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Dish Network launches nationwide satellite broadband service with ViaSat, Hughes, calls it dishNET

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Dish Network's nationwide satellite brodband service could be ready to launch soon

Dish Network’s long-gestating tie-up with ViaSat and Hughes has finally arrived under the name dishNET. Sounding like an implement you’d use to clean dirty dinner plates, the nationwide satellite broadband service launches from October 1st, targeting customers in rural areas that are underserved with fixed line gear. $40 a month gets you 5 Mbps down / 1Mbps up with a 10GB data cap, while subscribers can get a $10 discount if they pick up a TV package at the same time. We asked the company if this was related to the service based upon its spectrum purchases that was hinted at back in August, and it confirmed this is just leveraging ViaSat Exede and HughesNet.

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Dish Network launches nationwide satellite broadband service with ViaSat, Hughes, calls it dishNET originally appeared on Engadget on Thu, 27 Sep 2012 09:41:00 EDT. Please see our terms for use of feeds.

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