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Tanaina internet service at a glance
Fastest advertised download speeds
Provider: General Communication, Inc.
people have access to broadband internet of any type
1 provider - 99.62%
2 providers - 95.14%
3 providers - 0%
4+ providers - 0%
Most available internet technology
Cable - 95%
DSL - 100%
Fiber - 1.040%
At 100%, broadband coverage in Tanaina 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 Tanaina area will have access to DSL, which covers 100% of Tanaina residents. Cable internet is also an option for many, offering service to 95% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 1.040% of those living in Tanaina.
There are three internet providers serving the Tanaina area, and 95.14% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Tanaina's three internet providers, prices start at $59.99 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.See all providers
Top high-speed internet providers in Tanaina
The largest internet providers in Tanaina are HughesNet bringing satellite options to Tanaina.
Satellite internet from HughesNet is available to nearly all Tanaina 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 Tanaina covering 100% of the area.
HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection in areas of Tanaina 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 Tanaina, $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 Tanaina, $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 Tanaina. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all Tanaina's providers, 25 Mbps.
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Tanaina, AK internet providers
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|Matanuska Telephone Association, Inc.||-||-||DSL||99%|
|General Communication, Inc.||-||-||Cable||95%|
|Matanuska Telephone Association, Inc.||-||-||Fiber-optic||1.042%|
|HughesNet||$59.99/mo.||2 - 25 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 Mar 10, 2020.Need help?
Internet provider frequently asked questions
What’s the fastest internet provider in Tanaina?
General Communication, Inc. is the fastest internet provider in Tanaina with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 95% of households in Tanaina. The next fastest internet provider in Tanaina is Matanuska Telephone Association, Inc., offering download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps to 1.042% of the area.
What’s the cheapest internet provider in Tanaina?
HughesNet offers the cheapest internet in Tanaina with plans starting at $59.99/mo. This is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Tanaina, $59.99.
Is fiber internet available in Tanaina?
Matanuska Telephone Association, Inc. is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in Tanaina, covering 1.042% of the city.
How do I get cheaper internet?
Using your own router is a good way to cut internet costs without having to downgrade your internet plan. You can also try negotiating for a lower price with your current provider, or switch to another internet provider to take advantage of introductory pricing and special promotions.
How much should I pay for 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.