Only if you're brainwashed into needing multiple channels of video + gaming.
Being a bit more mature (at 74 years of age), Hughes is quite adequate for my needs.
I'm an IT professional, it was a necessity...
Regardless of the usage, those companies are raking their customers over the coals. They may fit your minimum needs, but trust me, the cost is inflated. Any other industry and they would be brought up on price gouging charges.