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Internet providers in College, AK

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College, AK internet providers

Provider
Intelsat General Communications - -Cable80%
ALASKA COMMUNICATIONS $89.99 -DSL79%
HughesNet $59.99 25 - 2 MbpsSatellite100%
Matanuska Telephone Association $59.99 -Wireless57%
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College internet service at a glance

At 96%, broadband coverage in College 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 College area will have access to cable, which covers 94% of College residents. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 79% of the area. No fiber-optic providers are currently available in College, but satellite or fixed-wireless providers may offer broadband options in your area.

There are four internet providers serving the College area, and 76.93% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among College's four internet providers, prices start at $59.99 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in College

The largest internet providers in College are ALASKA COMMUNICATIONS and HughesNet bringing DSL and satellite options to College.

DSL internet from ALASKA COMMUNICATIONS is available to most College residents, covering 79% 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

79%

DSL from ALASKA COMMUNICATIONS offers broadband to most households in College covering 79% of the area.

DSL internet from ALASKA COMMUNICATIONS uses telephone lines in College 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 College, $69.99.

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 College. These download speeds are available to 79% of the area, and are slightly faster than the average max speeds from all College's providers, 2 Mbps.

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HughesNet satellite internet

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

2 Mbps

Max upload speed

0.2 Mbps

Average availability

100%

Satellite from HughesNet offers broadband to all households in College covering 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection in areas of College 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 lower than the average starting price for internet in College, $69.99.

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 College, $2.80.

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 College. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all College's providers, 2 Mbps.

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Internet provider frequently asked questions

Intelsat General Communications is the fastest internet provider in College with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 80% of households in College. The next fastest internet provider in College is ALASKA COMMUNICATIONS, offering download speeds up to 50 Mbps to 79% of the area.

HughesNet offers the cheapest internet in College with plans starting at $59.99/mo. This is slightly less than the average starting price for internet in College, $69.99.

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.

Monthly costs for internet can range from $20 to $60, depending on which providers are available in your area. Added fees for Wi-Fi service and equipment can add to that cost, but your internet provider may give you the option to use your own router, which can lower the monthly internet cost.

Internet deals such as speed upgrades, promotional pricing, equipment perks and free installation are available from many internet providers. Bundling internet with TV and home phone is also a popular way to get a deal on internet.

According to the FCC, 93% of households have access to three or more providers. In many areas, a cable, DSL, satellite and possibly fiber-optic provider may be available. You are unlikely, however, to find multiple providers of the same internet type, such as two cable providers, in the same location because operating expenses in an area already served by another provider can be too high to be profitable.