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Broadband Internet in Alaska

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INTERNET ACCESS IN Alaska

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COVERAGE BY COUNTY

Alaska Interactive SVG Map showing broadband coverage by county.
60.8%
60.8% TERRESTRIAL BROADBAND COVERAGE
0.0%
0.0% POPULATION UNDERSERVED

23.1

51st

BROADBAND SPEEDS

79.8%

of Alaskans have access to wired broadband 25mbps or faster.

76.0%

of Alaskans have access to broadband 100mbps or faster.

75.1%

of Alaskans have access to 1 gigabit broadband.

WIRED COVERAGE

92.0%

of Alaskans have access to wireline service.

6.0%

of Alaskans have access to fiber-optic service.

79.3%

of Alaskans have access to cable service.

69.2%

of Alaskans have access to DSL service.

Largest Competing Providers In Alaska

Coverage by County in Alaska

County Name% Broadband Coverage
Aleutians East0.0%
Aleutians West0.0%
Anchorage99.2%
Bethel0.0%
Bristol Bay0.0%
Denali40.1%
Dillingham0.0%
Fairbanks North Star86.5%
Haines92.9%
Hoonah-Angoon25.6%
Juneau99.5%
Kenai Peninsula49.4%
Ketchikan Gateway99.0%
Kodiak Island86.5%
Lake and Peninsula0.0%
Matanuska-Susitna92.6%
Nome0.0%
North Slope0.0%
Northwest Arctic0.0%
Petersburg81.4%
Prince of Wales-Hyder0.0%
Sitka98.0%
Skagway97.7%
Southeast Fairbanks2.3%
Valdez-Cordova87.2%
Wade Hampton0.0%
Wrangell90.1%
Yakutat0.0%
Yukon-Koyukuk0.0%

Internet Speed in Top Alaska Cities

CityAvg. Download SpeedNo. of Providers
1.Anchorage27.9 MBPS12 Providers
2.Fairbanks19.3 MBPS9 Providers
3.Wasilla12.1 MBPS7 Providers
4.Juneau42.9 MBPS7 Providers
5.Eagle River20.5 MBPS9 Providers

Speeds for Major Providers in Alaska

ProviderAvg. Download Speed
Matanuska Telephone Association43.0 MBPS
GCI Communication25.2 MBPS
AP&T Wireless9.3 MBPS
AC Wireless5.4 MBPS
TelAlaska3.2 MBPS

GOV'T FUNDING

QUICK STATS

  • In total there are 73 internet providers in Alaska.
  • There are 148,000 people in Alaska without access to a wired connection capable of 25mbps download speeds.
  • There are 258,000 people in Alaska that have access to only one wired provider, leaving them no options to switch.
  • Another 60,000 people in Alaska don't have any wired internet providers available where they live.

Sources: Data collected via the FCC, NTIA, and other sources. For a full list of data sources please visit our data page.

Alaska CITIES

Average speed over time
Anchorage98.7%12 providers
Barrow0.0%5 providers
Bethel0.0%4 providers
Chugiak98.5%7 providers
Delta Junction3.4%8 providers
Eagle River99.3%9 providers
Fairbanks82.8%9 providers
Fort Wainwright100.0%10 providers
Homer51.8%6 providers
Jber99.4%10 providers
Juneau99.4%7 providers
Kenai61.4%8 providers
Ketchikan98.8%5 providers
Kodiak91.2%5 providers
Nome0.0%4 providers
North Pole96.2%9 providers
Palmer97.3%7 providers
Seward93.6%7 providers
Sitka98.0%5 providers
Soldotna58.9%7 providers
Unalaska0.0%6 providers
Valdez99.1%7 providers
Wasilla96.5%7 providers
Last Updated on 2/6/2020.