesNet Satellite Internet provider, sent us the following graphic. With the launch of HughesNet’s Jupiter-2 satellite scheduled for Friday, the company outlined the history of HughesNet and how they got to where they are today.

This satellite is expected to be able to transmit broadband internet speeds at speeds comparable to some cable modem service, or at speeds of 25 Megabits per sectond (Mbps). For more information, visit http://www.neofast.net/history-of-hughesnet-infographic.

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Photo of Keith Krueger, CEO of the Consortium of School Networking, from Millennium Sustainable Education

December 11, 2016 – NeoFast, a HughesNet Satellite Internet provider, sent us the following graphic. With the launch of HughesNet’s Jupiter-2 satellite scheduled for Friday, the company outlined the history of HughesNet and how they got to where they are today.

This satellite is expected to be able to transmit broadband internet speeds at speeds comparable to some cable modem service, or at speeds of 25 Megabits per sectond (Mbps). For more information, visit http://www.neofast.net/history-of-hughesnet-infographic.

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Photo of Jessica Rosenworcel from the FCC

December 11, 2016 – NeoFast, a HughesNet Satellite Internet provider, sent us the following graphic. With the launch of HughesNet’s Jupiter-2 satellite scheduled for Friday, the company outlined the history of HughesNet and how they got to where they are today.

This satellite is expected to be able to transmit broadband internet speeds at speeds comparable to some cable modem service, or at speeds of 25 Megabits per sectond (Mbps). For more information, visit http://www.neofast.net/history-of-hughesnet-infographic.

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Photo of Geoffrey Starks by Amelia Holowaty Krales of the Verge

December 11, 2016 – NeoFast, a HughesNet Satellite Internet provider, sent us the following graphic. With the launch of HughesNet’s Jupiter-2 satellite scheduled for Friday, the company outlined the history of HughesNet and how they got to where they are today.

This satellite is expected to be able to transmit broadband internet speeds at speeds comparable to some cable modem service, or at speeds of 25 Megabits per sectond (Mbps). For more information, visit http://www.neofast.net/history-of-hughesnet-infographic.

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