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How does HughesNet phone service work?

Your HughesNet phone service is transmitted by satellite the same way your Internet service communicates with a Network Operations Center (NOC). That way, your phone doesn’t even need wires, so you can live far away from where phone poles can reach and still have...

What features come with HughesNet telephone service?

Telephone service from HughesNet comes with all the features you love. Call waiting, caller ID, voicemail, call forwarding and call blocking, all on an easy-to-manage web portal. Plus, if it's available you can keep your old phone number when you switch to HughesNet!

What is Voice-Over-IP (VoIP) phone service?

With traditional phone service, the signal is sent from one phone to the other using a network of wires. Voice-Over-IP (VoIP) turns the signal into data and transmit it via satellite, the same way it transmits Internet data. This way, you don't have to lay expensive...

Does HughesNet offer telephone service?

With a HughesNet satellite connection, you can get Voice-Over-IP (VoIP) telephone service. This means that your phone calls are transmitted as data instead of as sound over wires. VoIP calls are clearer and more secure than analog calls, and they don't require...

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