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Nikiski internet service at a glance
Fastest advertised download speeds
Provider: Alaska Communications Systems Holdings, Inc.
people have access to broadband internet of any type
1 provider - 81.90%
2 providers - 0%
3 providers - 0%
4+ providers - 0%
Most available internet technology
Cable - 0.000%
DSL - 82%
Fiber - 0.000%
At 82%, broadband coverage in Nikiski is comparable to the rest of Alaska - 90%, and slightly lower than broadband coverage across the U.S. - 95%.
The vast majority of those living in the Nikiski area will have access to DSL, which covers 82% of Nikiski residents. No cable or fiber-optic providers are currently available in Nikiski, but satellite or fixed-wireless providers may offer broadband options in your area.
There are two internet providers serving the Nikiski area. Among Nikiski's two internet providers, prices start at $59.99 and available download speeds reach up to 50 Mbps.See all providers
Top high-speed internet providers in Nikiski
The largest internet providers in Nikiski are HughesNet bringing satellite options to Nikiski.
Satellite internet from HughesNet is available to nearly all Nikiski residents, covering 100% of households.
HughesNet satellite internet
*Pricing per month plus taxes for length of contract. Additional fees and terms may apply. Pricing varies by location and availability. All prices subject to change at any time. May or may not be available based on service address. Speeds may vary. As of Mar 10, 2020.
Satellite from HughesNet offers broadband to all households in Nikiski covering 100% of the area.
HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection in areas of Nikiski 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 Nikiski, $59.99.
HughesNet customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 2 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $30.00 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Nikiski, $30.00.
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 Nikiski. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all Nikiski's providers, 25 Mbps.
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*Pricing per month plus taxes for length of contract. Additional fees and terms may apply. Pricing varies by location and availability. All prices subject to change at any time. May or may not be available based on service address. As of Mar 10, 2020.Need help?
Internet provider frequently asked questions
What’s the fastest internet provider in Nikiski?
Alaska Communications Systems Holdings, Inc. is the fastest internet provider in Nikiski with download speeds up to 50 Mbps. These speeds are available to 82% of households in Nikiski. The next fastest internet provider in Nikiski is HughesNet, offering download speeds up to 25 Mbps to 100% of the area.
What’s the cheapest internet provider in Nikiski?
HughesNet offers the cheapest internet in Nikiski with plans starting at $59.99/mo. This is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Nikiski, $59.99.
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.
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.
Do I need a new modem for fiber internet?
Yes. Fiber-optic internet is a completely different technology than DSL or cable internet, and therefore requires a different type of modem. In many cases, you can get the required modem from your internet provider at no extra cost.
What are my internet options?
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.