Dish Network has planned to launch its own broadband internet service. The new service, branded dishNet, is going on sale from today. The satellite-TV service provider wants catch the market for broadband internet in the rural areas.
The dishNet service will offer two main packages. The first one will cost $40 per month for bandwidth speeds up to 5 Mbps. The second package will offer up to 10 Mbps download speed for $50 for existing Dish TV customers. Customers opting for a standalone internet service will have to pay $10 extra.
This service will be initially available in multiple states including Arizona, Colorado, Idaho, Iowa, Minnesota, Montana, Nebraska, New Mexico, North Dakota, Oregon, South Dakota, Utah, Washington and Wyoming.