Satellite internet costs vary by provider, and the package/speed desired by the user. However, given the high cost of creating and maintaining a physical satellite infrastructure, there are very few companies that can offer these services. After a year of various deals and consolidations, there are now two companies that control satellite internet prices: HughesNet […]
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Is Satellite Internet As Fast As Cable?
While technology has helped speed up the capabilities of satellite internet, it is still not as fast as cable. In general, satellite internet speeds range from 1-15 Mbps in download speeds, and upload speeds tend to range from 1-2 Mbps. Conversely, cable internet download speeds are usually between 20-100 Mbps, and upload speeds range from […]
Is There Satellite Internet?
Yes! Satellite internet does exist, though it has a relatively small market of providers. DISH Network is the most well known of the satellite internet providers and also offers satellite television services, which can be easily bundled with internet services as well. Satellite internet is a fairly recent invention and only in the last few […]
How Fast Is Satellite Internet Compared To Cable?
While a wired connection, like cable will always be a little faster than a wireless connection. Cable download speeds tend to range from 20-100+ Mbps, with upload speeds of 1.5-5 Mbps. Conversely, satellite internet services are slower on average with download speeds ranging from 5-25 Mbps and upload speeds of 1-2 Mpbs. It is important […]