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Internet providers in 99502
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|Alaska Communications Systems Holdings, Inc.||-||-||DSL||37%|
|HughesNet||$59.99||25 - 25 Mbps||Satellite||100%|
|Borealis Broadband Inc.||-||-||Wireless||58%|
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99502 internet service at a glance
Fastest advertised download speeds
people have access to broadband internet of any type
1 provider - 100.00%
2 providers - 36.76%
3 providers - 0%
4+ providers - 0%
Most available internet technology
Cable - 100%
DSL - 37%
Fiber - 0.000%
At 100%, broadband coverage in the 99502 ZIP code is slightly higher than the rest of Alaska - 90%, and comparable to broadband coverage across the U.S. - 95%.
The vast majority of those living in the 99502 ZIP will have access to cable, which covers 100% of households. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 37% of the area. No fiber-optic providers are currently available in Anchorage, but satellite or fixed-wireless providers may offer broadband options in your area.
There are four internet providers serving the 99502 area, and 36.76% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among four internet providers in 99502, prices start at $59.99 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.
Top high-speed internet providers in 99502
The largest internet providers serving the 99502 ZIP code are HughesNet bringing satellite options to the area.
Satellite internet from HughesNet is available to nearly all Anchorage residents, covering 100% of households.
HughesNet satellite internet
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Satellite from HughesNet offers broadband to all households in the 99502 ZIP code, covering 100% of the area.
HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection throughout the 99502 ZIP where other internet types may not be available, but service is likely to come with low monthly data allowances and high latency, making streaming binges and real-time online gaming impractical.
Internet prices for HughesNet start at $59.99/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Anchorage, $59.99.
HughesNet customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 25 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.40 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Anchorage, $2.40.
For those who value internet speed as much as cost, HughesNet offers download speeds up to 25 Mbps and upload speeds up to 3 Mbps in 99502 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all Anchorage's providers, 25 Mbps.
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Internet providers in 99502 frequently asked questions
What’s the fastest internet provider in 99502?
GCI is the fastest internet provider in the 99502 ZIP code with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 100% of households in 99502. The next fastest internet provider in the 99502 ZIP code is Alaska Communications Systems Holdings, Inc., offering download speeds up to 50 Mbps to 37% of the area.
What’s the cheapest internet provider in 99502?
HughesNet offers the cheapest internet in the 99502 ZIP with service starting at $59.99/mo. This is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Anchorage, $59.99.
How much speed do I need for streaming?
Each video streaming service has varying recommended speeds, but speeds up to 10 Mbps will often handle streaming on one device. For HD and 4K streaming, consider faster speeds of at least 25 Mbps to reduce buffering and maintain optimal picture quality.
Do I need a phone line for broadband?
The only broadband internet type that requires a phone line is DSL and dial-up, which use phone lines to deliver service. Other internet types, such as cable, fiber-optic and satellite, require no phone line for broadband service.
Is cable or fiber internet better?
Fiber and cable internet are similar internet service types, but fiber offers a few advantages over cable. Fiber internet can deliver faster upload and download speeds than cable in most areas, and is less vulnerable to slowed speeds during peak usage times. Cable does have the advantage over fiber in terms of availability, covering 89% of U.S. households compared to fiber’s 38%.
Is cable or DSL better?
Cable internet will nearly always offer faster speeds than DSL, but typically at a higher price point. So if you’re shopping for cheap internet plans, DSL may be your better option but if you want speed, consider cable internet.