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Hey... anyone with Hughes play wow?

And if so what was ur average latency?
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anyone?
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I did play the trial a bit, average latency was about 1,000+ iirc. It was playable though. (Yes I still have HughesNet :
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DSL Report's Product Spotlight on HughesNet:

http://www.dslreports.com/shownews/84296
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HughesNet even states in its FAQ (Under number 16: "What is transmission Latency?") that gaming and similar activities are not recommended with its service.
Also be sure to note the Fair Access Policy:
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Beware, The ***

By far, the biggest issue with HughesNet service, according to many reviews here, would have to be its newly implemented (April '07) Fair Access Policy (***). Here's how the HughesNet website describes its ***:

"To ensure fair Internet access for all HughesNetTM subscribers, HUGHES® maintains a Fair Access Policy (***). This policy establishes an equitable balance in Internet access for HughesNet subscribers. Hughes assigns a download threshold to each service plan that limits the amount of data that may be downloaded during a typical day. Subscribers who exceed that threshold will experience reduced download speeds for approximately 24 hours."
    
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