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Internet Providers in Fairbanks, Indiana
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Internet Access in Fairbanks, Indiana
There are 8 Internet providers operating in Fairbanks. 2 of these are mobile LTE providers, and 6 offer wired or wireless residential broadband.
The average Fairbanks home has 2 providers to choose from. This is a good amount of competition. It tends to improve pricing and service reliability. This competition isn't universal, however. In fact, a surprising 100 of residents still have only one option for wired broadband Internet access.
Viasat Internet and HughesNet are Fairbanks's primary wired Internet providers.
DSL providers like Frontier Communications deliver broadband service using copper phone wires. This is why DSL is purchased through telecommunication companies that historically offered telephone plans. DSL (Digital Subscriber Line) Internet is accessible by 94.96 percent of the area. You can refer to the graphs below for insights into how marketed speed, latency, and etc line up with user-tested performance locally.
The coverage data here comes from FCC reporting. Internet providers in Fairbanks are legally required to report deployment data biannually. By leveraging direct relationships with telecom companies, BroadbandNow is able to validate public data with privatized data including lit addresses submitted via Internet providers directly. Our speed averages are calculated from actual speed tests originating in Fairbanks.  Some of the other data and statistics displayed on this page are calculated based on NTIA and Census Bureau data publications.
Internet Statistics 2021
100.0% of consumers in Fairbanks400 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 Fairbanks, Indiana
|Provider||Speed||Type||Time To Download 1 GB||Availability|
|Viasat Internet||100 Mbps||Satellite||1m 21s||100.0%|
|HughesNet||25 Mbps||Satellite||5m 27s||100.0%|
|Frontier Communications||Call For Speed Availability||DSL||4m 33s||95.0%|
|Rise Broadband||50 Mbps||Fixed Wireless||2m 43s||11.7%|
The “Connected” metric is a citywide average based on FCC data showing the density of broadband options at the census block level.
This statistic is drawn from the population in census blocks not served by at least one wired broadband provider.
25 Mbps download and 3 Mbps upload is the minimum speed for an Internet connection to be classified as “Broadband” by the FCC.
Compare Fairbanks to the 5 largest cities in the US
|City||Average Download Speed||Number of Providers||Average Cost per Mbps|
|Fairbanks||5.4 Mbps||6||$3.49 ( + $0.00 )|
|New York||534.4 Mbps ( +529 Mbps )||17 ( +11 )||$0.48 ( $0.00 )|
|Los Angeles||148.8 Mbps ( +143.4 Mbps )||17 ( +11 )||$0.28 ( $0.00 )|
|Chicago||160.6 Mbps ( +155.2 Mbps )||15 ( +9 )||$0.32 ( $0.00 )|
|Houston||169.5 Mbps ( +164.1 Mbps )||23 ( +17 )||$0.31 ( $0.00 )|
|Philadelphia||162.1 Mbps ( +156.7 Mbps )||8 ( +2 )||$0.66 ( $0.00 )|