Internet providers in Nome, AK

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Nome internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in Nome is slightly higher than the rest of Alaska - 90%, and comparable to broadband coverage across the U.S. - 95%.

The vast majority of those living in the Nome area will have access to DSL, which covers 100% of Nome residents. Cable internet is also an option for many, offering service to 99% of the area. No fiber-optic providers are currently available in Nome, but satellite or fixed-wireless providers may offer broadband options in your area.

There are three internet providers serving the Nome area, and 98.87% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Nome's three internet providers, prices start at $59.99 and available download speeds reach up to 6 Mbps.

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Top high-speed internet providers in Nome

The largest internet providers in Nome are HughesNet bringing satellite options to Nome.

Satellite internet from HughesNet is available to nearly all Nome residents, covering 100% of households.

HughesNet satellite internet

Provider
HughesNet
Starting price*
$59.99/mo.
Max download speed

2 Mbps

Max upload speed

0.2 Mbps

Average availability

100%

Satellite from HughesNet offers broadband to all households in Nome covering 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection in areas of Nome 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 Nome, $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 Nome, $30.00.

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 Nome. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all Nome's providers, 2 Mbps.

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Nome, AK internet providers

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Provider
American Broadband Communications et al. - -DSL100%
General Communication, Inc. - -Cable99%
HughesNet $59.99/mo. 2 - 2 MbpsSatellite100%
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Internet provider frequently asked questions

General Communication, Inc. is the fastest internet provider in Nome with download speeds up to 6 Mbps. These speeds are available to 99% of households in Nome. The next fastest internet provider in Nome is HughesNet, offering download speeds up to 2 Mbps to 100% of the area.

HughesNet offers the cheapest internet in Nome with plans starting at $59.99/mo. This is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Nome, $59.99.

There are benefits to using your own router vs. buying or renting one from your internet provider, such as lower monthly costs and more product options. If you choose to use your own router, keep in mind that your internet provider’s tech support may not be able to fully assist you with your personal router. Select providers may not give you the option to use your own router.

Downgrading services or cutting extras, such as Wi-Fi extenders or premium tech support, can lower your monthly internet bill. You can also try to negotiate with your internet provider for a lower rate. Switching internet providers and bundling internet with other services is another common way to lower internet costs.

Speeds of 10 Mbps and higher are good for gaming, but what you really want to consider when choosing an internet service for gaming is latency, or ping. Latency is the measure of how long it takes for your device to communicate with the server and is the main contributor to lag. The higher the ping, the more likely you are to experience lagging. Shoot for an internet service with latency below 100 ms.

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.