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Internet providers in Farmers Loop, AK

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Farmers Loop, AK internet providers

Provider
Intelsat General Communications - -Cable93%
ALASKA COMMUNICATIONS $79.99 10 - 50 MbpsDSL83%
HughesNet $64.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
Matanuska Telephone Association $59.99 -Wireless99%
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Farmers Loop internet service at a glance

At 97%, broadband coverage in Farmers Loop 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 Farmers Loop area will have access to DSL, which covers 94% of Farmers Loop residents. Cable internet is also an option for many, offering service to 93% of the area. No fiber-optic providers are currently available in Farmers Loop, but satellite or fixed-wireless providers may offer broadband options in your area.

There are four internet providers serving the Farmers Loop area, and 79.47% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Farmers Loop's four internet providers, prices start at $64.99 and available download speeds reach up to 50 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in Farmers Loop

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

DSL internet from ALASKA COMMUNICATIONS is available to most Farmers Loop residents, covering 83% 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

83%

DSL from ALASKA COMMUNICATIONS offers broadband to nearly all households in Farmers Loop covering 83% of the area.

DSL internet from ALASKA COMMUNICATIONS uses telephone lines in Farmers Loop 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 Farmers Loop, $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 Farmers Loop, $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 Farmers Loop. These download speeds are available to 83% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all Farmers Loop'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 Farmers Loop covering 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection in areas of Farmers Loop 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 Farmers Loop, $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 Farmers Loop, $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 Farmers Loop. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all Farmers Loop's providers, 26 Mbps.

Check availability Call us: (844) 512-2720

Internet provider frequently asked questions

ALASKA COMMUNICATIONS is the fastest internet provider in Farmers Loop with download speeds up to 50 Mbps. These speeds are available to 83% of households in Farmers Loop. The next fastest internet provider in Farmers Loop is HughesNet, offering download speeds up to 25 Mbps to 100% of the area.

Matanuska Telephone Association offers the cheapest internet in Farmers Loop with plans starting at $59.99/mo. This is slightly less than the average starting price for internet in Farmers Loop, $68.32.

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.

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.

Select internet providers including AT&T, Spectrum and Xfinity have thousands of Wi-Fi hotspots that customers can connect to at no extra cost. If your internet provider does not offer free Wi-Fi hotspots, you can find free public Wi-Fi at your local library or many restaurants and cafes. Consider these tips for using public Wi-Fi safely.

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%.