Why should I get dishNET for Internet?
- Fast Speeds (up to 4G)
- Available no matter where you live
- When you bundle with DISH Video ...
- $10 Bundled Discount
- No Activation Fee (based on approved credit)
- One Bill Convenience
- 24/7 Customer Support
- Simple Professional Installation
- Three data plans to choose from
Packages for DISH Network's Satellite Broadband Internet
How do I choose the right plan?
Look at this chart. You can use your typical Internet behavior as a guide to what type of Internet service plan you should order.
This activity is probably okay with this plan.
This chart is intended to serve as a guide and not a guarantee. Internet usage varies greatly from person to person and from household to household. Use this chart to pick the plan you think will work and then monitor your usage using DISH Net's usage monitor tools. If you determine that you need more data, then you can easily change your plan. Learn more about the data plans here.
*We do not recommend the use of DISH Net with services that rely on real-time interaction due to inherent latency issues. Not all online gaming relies on real-time interactivity, but many of the most popular games do (Real Time Strategy games, MMOs, First Person Shooters, etc ...). Skype is also real-time but many people are willing to overlook the latency issues when Skyping.
How fast is the service?
The service comes in two download speeds: 5 Mbps and 10 Mbps. The speed that you will receive depends on where you live and/or the package you order. The 10GB plan is 5 Mpbs, the other two are 10 Mbps. In order to determine the download speeds available to you, please contact one of our representatives. So how long will it take to download stuff?
|Basic Webpage||0.5 Seconds||0.25 Seconds|
|Email Image Attachment||Near Instant||Near Instant|
|MP3 Song||~5 Seconds||~2.5 Seconds|
|Movies||~20 minutes||~10 minutes|
Mbps = Megabit Per Second. This chart is based on selected averages and is not meant to serve as a guide, only to help illustrate the two speed levels.
Details of the dishNET Data Plans
There are three plans to choose from when ordering dishNET: 10GB, 20GB, and 30GB. You pay for how much data you use. Use the chart above to determine what plan you might need based on usage. Below you will see the details of the three different plans.
Each Data Cap is split between Anytime Data and Bonus Data. Anytime Data is used any time during the day you use the Internet. Bonus Data is consumed between the hours of 2 AM and 8 AM. During the hours of 2 AM to 8 AM your Bonus Data is consumed. Once you've used all your Bonus Data then usage during those hours will start to consume your Anytime Data.
What happens if I reach or exceed my data limit?
Not to worry. There are no overage fees for dishNET Satellite customers. At 70% usage then DISH will send an email, plus you can monitor your usage on their website easily, anytime you want. If you go over your anytime data usage then your speed is reduced to 128kbps (about the same speed as dial up). Once the new billing cycle starts the download speed returns to normal.
What if I need more data?
Simple! You can change your plan with dishNET to meet your needs, or you can purchase a 1 GBG Data Cap Token for $10 via customer service. This will immediately return your speed to normal. You can purchase this in advance if you know you're going to need it, or you can purchase it because you've reached your limit and don't want your speed throttled. The additional data does not roll over to your next billing cycle, but there is no limit to how much additional data you can purchase.
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