Hughes Launches Nationwide Internet Service in Mexico
Hughes Network Systems, launched HughesNet in Mexico, its flagship high-speed satellite internet service. The introduction of HughesNet marks the expansion of Hughes’ presence in Mexico, where the company offers commercial enterprise and government services, through its partner Star Group/StarGo. Beginning October 1, HughesNet will deliver internet access virtually everywhere in the country, including in areas where other internet services are not available today.
HughesNet service in Mexico offers speeds of 25 Megabits Per Second (Mbps) for downloads and 3 Mbps for uploads. With the launch of HughesNet service in Mexico, approximately 95 percent of the population will have access to internet service – even in rural areas.
“Now, with the launch of HughesNet, everyone across the country can enjoy the fast, reliable internet service used by more than 1.4 million customers throughout the Americas,” said Vinod Shukla, Chairman, HNS de Mexico S.A. de C.V. “In Mexico — even in areas where fiber and cable services are not available — internet access is now possible through HughesNet.”