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Internet providers in 99709

Find internet providers serving the 99709 area. Compare plan pricing and speeds from fiber-optic, cable and DSL providers.

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99709 internet providers

Provider
ALASKA COMMUNICATIONS $79.99 10 - 50 MbpsDSL69%
Intelsat General Communications - -Cable60%
HughesNet $64.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
Matanuska Telephone Association $59.99 -Wireless83%
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99709 internet service at a glance

At 96%, broadband coverage in the 99709 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 99709 ZIP will have access to DSL, which covers 94% of households. Cable internet is also an option for many, offering service to 74% of the area. No fiber-optic providers are currently available in Fairbanks, but satellite or fixed-wireless providers may offer broadband options in your area.

There are four internet providers serving the 99709 area, and 53.62% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among four internet providers in 99709, prices start at $64.99 and available download speeds reach up to 50 Mbps.

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Average internet speeds in Fairbanks

ProviderDownload speedUpload speedInternet type
ALASKA COMMUNICATIONS 21 Mbps 8 Mbps DSL
HughesNet 12 Mbps 2 Mbps Satellite

Top high-speed internet providers in 99709

The largest internet providers serving the 99709 ZIP code are ALASKA COMMUNICATIONS and HughesNet bringing DSL and satellite options to the area.

DSL internet from ALASKA COMMUNICATIONS is available to most Fairbanks residents, covering 69% 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

69%

DSL from ALASKA COMMUNICATIONS offers broadband to most households in the 99709 ZIP code, covering 69% 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 Fairbanks, $68.32.

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 Fairbanks, $3.80.

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 99709 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 69% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all Fairbanks's providers, 26 Mbps.

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HughesNet satellite internet

Provider
HughesNet
Starting price*
$64.99/mo.
Max download speed

25 Mbps

Max upload speed

0.2 Mbps

Average availability

100%

Satellite from HughesNet offers broadband to all households in the 99709 ZIP code, covering 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection throughout the 99709 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 Fairbanks, $68.32.

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 Fairbanks, $3.80.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, HughesNet offers download speeds up to 25 Mbps and upload speeds up to 0.2 Mbps in 99709 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all Fairbanks's providers, 26 Mbps.

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Internet providers in 99709 frequently asked questions

ALASKA COMMUNICATIONS is the fastest internet provider in the 99709 ZIP code with download speeds up to 50 Mbps. These speeds are available to 69% of households in 99709. The next fastest internet provider in the 99709 ZIP code is HughesNet, offering download speeds up to 25 Mbps to 100% of the area.

Matanuska Telephone Association offers the cheapest internet in the 99709 ZIP with service starting at $59.99/mo. This is slightly less than the average starting price for internet in Fairbanks, $68.32.

Available providers vary by address, but your location is likely serviceable for cable and DSL internet. Fiber internet may also be an internet option, but this technology is typically found in larger cities. Those living in rural areas not serviceable for cable, DSL or fiber internet may find satellite or fixed wireless internet to be their only options.

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.

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 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%.