How Does DISH Internet Work?
How Does DISH Internet Work?
Planet DISH offers internet via HughesNet satellite internet and dishNET Wireline DSL internet to reliably keep DISH customers connected. The internet becomes accessible on your computer and other connected devices using either a wireless satellite signal or existing phone lines. We also partner with cable and fiber internet companies to give you more options. To create a WiFi signal, add a router to your system.
How Does Satellite Internet Work?
A signal is sent from the internet to a satellite above the Earth. This signal is sent to the dish at your home, which transmits the signal to the computer inside your house via a wired connection. Information downloads from the internet using a satellite via this process. To upload to the internet, the process works in reverse.
Satellite internet from HughesNet is a great solution for customers who live outside the reach of traditional internet connections, including cable and DSL. Using a satellite for internet is much faster than dialup, very secure and only rarely affected by weather. Satellite internet is a reliable, consistent internet solution.
What is dishNET?
DISH Network DSL internet services are called dishNET. dishNET offers two high speed internet plans. No matter which DISH internet package is right for you and your family, when you bundle dishNET with a DISH TV package, you save $10 per month for two years.
What is dishNET Wireline?
DISH DSL internet uses the existing phone lines in your community to send an internet signal into your home. Because phone calls take up so little room in the phone lines, there is space left over to transmit an internet signal. This space is largely reserved for downloads from the internet to your computer or other device, so that the download speed you experience is as fast as possible.
dishNET Wireline uses this fast, affordable signal to service your home or business with internet. Currently available in 26 states, dishNET DSL service is perfect for more active internet users who enjoy HD video streaming, gaming online and connecting multiple devices.
How to Get DISH Internet?
DISH offers two Wireline internet plans, available in 26 states. For nationwide availability, Planet DISH also partners with trusted, reliable cable, DSL, fiber and satellite internet service providers. These options allow you to choose the best internet speed and data allowance for any budget, lifestyle and location, including rural homes.
Does DISH Internet Have WiFi?
Using dishNET or one of our internet partners to create wireless internet throughout your home or office is easy. With WiFi, you can stay connected to the internet anywhere in your home on your smartphone, tablet or laptop. To create WiFi in your home, simply add a router to your system. Choosing the right router for your home depends on a variety of factors and features. It’s important to consider the size of your home, the performance you desire, ease of setup and a router’s compatibility with dishNET, HughesNet or any other internet provider.