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99686 internet providers

Provider
Copper Valley Telecom $45.00 50 - 1,000 MbpsDSL100%
Intelsat General Communications - -Cable100%
HughesNet $64.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
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99686 internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in the 99686 ZIP code 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 99686 ZIP will have access to DSL, which covers 100% of households. Cable internet is also an option for many, offering service to 100% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 100% of those living in the 99686 ZIP code.

There are three internet providers serving the 99686 area. Among three internet providers in 99686, prices start at $45 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in 99686

The largest internet providers serving the 99686 ZIP code are Copper Valley Telecom and HughesNet bringing DSL and satellite options to the area.

DSL internet from Copper Valley Telecom is available to nearly all Valdez residents, covering 100% of households. Many will also have the option of satellite from HughesNet, which covers 100% of the area.

Copper Valley Telecom DSL internet

Provider

Copper Valley Telecom

Starting price*
$45/mo.
Max download speed

1,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

10 Mbps

Average availability

100%

DSL from Copper Valley Telecom offers broadband to all households in the 99686 ZIP code, covering 100% of the area.

DSL internet from Copper Valley Telecom uses telephone lines to deliver service, which often leads to lower prices and higher availability, though download speeds are likely to be slower than cable or fiber-optic internet.

Internet prices for Copper Valley Telecom start at $45/mo.*, which is lower than the average starting price for internet in Valdez, $54.99.

Copper Valley Telecom customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 50 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.90 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Valdez, $1.45.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Copper Valley Telecom offers download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps and upload speeds up to 10 Mbps in 99686 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Valdez's providers, 26 Mbps.

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HughesNet satellite internet

Provider
HughesNet
Starting price*
$64.99/mo.
Max download speed

25 Mbps

Max upload speed

0.2 Mbps

Average availability

100%

Satellite from HughesNet offers broadband to all households in the 99686 ZIP code, covering 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection throughout the 99686 ZIP 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 higher than the average starting price for internet in Valdez, $54.99.

HughesNet customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 25 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.60 per Mbps, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Valdez, $1.45.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, HughesNet offers download speeds up to 25 Mbps and upload speeds up to 0.2 Mbps in 99686 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all Valdez's providers, 26 Mbps.

Check availability Call us: (844) 512-2720

Internet providers in 99686 frequently asked questions

Copper Valley Telecom is the fastest internet provider in the 99686 ZIP code with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 100% of households in 99686. The next fastest internet provider in the 99686 ZIP code is HughesNet, offering download speeds up to 25 Mbps to 100% of the area.

Copper Valley Telecom offers the cheapest internet in the 99686 ZIP with service starting at $45/mo. This is slightly less than the average starting price for internet in Valdez, $54.99.

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.

Select internet providers including AT&T, Spectrum and Xfinity have thousands of Wi-Fi hotspots that customers can connect to at no extra cost. If your internet provider does not offer free Wi-Fi hotspots, you can find free public Wi-Fi at your local library or many restaurants and cafes. Consider these tips for using public Wi-Fi safely.

Take a speed test to see what download and upload speeds you are getting. For the best results, perform the test over a wired connection. View our speed test guide for a full breakdown of your results. If you want faster speeds, consider these tips for boosting internet speed, or shop for faster internet plans in your area.

Resetting your router and optimizing your router settings can give you an instant speed boost. Consider Wi-Fi extenders if your signal is weaker in certain areas of your home. Also, be sure to check your Wi-Fi network to see if there are any unknown devices or users connected that could be slowing your network.