Tennessee HughesNet Satellite Internet Offers
HughesNet is the top choice for residents in Tennessee where previously only dial-up internet was available. Satellite internet does not require cable, DSL or telephone lines. It is a wireless system that captures data transmitted from a geosynchronous satellite in orbit above the earth. All you need is a clear view of the southern sky and you can have internet speeds ups to 50x higher that dialup.
HughesNet offers affordable packages powerful enough for you to set up multiple work stations in a home office setting using a single connection. It is always "on" and works with both Mac and Windows operating systems. Download speeds from 1 Mbps to 15 Mbps° make it easy to use all your internet applications for home and business.
High speed satellite internet is surprisingly affordable with packages suitable for every budget. A professional installer will set up your equipment and configure it to the satellite quickly without hassle.
Broadband Availability in Tennessee
Nearly 85%, or 3.9 million of Tennessee's residents access the internet from home or someplace else, but only 55% of households have high speed broadband service in their home. The rest access the internet from work or school, or use dial-up internet. Only 5% of residents who have wired high speed broadband available choose to subscribe to dial up instead. A recent survey (July 2009) conducted by ConnectedTennessee showed that home broadband subscribers are more likely to have excellent access to a variety of resources and increases their quality of life. Now the 9% of Tennesseans who do not have wired high speed broadband available can also take advantage of faster browsing speeds through satellite internet.
Wired high speed broadband is typically available in more urban areas of Tennessee such as Nashville, Memphis, Knoxville, Clarksville and Chattanooga. Tennessee has 72 wired high speed broadband providers serving these areas. These providers have 2.7 million high speed broadband lines in service, bringing internet to 1.3 million households and 1.4 million businesses across the state.
The survey conducted by ConnectedTennessee also showed that rural broadband subscribers are significantly more likely to have excellent access to important resources than rural residents who do not subscribe to broadband. This shows the importance of high speed broadband being available to rural areas where traditional wired broadband may not necessarily be available. Satellite internet technology can bring high speed broadband to these areas.