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Trege

join:2008-04-02

Penalty for canceling the Hughes net contract?

What is the penalty for canceling the Hughes Net Contract?

Recently wireless broadband came to my area
but I have 1 year left on my contract.

So does anyone know what the penalty is, or any info on a way around the contract?


pvtpilot94
System
Premium
join:2001-11-23
Bucyrus, OH

Unless you can find someone to take over the contract, the cancellation fee is as follows;

Service Commitment:

HughesNet Service Plans require a minimum service commitment of 24 months. If you terminate service prior to the expiration of the commitment, you will owe and, your credit or debit card will be charged, the Early Termination Fees and/or Unreturned Equipment Fees as described below.

Early Termination: Purchase Option (equipment and standard installation purchased upfront)
If you cancel your order before installation, you will not be charged.

If you cancel within 30 days of activation:
No service termination fees charged. Note: You will not be refunded for installation charges or other fees.
Subject to the conditions described below, you may return your HughesNet modem, power supply and radio for a $200 refund.

If you cancel after 30 days of activation but before the end of your 24-month term commitment:
You will be charged a $400 Service Termination Fee.
Subject to the conditions described below, you may return your HughesNet modem, power supply and radio for a $200 refund.

Early Termination: Promotional Option
If you cancel your order before installation, you will not be charged.

If you cancel within 30 days of activation:
You will be charged a $400 Equipment and Installation Fee.
You may choose to return your HughesNet modem, power supply and radio for a $200 refund.
No service termination fees will be charged.

If you cancel after 30 days of activation but before the end of your 24-month term commitment:
You will be charged a $400 Equipment and Installation Fee and a $400 Service Termination Fee.
You may choose to return your HughesNet modem, power supply and radio for a $200 refund.

Early Termination: Lease Option
If you cancel your order before installation, you will not be charged.

If you cancel within 30 days of activation:
No Service termination fees charged. You must return your HughesNet modem, radio, and power supply within 45 days from the time of termination or be charged a $300 Unreturned Equipment Fee ($100 for the modem and power supply and $200 for the radio transmitter).
Note: You will not be refunded your $99 Upfront Fee or other installation charges and fees.

If you cancel after 30 days of activation but before the end of your 24-month term commitment:
You will be charged a $400 Service Termination Fee.
You must return your HughesNet modem, radio, and power supply within 45 days from the time of termination or be charged a $300 Unreturned Equipment Fee ($100 for the modem and power supply and $200 for the radio transmitter).

If you are terminated by Hughes for non-payment or any other reason, the Early Termination Fee and the Unreturned Equipment Fee will be charged immediately upon cancellation. If you return your HughesNet modem, radio, and power supply within 45 days from the time of termination your account will be credited $300 ($100 for the modem and power supply and $200 for the radio transmitter).

If you cancel after the end of your 24-month term commitment: You must return your HughesNet modem, radio, and power supply within 45 days from the time of termination or be charged a $300 Unreturned Equipment Fee ($100 for the modem and power supply and $200 for the radio transmitter).
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