Internet providers in 99516

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Provider
Intelsat General Communications - -Cable95%
ALASKA COMMUNICATIONS $89.99 -DSL71%
HughesNet $59.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
Borealis Broadband $40.00 3 - 25 MbpsWireless99%
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99516 internet service at a glance

At 96%, broadband coverage in the 99516 ZIP code is comparable to the rest of Alaska - 90%, and comparable to broadband coverage across the U.S. - 95%.

The vast majority of those living in the 99516 ZIP will have access to cable, which covers 95% of households. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 71% 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 99516 area, and 70.33% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among four internet providers in 99516, prices start at $40 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in 99516

The largest internet providers serving the 99516 ZIP code are ALASKA COMMUNICATIONS and HughesNet bringing DSL and satellite options to the area.

DSL internet from ALASKA COMMUNICATIONS is available to most Anchorage residents, covering 71% of households. Many will also have the option of satellite from HughesNet, which covers 100% of the area.

ALASKA COMMUNICATIONS DSL internet

Provider

ALASKA COMMUNICATIONS

Starting price*
$89.99/mo.
Max download speed

50 Mbps

Max upload speed

10 Mbps

Average availability

71%

DSL from ALASKA COMMUNICATIONS offers broadband to most households in the 99516 ZIP code, covering 71% of the area.

DSL internet from ALASKA COMMUNICATIONS uses telephone lines to deliver service, which often leads to lower prices and higher availability, though download speeds are likely to be slower than cable or fiber-optic internet.

Internet prices for ALASKA COMMUNICATIONS start at $89.99/mo.*, which is significantly higher than the average starting price for internet in Anchorage, $63.33.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, ALASKA COMMUNICATIONS offers download speeds up to 50 Mbps and upload speeds up to 10 Mbps in 99516 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 71% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all Anchorage's providers, 25 Mbps.

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HughesNet satellite internet

Provider
HughesNet
Starting price*
$59.99/mo.
Max download speed

25 Mbps

Max upload speed

3 Mbps

Average availability

100%

Satellite from HughesNet offers broadband to all households in the 99516 ZIP code, covering 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection throughout the 99516 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, $63.33.

HughesNet customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 25 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.40 per Mbps, lower than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Anchorage, $4.52.

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 99516 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 99516 frequently asked questions

Intelsat General Communications is the fastest internet provider in the 99516 ZIP code with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 95% of households in 99516. The next fastest internet provider in the 99516 ZIP code is ALASKA COMMUNICATIONS, offering download speeds up to 50 Mbps to 71% of the area.

Borealis Broadband offers the cheapest internet in the 99516 ZIP with service starting at $40/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Anchorage, $63.33.

Download speeds of 25 Mbps and above are considered broadband speeds, and can handle most online activities including streaming and gaming. For households with multiple devices using a Wi-Fi connection, speeds of 100 Mbps and higher are likely to offer a better online experience. Learn more about what speeds are best for your home.

Fiber internet providers are likely to offer the fastest, most consistent speeds for the money. Cable internet providers can also deliver fast speeds, up to 100 Mbps and higher, but are more vulnerable to slowed speeds during peak usage times. If you’re shopping for cheap internet, a DSL provider may be the best option for your household.

Resetting your router and optimizing your router settings can give you an instant speed boost. Consider Wi-Fi extenders if your signal is weaker in certain areas of your home. Also, be sure to check your Wi-Fi network to see if there are any unknown devices or users connected that could be slowing your network.

No matter where you live, your address is likely serviceable for satellite internet from providers such as HughesNet and Viasat. You will probably also have the option of at least one cable provider, such as Cox, Spectrum and Xfinity, and DSL providers such as Frontier and Verizon. Roughly a third of households will be eligible for fiber internet from AT&T, CenturyLink, Windstream or other providers.