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HughesNet Satellite Internet High-Speed Broadband Internet Access by HughesNet

America’s #1 Choice for Satellite Internet is now better and faster than ever before.

With HughesNet® Gen5 Internet, all you need is a clear view of the southern sky to get 25 Mbps1 so there’s no more dialing-up, logging on or waiting around. With HughesNet, you can surf the Internet at super-fast speeds, work from home or manage a small business. HughesNet provides Internet access to areas where fiber, cable or DSL are not available.

Order HughesNet Online now or give us a call toll free at 1-888-255-1932 and one of our Satellite internet Specialists will be happy to assist you.

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  • Built-in Wi-Fi
  • 25 Mbps download speeds, 3 Mbps upload speeds1
  • 24-month Commitment
  • Bonus Zone: 50 GB/mo of FREE data (2am-8am)
  • Data-saving features: Video Data Saver
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Southern Phone Mobile, Home & Broadband Plans

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COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Update

Our 100% local call centre is operating as normal, 8am -8pm (AEST), 7 days a week.

You can also contact us via live chat or visit our help centre for support.


International Women's Day 2020

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Understanding Home Wireless Broadband

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Coronavirus Update

Helping our customers stay connected.

Southern Phone and AGL donate $100,000 to bushfire affected communities in South East

The donation will assist communities and animal welfare organisations impacted by the bushfire

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Speakeasy Internet Speed Test – Check Your Broadband Speed

Why do I get a “socket error” message?

An error may result from having the speed test open in more than one browser tab or window. The test may fail to complete and display the following message:

“A socket error occurred during the Upload test. Please try again later.”

To prevent this error, and get the most accurate test results, close all other browser tabs and windows before running.

If you continue to get a socket error message, or another type of error message, please provide feedback by emailing us at speedtestfeedback@megapath.com. Include your OS/Browser information. Thank you.

Why are there sometimes fewer than the usual 8 locations in the Change City list? Or, why is the location I usually pick missing from the City list?

We first complete a latency test to our servers, and if a server does not respond within a specified time frame, it

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TPG ADSL and ADSL2+ Broadband Off-Net Plans

Minimum total cost for Broadband Off-Net plans
over contract term calculated as: (contract term) x ($broadband monthly access charge) + setup. Early termination fees apply.

~ The actual speeds may vary due to many factors such as your
distance from your local telephone exchange, the quality of your copper
phone line and broadband equipment. Acceptable connection speed rate for
ADSL Off-Net 8M plan is minimum 880kbps/136kbps (down/up stream) and
ADSL2+ Off-Net plans is minimum 900kbps/150kbps (down/up stream).

Equipment

Wi-Fi Modem – $99.95

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A $10 delivery fee applies if equipments are not collected from TPG’s Head Office. All equipment will be delivered in one package.

Monthly Usage Quota and Speed Shaping

1GB (Gigabyte) = 1000 MB (Megabyte). Unused usage quota forfeited
each month.

1Consists of peak (8am-2am) and off peak (2am-8am) monthly
usage quota. Speed will be shaped to 128K/64K for the period in which
the monthly usage quota

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Broadband internet, NBN plans, ADSL2+ and Naked DSL

Go Ultrafast!

FTTB internet on {* bob.brand *}’s Fibre Network is available at your address

These plans deliver even better value than our NBN™ plans.

This product is not available at your address.

The good news is
super-fast VDSL2 broadband
ultrafast Cable broadband

The good news is, {*tisp*} can still provide you with fast
Naked DSL
or On-Net ADSL2+
Off-Net ADSL2+
in the meantime, join our NBN waitlist to be notified as soon as NBN becomes available in your area.

This product is not available at your address.

The good news is NBN Wireless is available at your address!

The good news is NBN Wireless is coming soon to your address.
Pre-order now and we will connect your home when NBN™ arrives.
Your address is expected to have NBN available from {*sq.nbnEtaString*}.
NBN™ is expected to be serviceable in your area but your home is not ready yet.

This product

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Demographics of Internet and Home Broadband Usage in the United States

MORE FACT SHEETS: SOCIAL MEDIA | MOBILE TECHNOLOGY

The internet represents a fundamental shift in how Americans connect with one another, gather information and conduct their day-to-day lives. For more than 15 years, Pew Research Center has documented its growth and distribution in the United States. Explore the patterns of internet and home broadband adoption below.

Internet use over time

When Pew Research Center began systematically tracking Americans’ internet usage in early 2000, about half of all adults were already online. Today, nine-in-ten American adults use the internet.

Year U.S. adults
2000 52%
2001 55%
2002 59%
2003 61%
2004 63%
2005 68%
2006 71%
2007 74%
2008 74%
2009 76%
2010 76%
2011 79%
2012 83%
2013 84%
2014 84%
2015 86%
2016 88%
2018 89%
2019 90%

Pew Research Center

Who uses the internet

For some demographic groups – such as young adults, college graduates and those from

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