Can I choose my own phone number or keep a number I already have?

If you qualified for a local number: Yes. When you register for HughesNet Voice you may either select a new telephone number or transfer an existing, preferred telephone number to your HughesNet Voice account through a process called “porting.” There is no additional charge to you for placing a porting request; however, once a porting request is pl...Read more
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Can I port a disconnected phone number?

No. The phone number has to be up and working for it to be ported from the existing telephone company.Read more
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Can you convert a mobile number to a landline number?

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Can I still make calls if my service is suspended?

No, you cannot make calls if you choose to seasonally suspend your service.Read more
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Does the HughesNet Voice service support or provide Directory Assistance?

No, the HughesNet Voice service does not support or provide Directory Assistance.Read more
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Can I have a different long-distance provider (including international) than the company providing the local service?

Yes, you can elect to have a different long-distance provider. You will still have to buy the standard service from Hughes, which includes unlimited domestic U.S. long-distance service. You simply need to give Hughes the name of their long-distance provider, and all long-distance calls will be directed to that long-distance carrier.Read more
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Can I use any type of ATA I like?

No, you must use the ATA provided by Hughes.Read more
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Can my ATA connect to my home telephone wiring?

The ATA does NOT connect to your home telephone wiring. Do NOT connect the ATA to a telephone wall jack in your home. Your analog telephone or the base station of your cordless phone should only be connected to the Phone 1 jack of the ATA. When the base unit of a cordless phone system is connected to the Phone 1 jack of the ATA, you can use all the...Read more
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How many phone numbers does my Hughes-provided ATA provide?

The ATA will support one phone line (Phone 1).Read more
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Will my telephone number be placed in the local telephone directory?

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