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Internet providers in 99508
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|Alaska Communications Systems Holdings, Inc.||-||-||DSL||43%|
|HughesNet||$59.99||25 - 25 Mbps||Satellite||100%|
|Borealis Broadband Inc.||-||-||Wireless||67%|
*Pricing per month plus taxes for length of contract. Additional fees and terms may apply. Pricing varies by location and availability. All prices subject to change at any time. May or may not be available based on service address. As of Jun 1, 2020.Need help?
99508 internet service at a glance
Fastest advertised download speeds
people have access to broadband internet of any type
1 provider - 100%
2 providers - 43.83%
3 providers - 0%
4+ providers - 0%
Most available internet technology
Cable - 100%
DSL - 43%
Fiber - 0.750%
At 100%, broadband coverage in the 99508 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 99508 ZIP will have access to cable, which covers 100% of households. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 43% 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 99508 area, and 43.83% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among four internet providers in 99508, prices start at $59.99 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.
Top high-speed internet providers in 99508
The largest internet providers serving the 99508 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 99508 ZIP code, covering 100% of the area.
HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection throughout the 99508 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 99508 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 99508 frequently asked questions
What’s the fastest internet provider in 99508?
GCI is the fastest internet provider in the 99508 ZIP code with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 100% of households in 99508. The next fastest internet provider in the 99508 ZIP code is Alaska Communications Systems Holdings, Inc., offering download speeds up to 50 Mbps to 43% of the area.
What’s the cheapest internet provider in 99508?
HughesNet offers the cheapest internet in the 99508 ZIP with service starting at $59.99/mo. This is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Anchorage, $59.99.
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 my internet speed being throttled?
If you suspect your slow speeds are the result of your internet provider throttling your connection, the easiest way to determine if you’re being throttled is to perform two speed tests. Run the first test on your regular network, then run the second one on a VPN. If the two speeds are drastically different (and the VPN test was higher), your internet provider may be throttling your speeds.
Do I need a new modem for fiber internet?
Yes. Fiber-optic internet is a completely different technology than DSL or cable internet, and therefore requires a different type of modem. In many cases, you can get the required modem from your internet provider at no extra cost.