*Wireless speeds may vary. Pricing per month plus taxes for length of contract. Additional fees and terms may apply. Pricing varies by location and availability. All prices subject to change at any time. May or may not be available based on service address. As of Feb 14, 2023.
Satellite from HughesNet offers broadband to all households in Unicoi covering 100% of the area.
HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection in areas of Unicoi where other internet types may not be available, but service is likely to come with low monthly data allowances and high latency, making streaming binges and real-time online gaming impractical.
Internet prices for HughesNet start at $64.99/mo.*, which is significantly higher than the average starting price for internet in Unicoi, $53.74.
HughesNet customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 25 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.60 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Unicoi, $2.24.
For those who value internet speed as much as cost, HughesNet offers download speeds up to 25 Mbps and upload speeds up to 3 Mbps in Unicoi. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are slightly slower than the average max speeds from all Unicoi's providers, 72 Mbps.