Best Bear Creek Internet Service Providers

There are a total of 4 companies providing internet service to a significant portion of Bear Creek, Alaska and meet the minimum accepted broadband definition of 25 Mbps download speed. Our proprietary ranking calculation takes into account different aspects of useable download speed, upload speed and coverage area. For example, an increase of 100 Mbps download speed from 200 Mbps to 300 Mbps is much more significant for users than an increase from 1000 Mbps to 1100Mpbs. Also, for nearly all users download speed is much more important than upload speed. Our ranked ordering of internet service providers in Bear Creek:

Rank Provider Tech Max Download Speed Max Upload Speed Availability
1GCI HoldingsCable1000 Mbps50 Mbps98.6%
2American Broadband CommunicationsDSL25 Mbps3 Mbps100.0%
3ViaSatSatellite100 Mbps3 Mbps100%
4HughesNetSatellite25 Mbps3 Mbps100%
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Bear Creek AK Internet Access Options

When it comes to high speed internet availability, download speeds and overall customer satisfaction, cities with more than a single provider more often than not lead in all of these categories.
Does Bear Creek have more than a single option at 25 Mbps, 100 Mbps, 250 Mbps and 1000 Mbps? The diagram below shows a summary:

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Broadband Internet Speeds

Curious how fast the average internet speeds in Bear Creek are compared to Kenai Peninsula Borough? Also, curious how the speeds compare to Alaska overall?
Average download speeds in Bear Creek of 32.3 Mbps are faster than the Kenai Peninsula Borough average download speeds and faster than the statewide average for Alaska.

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Bear Creek Internet Access Facts

  • The average download speed in Bear Creek is 17% faster than the Kenai Peninsula Borough average and 0.3% slower than the national average of 32.4 Mbps

  • The average upload speed in Bear Creek is 7.19 Mbps. This is 17.1% faster than the Kenai Peninsula Borough average and 38% slower than the national average of 11.56 Mbps

  • Cable internet is available to 47.8% of Kenai Peninsula Borough residents

  • Fiber optic internet is available to 0.0% of Kenai Peninsula Borough residents

  • The average internet download speed in Kenai Peninsula Borough is 27.61 Mbps based upon 71947 samples taken in the past year

  • The average download speed in Bear Creek is 169.6% faster than the average in Alaska and 0.3% slower than the national average of 32.4 Mbps

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Internet Access Technologies

DSL, Cable, Fiber and Fixed Wireless are four common types of technology used to provide internet access. The following chart shows the percentage of Bear Creek residents who have access to each of these technology types.


Internet Service FAQs

Who has the best internet service near me?

Our proprietary algorithm that takes into consideration download speed, upload speed, availability and overall value ranks GCI Holdings as the top provider for Bear Creek, Alaska.

Who has the fastest internet service in Bear Creek?

GCI Holdings with a download speed of 1000 Mbps provides the fastest internet service in Bear Creek.

What locations were used in calculating broadband internet coverage for Bear Creek, Alaska?

The following zip codes were used: 99664

What is fiber internet service?

Fiber internet service transmits data by sending pulses of light over thin glass fiber optic cable. In most cases fiber internet service download speeds will be faster than cable or DSL, however, fiber service is limited with less than half of Americans living in an area with fiber coverage.

What internet download speed do I need?

Consider the following general rules of thumb when determining the download speed you need for your new Bear Creek internet service.

Speed Devices Typical Usage
25+ Mbps1-2 devicesWeb browsing
Music streaming
HD video streaming
100+ Mbps3-5 devicesVideo conferencing
4K video streaming
Online gaming
1000+ Mbps6+ devicesMultiple video or 4K streams
Zero latency gaming

How do the internet speeds in Bear Creek compare to other cities in Alaska?

Click through to see how the Bear Creek broadband speeds compare to these other cities throughout the state: Cordova, Delta Junction, Eielson Afb, Farmers Loop, Goldstream, Kodiak, Kodiak Station

Is there fiber internet service near me?

Most likely there is not. Our latest information shows there are no fiber internet providers offering coverage to more than 15% of the Bear Creek, Alaska population.

What is DSL internet service?

DSL provides internet service via phone lines but at speeds typically 100x or more than old fashioned dial-up service over those same phone lines. Download speeds are typically slower than cable, but DSL is more likely to be available in a remote location than cable.

Which internet service provider offers the most coverage in Bear Creek, Alaska?

American Broadband Communications provides broadband internet service to 100.0% of Bear Creek.




Bear Creek Cable TV, Satellite TV and Streaming Services

Our ranking of internet service plans can make choosing a new provider fairly easy. Selecting a TV provider is more difficult as additional variables are involved. If you are a heavy TV viewer and/or watch in multiple rooms at the same time, a traditional cable TV package or satellite TV provider may be the best option for you. However, if you live in a rental property or a heavily wooded area, satellite TV may not be a viable option. Streaming TV packages can be a good option for many, especially if your internet plan does not have a data limit. Read through the pros and cons of the various TV packages available to you and chose the best match to your viewing needs.


DISH

  • 290+ channels
  • Satellite coverage virtually anywhere
  • 4 video package tiers
  • Access to apps, Google assistant and 2000 hour smart DVR
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Hulu Live TV

  • 75+ channels
  • Access to premium Hulu originals
  • Includes Disney+ and ESPN+
  • 2 simultaneous streams supported on a broad array of devices
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YouTube TV

  • 85+ channels
  • Unlimited cloud DVR
  • Local network coverage
  • Sports plus, Spanish plus and premium movie add-ons
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DIRECTV stream

  • 140+ channels
  • Unlimited cloud DVR
  • Local network and sports coverage
  • Unlimited streams in-home. TV to go with the DIRECTV app
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fuboTV

  • 180+ channels
  • 1000 hours of cloud DVR
  • Local network coverage
  • Extensive sports coverage plus sports add-on packages
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Sling

  • 50+ channels
  • 50 hours of DVR storage
  • No annual contracts
  • Up to 4 simultaneous streams across a wide variety of devices
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