High Speed Internet Providers in Alaska

Alaska High Speed Internet Providers

Compare High Speed internet Options in Alaska

While the largest number of providers serve the larger urban centers like Anchorage, a number of Internet service providers specialize in serving smaller communities and rural areas. Use our comparison form to check availability of high speed internet for a specific address or narrow your search by selecting a location from the options below.

+ - Alaska Metro Areas (4)

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A
Anchorage, AK
F
Fairbanks, AK
J
Juneau, AK
K
Ketchikan, AK

+ - Alaska Counties (31)

+ - Alaska Cities and Towns (227)

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A
Adak Akiachak Akiak Akutan Alakanuk Aleknagik Allakaket Ambler Anaktuvuk Pass Anchor Point Anchorage Anderson Angoon Aniak Anvik Arctic Village Atka Atqasuk Auke Bay
B
Barrow Beaver Bethel Bettles Field Big Lake Brevig Mission Buckland
C
Cantwell Central Chalkyitsik Chefornak Chevak Chicken Chignik Chignik Lagoon Chignik Lake Chitina Chugiak Circle Clam Gulch Clarks Point Clear Coffman Cove Cold Bay Cooper Landing Copper Center Cordova Craig Crooked Creek
D
Deering Delta Junction Denali National Park Dillingham Douglas Dutch Harbor
E
Eagle Eagle River Eek Egegik Eielson AFB Ekwok Elfin Cove Elim Emmonak Ester
F
Fairbanks False Pass Fort Greely Fort Wainwright Fort Yukon
G
Gakona Galena Gambell Girdwood Glennallen Goodnews Bay Grayling Gustavus
H
Haines Healy Holy Cross Homer Hoonah Hooper Bay Hope Houston Hughes Huslia Hydaburg Hyder
I
Iliamna Indian
J
JBER Juneau
K
Kake Kaktovik Kalskag Kaltag Karluk Kasigluk Kasilof Kenai Ketchikan Kiana King Cove King Salmon Kipnuk Kivalina Klawock Kobuk Kodiak Kongiganak Kotlik Kotzebue Koyuk Koyukuk Kwethluk Kwigillingok
L
Lake Minchumina Larsen Bay Levelock Lower Kalskag
M
Manley Hot Springs Manokotak Marshall Mc Grath Mekoryuk Metlakatla Meyers Chuck Minto Moose Pass Mountain Village
N
Naknek Napakiak Nenana New Stuyahok Nightmute Nikiski Nikolai Nikolski Ninilchik Noatak Nome Nondalton Noorvik Northway Nuiqsut Nulato Nunam Iqua Nunapitchuk
O
Old Harbor Ouzinkie
P
Palmer Pedro Bay Pelican Perryville Petersburg Pilot Point Pilot Station Platinum Point Baker Point Hope Point Lay Port Alexander Port Alsworth Port Heiden Port Lions Prudhoe Bay
Q
Quinhagak
R
Rampart Red Devil Ruby Russian Mission
S
Saint George Island Saint Marys Saint Michael Saint Paul Island Salcha Sand Point Savoonga Scammon Bay Selawik Seldovia Seward Shageluk Shaktoolik Shishmaref Shungnak Sitka Skagway Skwentna Sleetmute Soldotna South Naknek Stebbins Sterling Stevens Village Sutton
T
Takotna Talkeetna Tanacross Tanana Tatitlek Teller Tenakee Springs Thorne Bay Togiak Tok Toksook Bay Trapper Creek Tuluksak Tuntutuliak Tununak Two Rivers Tyonek
U
Unalakleet Unalaska
V
Valdez Venetie
W
Wainwright Wales Ward Cove Wasilla White Mountain Whittier Willow Wrangell
Y
Yakutat

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Internet Availability in Alaska


Overall, wired high speed internet is available to 82% of households in Alaska, but the coverage drops to 68% if you only include plans with speeds of at least 100 Mbps. Internet plans with download speeds of 1000 Mbps (1.0 Gbps) or more are available to only 6% of households.

Wireless high speed internet is available to 48% of households in Alaska, with 5G coverage available to 1% of households. Satellite internet is generally available everywhere.

GCI, Matanuska Telecom Association and Fastwyre Broadband offer the highest coverage in the state in terms of availability per household, while Starlink, HughesNet, Viasat, Alaska Communications and Borealis Broadband offer the highest wireless (including satellite) coverage in the state in terms of availability per household.

GCI, Alaska Communications and Matanuska Telecom Association are the fastest Internet providers in Alaska, but their highest downloads speeds are not available in all communities in the state. A summary of the fastest providers and their top speeds is shown below.

Alaska Internet Availability Summary

Statewide high speed internet coverage by technology and speed.

% 82% 68% 68% 68% 6% 48% 48% 1% 1%

Fastest Internet Providers in Alaska

Company
Max Download Speed
Max Upload Speed
State Coverage
Check Plans & Availability
GCI
2.0 Gbps
75 Mbps
68%
220 Mbps
25 Mbps
100%
150 Mbps
50 Mbps
17%
100 Mbps
100 Mbps
25%
100 Mbps
30 Mbps
3%
100 Mbps
100 Mbps
2%

The listed download speeds are the highest offered by each of the fastest Internet providers in Alaska. The state coverage is their overall availability percentage for households in the state at any speed and the Fastest Internet Provider list is limited to companies with more than 2% overall coverage on a statewide basis. Most Internet providers do not offer their fastest speeds in all parts of their coverage area in the state. Try using our Internet Availability Comparison Form for a more accurate picture of what's availabile in your area.

Wired Internet Options in Alaska


Traditional telephone companies and TV service providers are the main internet service providers in Alaska and most other areas with wired broadband internet. While internet providers larger metro areas may have gigbit speeds and fiber optic infrastructure, copper-line infrastructure is primarily used in smaller centers and rural areas. Still, maximum speeds on older networks in can be as high as 2.0 Gbps for cable and less than 10 Mbps for DSL. In select areas with fiber, internet speeds can be as high as 1.0 Gbps. The top ISP's in Alaska include GCI, Matanuska Telecom Association and Fastwyre Broadband.

Among cable, DSL and fiber internet providers, these ISP's offer the best coverage in Alaska on a state-wide basis and in the cities they serve.


Top Wireless and Satellite Internet Providers in Alaska


Satellite internet service should be available anywhere as long as the user has a clear view of the sky, but in some areas, where satellite internet connection rates are already at capacity, service may be unavailable. Other wireless service provider coverage depends on density and location of ground-based infrastructure.

Company
Max Download Speed
Max Upload Speed
State Coverage
Check Plans & Availability
220 Mbps
25 Mbps
100%
150 Mbps
50 Mbps
17%
100 Mbps
100 Mbps
25%
100 Mbps
30 Mbps
3%
30 Mbps
3 Mbps
59%
less than 10 Mbps
less than 10 Mbps
16%

Top Internet Providers by Technology

Satellite Internet and Satellite TV Providers

HughesNet Starlink ViaSat DirecTV DISH

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