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Homer, AK internet providers
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|Alaska Communications Systems Holdings, Inc.||-||-||DSL||87%|
|HughesNet||$59.99||25 - 25 Mbps||Satellite||100%|
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Homer internet service at a glance
Fastest advertised download speeds
people have access to broadband internet of any type
1 provider - 93.93%
2 providers - 86.63%
3 providers - 0%
4+ providers - 0%
Most available internet technology
Cable - 93%
DSL - 87%
Fiber - 0.000%
At 94%, broadband coverage in Homer 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 Homer area will have access to cable, which covers 93% of Homer residents. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 87% of the area. No fiber-optic providers are currently available in Homer, but satellite or fixed-wireless providers may offer broadband options in your area.
There are four internet providers serving the Homer area, and 86.63% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Homer's four internet providers, prices start at $59.99 and available download speeds reach up to 250 Mbps.
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Top high-speed internet providers in Homer
The largest internet providers in Homer are HughesNet bringing satellite options to Homer.
Satellite internet from HughesNet is available to nearly all Homer residents, covering 100% of households.
HughesNet satellite internet
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Satellite from HughesNet offers broadband to all households in Homer covering 100% of the area.
HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection in areas of Homer 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 Homer, $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 Homer, $2.40.
For those who value internet speed as much as cost, HughesNet offers download speeds up to 25 Mbps and upload speeds up to 3 Mbps in Homer. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all Homer's providers, 25 Mbps.
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Internet provider frequently asked questions
What’s the fastest internet provider in Homer?
GCI is the fastest internet provider in Homer with download speeds up to 250 Mbps. These speeds are available to 93% of households in Homer. The next fastest internet provider in Homer is SPITwSPOTS Inc., offering download speeds up to 100 Mbps to 100% of the area.
What’s the cheapest internet provider in Homer?
HughesNet offers the cheapest internet in Homer with plans starting at $59.99/mo. This is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Homer, $59.99.
What’s the best internet deal in my area?
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.
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.
Is cable or DSL better?
Cable internet will nearly always offer faster speeds than DSL, but typically at a higher price point. So if you’re shopping for cheap internet plans, DSL may be your better option but if you want speed, consider cable internet.
How much speed do I need for streaming?
Each video streaming service has varying recommended speeds, but speeds up to 10 Mbps will often handle streaming on one device. For HD and 4K streaming, consider faster speeds of at least 25 Mbps to reduce buffering and maintain optimal picture quality.