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Internet providers in Farmers Loop, AK
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|Alaska Communications Systems Holdings, Inc.||-||-||DSL||83%|
|HughesNet||$59.99||25 - 2 Mbps||Satellite||100%|
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Farmers Loop internet service at a glance
Fastest advertised download speeds
people have access to broadband internet of any type
1 provider - 96.80%
2 providers - 79.47%
3 providers - 0%
4+ providers - 0%
Most available internet technology
Cable - 93%
DSL - 83%
Fiber - 0.000%
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 cable, which covers 93% of Farmers Loop residents. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 83% 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 $59.99 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.
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Top high-speed internet providers in Farmers Loop
The largest internet providers in Farmers Loop are HughesNet bringing satellite options to Farmers Loop.
Satellite internet from HughesNet is available to nearly all Farmers Loop residents, covering 100% of households.
HughesNet satellite internet
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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 $59.99/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Farmers Loop, $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 Farmers Loop, $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 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, 2 Mbps.
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Internet provider frequently asked questions
What’s the fastest internet provider in Farmers Loop?
GCI is the fastest internet provider in Farmers Loop with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 93% of households in Farmers Loop. The next fastest internet provider in Farmers Loop is Alaska Communications Systems Holdings, Inc., offering download speeds up to 50 Mbps to 83% of the area.
What’s the cheapest internet provider in Farmers Loop?
HughesNet offers the cheapest internet in Farmers Loop with plans starting at $59.99/mo. This is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Farmers Loop, $59.99.
Is cable or fiber internet better?
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%.
What's a good internet speed for my home?
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.
How do I change internet providers?
Learn the penalty, if any, of canceling service with your current provider. Find other internet providers in your area and compare plans and pricing. Choose the internet provider and plan that best meets your needs. Order your new services and get your installation/activation date. Call your current internet provider and cancel service by the activation date of your new service.
How can I boost my internet speeds?
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.