Internet Providers in Homer, Alaska

Most Popular Internet Providers in Homer, Alaska:

Showing 1 to 4 Providers

  • 1. HughesNet
    100% Available
    100%

    Available

    Price Range:

    $59.99 - $149.99

    Speeds up to:
    25 Mbps
    Download
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    • Deal
    • Satellite
    • Internet Plans: 4
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 25-25mbps
    • Connection: Satellite
    • Installation: Includes lease set-up fee. Standard installation is free.
    • Price Range: $59.99 - $149.99
    • Contracts: 2 Years required
    Deal
    There are 4 active deals on select plans from this provider
  • 2. SPITwSPOTS
    95.5% Available
    95.5%

    Available

    Price Range:

    $89 - $199

    Speeds up to:
    150 Mbps
    Download
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    • Fixed Wireless
    • Internet Plans: 5
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 10-150mbps
    • Connection: Fixed Wireless
    • Price Range: $89 - $199
  • 3. Alaska Communications
    85.9% Available
    85.9%

    Available

    Price Range:

    $69.99 - $89.99

    Speeds up to:
    50 Mbps
    Download
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    • DSL
    • Internet Plans: 2
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 10-50mbps
    • Connection: DSL
    • Price Range: $69.99 - $89.99
    • Contracts: None required
  • 4. 4. GCI
    51.8% Available
    51.8%

    Available

    Price Range:

    $79.99 - $179.99

    Speeds up to:
    2000 Mbps
    Download
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    • Deal
    • Cable
    • Internet Plans: 4
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 200-2000mbps
    • Connection: Cable
    • Installation: Free installation.
    • Price Range: $79.99 - $179.99
    • Contracts: None required
    Deal
    There are 4 active deals on select plans from this provider
  • 1. AT&T Wireless
    95.6% Available
    95.6%

    Available

    Price Range:

    $50 - $75

    Speeds up to:
    10 Mbps
    Download
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    • Mobile Broadband
    • Internet Plans: 2
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 0-10mbps
    • Connection: Mobile Broadband
    • Price Range: $50 - $75
  • 2. GCI Wireless
    88.6% Available
    88.6%

    Available

    Price Range:

    $70 - $85

    Speeds up to:
    10 Mbps
    Download
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    • Deal
    • Mobile Broadband
    • Internet Plans: 2
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 0-10mbps
    • Connection: Mobile Broadband
    • Price Range: $70 - $85
    Deal
    There are 2 active deals on select plans from this provider

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Internet Access in Homer, Alaska

Homer has 4 residential Internet providers, or 9 if you include business and mobile operators. There are 3 broadband choices like DSL or cable.

Coverage from HughesNet and Alaska Communications, in most cases, will overlap. As a result, the decision between HughesNet and Alaska Communications is a common one in Homer.

As might be expected for cities with Homer's density of telecom competition, the weighted average download speeds in Homer fall short of the state average. The current average speed for Homer over the past twelve months is 12.84 Mbps.

The plans shown on this page are collected by hand by our data team. The 19 plans shown are the most relevant of 0 broadband packages we've aggregated in Homer to date.

In summary, the average Homer resident has 2-3 choices for Internet. Homer ranks 102nd in terms of the density of broadband availability at local addresses.

Internet Statistics 2022

4,000 People Only have access to 1 or fewer wired internet providers available at their address.

This data is calculated from FCC datasets which providers are legally required to supply twice a year. We further validate this data for accuracy.

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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Homer, Alaska

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB Availability
GCI Communication 2,000 Mbps Cable 4s 51.8%
Alaska Communications 50 Mbps DSL 2m 43s 85.9%
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s 100.0%

Internet Providers in Nearby Cities

Internet Provider Competition Map For Homer

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Homer is the 102nd most connected city in Alaska ahead of Seward, but behind Soldotna, Sterling, Kasilof, and Anchor Point.

The “Connected” metric is a citywide average based on FCC data showing the density of broadband options at the census block level.

Approximately 4,000 people in Kenai Peninsula don't have access to any wired internet.

This statistic is drawn from the population in census blocks not served by at least one wired broadband provider.

Approximately 51% of Homer residents are serviced by multiple wired providers.

This coverage statistic is based on a mix of FCC and private provider reporting in the past two quarters.

In Kenai Peninsula , approximately 23,000 people do not have access to 25 Mbps wired broadband.

25 Mbps download and 3 Mbps upload is the minimum speed for an Internet connection to be classified as “Broadband” by the FCC.

Data Caps Among Homer ISPs

Internet providers have moved to impose "data caps" to their home Internet packages lately. This trend holds true for the Homer market, with Internet companies like GCI featuring capped plans. It's not a major issue for the majority of residents, but is liable to affect those that stream a large amount of 4K video. Caps with cable bundles are usually around 1 Terabyte. This is more than 99 percent of customers use. Potential GCI Communication customers should verify data caps before signing up.

Compare Homer to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Homer 12.8 Mbps 4 $0.63 ( + $0.00 )
New York 545.6 Mbps ( +532.8 Mbps ) 21 ( +17 ) $0.31 ( $0.00 )
Los Angeles 161.3 Mbps ( +148.5 Mbps ) 20 ( +16 ) $0.32 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 180.9 Mbps ( +168.1 Mbps ) 19 ( +15 ) $0.25 ( $0.00 )
Houston 186.6 Mbps ( +173.8 Mbps ) 26 ( +22 ) $0.23 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 179.1 Mbps ( +166.3 Mbps ) 10 ( +6 ) $0.36 ( $0.00 )