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Internet providers in 99516

Find internet providers serving the 99516 area. Compare plan pricing and speeds from fiber-optic, cable and DSL providers.

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99516 internet providers

Provider
Intelsat General Communications - -Cable95%
ALASKA COMMUNICATIONS $79.99 10 - 50 MbpsDSL71%
HughesNet $64.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
Borealis Broadband $40.00 3 - 30 MbpsWireless99%
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99516 internet service at a glance

At 98%, 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 DSL, which covers 98% of households. Cable internet is also an option for many, offering service to 95% 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 50 Mbps.

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Average internet speeds in Anchorage

ProviderDownload speedUpload speedInternet type
ALASKA COMMUNICATIONS 37 Mbps 15 Mbps DSL

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*
$79.99/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 $79.99/mo.*, which is significantly higher than the average starting price for internet in Anchorage, $61.66.

ALASKA COMMUNICATIONS customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 10 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $8.00 per Mbps, significantly higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Anchorage, $4.74.

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, 33 Mbps.

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HughesNet satellite internet

Provider
HughesNet
Starting price*
$64.99/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 $64.99/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Anchorage, $61.66.

HughesNet customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 25 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.60 per Mbps, lower than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Anchorage, $4.74.

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, 33 Mbps.

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Internet providers in 99516 frequently asked questions

ALASKA COMMUNICATIONS is the fastest internet provider in the 99516 ZIP code with download speeds up to 50 Mbps. These speeds are available to 71% of households in 99516. The next fastest internet provider in the 99516 ZIP code is Borealis Broadband, offering download speeds up to 30 Mbps to 99% 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, $61.66.

There are benefits to using your own router vs. buying or renting one from your internet provider, such as lower monthly costs and more product options. If you choose to use your own router, keep in mind that your internet provider’s tech support may not be able to fully assist you with your personal router. Select providers may not give you the option to use your own router.

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.

There are many factors that can influence internet speed. In many cases, restarting your router will resolve speed and connectivity issues. Other factors, such as peak usage times and speed throttling can also cause temporary speed issues.

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.