Hughes' DirecWay tops 100K subs

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Satellite-broadband service has been slow to market, but Hughes Network
Services said Wednesday that it has more than 100,000 subscribers for its
'DirecWay' offering.

DirecWay is one of direct-broadcast satellite company DirecTV Inc.'s
solutions to satellite broadband, offering customers high-speed Internet service
via satellite.

The service also is available through Internet-service providers EarthLink
Network Inc. and America Online Inc., as well as through DBS providers Pegasus
Communications Corp. and the National Rural Telecommunications