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Is HughesNet fast enough for Netflix?

Yes, Hughesnet is fast enough to stream Netflix, but Viasat is a better option. Netflix requires a download speed of 1.5 Mbps for low quality, 3 Mbps for SQ quality, 5 Mbps for HD quality and streaming at 25 Mbps. All of Hughesnet Gen 5 plans at 10 GB, 20 GB, 30 GB and 50 GB offer speeds at 25 Mbps so this meets Netflix requirements and gives the ability to stream off Netflix. If you are ever worried about how much Netflix you are streaming you can also check on your data usage. When you know your data usage and how much more you have in your allowance you can change your settings to HD, Standard Definition or low setting. When streaming Netflix in HD, obviously it will use more data than Standard Definition or on low settings. But does it make that big of a difference? On the 20 GB data plan on Netflix low settings you can stream for 60 hours, on Standard Definition you can stream for 30 hours and on HD you can stream for 10 hours. That is a big difference no matter what plan you are a part of. It is still good to pay attention to which setting you are streaming shows on because it could use more data than you were expecting it to.