Compare Palmer internet speeds to the national average
Palmer – 96 Mbps
AK – 96 Mbps
U.S. – 123 Mbps
Palmer – 16 Mbps
AK – 22 Mbps
U.S. – 44 Mbps
*Data sourced from M-LAB speed tests taken by real users in Palmer.
|AlasConnect||-||10 - 40 Mbps||DSL||100%|
|Intelsat General Communications||-||-||Cable||99%|
|AlasConnect||-||10 - 1,000 Mbps||Fiber-optic||3.983%|
|HughesNet||$64.99||25 - 2 Mbps||Satellite||100%|
*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 Aug 9, 2022.Need help?
Provider: Intelsat General Communications
people have access to broadband internet of any type
1 provider - 100.00%
2 providers - 98.72%
3 providers - 0%
4+ providers - 0%
Cable - 99%
DSL - 100%
Fiber - 3.980%
At 100%, broadband coverage in Palmer 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 Palmer area will have access to DSL, which covers 100% of Palmer residents. Cable internet is also an option for many, offering service to 99% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 3.980% of those living in Palmer.
There are three internet providers serving the Palmer area, and 98.72% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Palmer's three internet providers, prices start at $64.99 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.
The largest internet providers in Palmer are HughesNet bringing satellite options to Palmer.
Satellite internet from HughesNet is available to nearly all Palmer residents, covering 100% of households.
*Wireless speeds may vary. 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 Aug 9, 2022.
**GIG: Limited time offer; subject to change; valid to qualified residential customers who have not subscribed to any services within the previous 30 days and who have no outstanding obligation to Charter. Spectrum Internet® Gig promotion price is $89.99/mo; standard rates apply after yr. 1. Taxes, fees and surcharges extra and subject to change during and after the promotional period; installation/network activation, equipment and additional services are extra. General Terms: INTERNET: Speed based on wired connection and may vary by address. Wireless speeds may vary. Services subject to all applicable service terms and conditions, subject to change. Services not available in all areas. Restrictions apply. Enter your address to determine availability. ©2022 Charter Communications.
Speed based on wired connection. Available Internet speeds may vary by address. Gig capable modem required for Gig speed. For a list of Gig capable modems, visit spectrum.net/modem
Satellite from HughesNet offers broadband to all households in Palmer covering 100% of the area.
HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection in areas of Palmer 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 $64.99/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Palmer, $64.99.
HughesNet customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 25 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.60 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Palmer, $2.60.
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 Palmer. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all Palmer's providers, 2 Mbps.
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Intelsat General Communications is the fastest internet provider in Palmer with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 99% of households in Palmer. The next fastest internet provider in Palmer is AlasConnect , offering download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps to 3.983% of the area.
HughesNet offers the cheapest internet in Palmer with plans starting at $64.99/mo. This is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Palmer, $64.99.
AlasConnect is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in Palmer, covering 3.983% of the city.
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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.