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Provider: Intelsat General Communications
people have access to broadband internet of any type
1 provider - 100.00%
2 providers - 98.87%
3 providers - 0%
4+ providers - 0%
Cable - 99%
DSL - 100%
Fiber - 0.000%
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.
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.
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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 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 Nome, $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 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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Intelsat General Communications 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.
The only broadband internet type that requires a phone line is DSL and dial-up, which use phone lines to deliver service. Other internet types, such as cable, fiber-optic and satellite, require no phone line for broadband service.
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.
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%.