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Provider: Intelsat General Communications
people have access to broadband internet of any type
1 provider - 97.67%
2 providers - 0%
3 providers - 0%
4+ providers - 0%
Cable - 98%
DSL - 72%
Fiber - 0.000%
At 98%, broadband coverage in Bethel 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 Bethel area will have access to cable, which covers 98% of Bethel residents. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 72% of the area. No fiber-optic providers are currently available in Bethel, but satellite or fixed-wireless providers may offer broadband options in your area.
There are two internet providers serving the Bethel area. Among Bethel's two internet providers, prices start at $59.99 and available download speeds reach up to 6 Mbps.
The largest internet providers in Bethel are HughesNet bringing satellite options to Bethel.
Satellite internet from HughesNet is available to nearly all Bethel residents, covering 100% of households.
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Satellite from HughesNet offers broadband to all households in Bethel covering 100% of the area.
HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection in areas of Bethel 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 Bethel, $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 Bethel, $2.40.
For those who value internet speed as much as cost, HughesNet offers download speeds up to 2 Mbps and upload speeds up to 0.2 Mbps in Bethel. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all Bethel's providers, 2 Mbps.
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Intelsat General Communications is the fastest internet provider in Bethel with download speeds up to 6 Mbps. These speeds are available to 98% of households in Bethel. The next fastest internet provider in Bethel is Intelsat General Communications , offering download speeds up to 6 Mbps to 72% of the area.
HughesNet offers the cheapest internet in Bethel with plans starting at $59.99/mo. This is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Bethel, $59.99.
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Wi-Fi extenders are handy when your router can’t project a strong signal to everywhere in your home that you need it. Your internet provider may offer Wi-Fi extenders for an added monthly cost, or you can purchase one online or from most electronics retailers.
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.
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