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There are 73 home TV and internet providers and 106 business providers across all of Alaska. 94.7% of homes can get more than one wired (cable, DSL, fiber) internet provider, which is above average (#5 out of 52, including Puerto Rico and Washington D.C.). Competition is generally good for the customer, which means internet in Alaska is less likely to offer competitive speeds or prices. All home internet providers are listed below.

Alaska Internet Service Providers

Internet ProviderState CoverageLink
GCI Communication79%Visit site
Alaska Communications43.4%Visit site
Borealis Broadband25.6%Visit site
Matanuska Telephone Association21.3%Visit site
AlasConnect10%Visit site
Ketchikan Public Utilities3.5%Visit site
AP&T3.1%Visit site
Interior Telephone Company2.6%Visit site
United Utilities1.9%Visit site
SPITwSPOTS INC1.7%Visit site

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Internet ProviderState CoverageLink
Arctic Slope Telephone Association Cooperative1.1%Visit site
Copper Valley Wireless0.8%Visit site
OptimERA WiFi0.6%Visit site
Eyecom0.6%N/A
Nushagak Electric & Telephone Cooperative0.6%Visit site
OTZ Telephone Cooperative0.5%Visit site
Cordova Telephone Cooperative0.4%Visit site
Vertical Broadband0.3%Visit site
Ax-S-Anywhere0.3%Visit site
Bush-Tell0.2%Visit site
Bristol Bay Internet0.2%Visit site
Fibre Alaska0.2%Visit site
Southeast Communications Services0.1%Visit site
Whitestone Power & Communications0.1%Visit site
Adak Eagle Enterprises0.1%Visit site
AT&T<.1%Visit site
Dry Creek Internet & Communications<.1%Visit site
ZochNet<.1%Visit site
Algona Municipal Utilities<.1%Visit site

4.6% of Alaskans have only 1 wired provider connected to their block. 9.7% have no options at their homes except for satellite internet. This places Alaska as the 5th least connected state.

Internet Provider Types

90.3% of Alaska homes can get some type of internet. The table below shows which types of service are available.

Internet Type% of Alaska
Fiber5.0%
Cable77.3%
DSL72.9%
Fixed Wireless42.6%

Alaska Internet Speeds

We measure two different types of max speeds. The first is a measure of the fastest speed a home could get for any price. For Alaska the average is 16.5 Mbps. This measure puts Alaska #6 out of 52 in the US.

Download Speed% of Alaska
.1 to 5 Mbps4.3%
6 to 10 Mbps6.7%
11 to 20 Mbps2.3%
21 to 30 Mbps1.4%
31 to 75 Mbps3.6%
76 to 100 Mbps0.8%
101 to 250 Mbps2.0%
251 to 500 Mbps1.8%
501 to 999 Mbps0.0%
1 Gbps or more70.3%

Our second measure of speed is the actual average speed in Mbps for all Alaskans. Real-world average speeds in Alaska are about 16.5 Mbps, meaning Alaska ranks #51 out of 52.

Detailed Internet Data by City

DecisionData has obsessively collected and calculated the most comprehensive data for ISPs (internet service providers) in Alaska. Click on a city to view detailed information including speeds by provider by city and much more.

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