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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.
80%
80% BROADBAND COVERAGE
23%
23% POPULATION UNDERSERVED

21.2

44th

BROADBAND SPEEDS

81.0%

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

76.0%

of Alaskans have access to broadband 100mbps or faster.

73.9%

of Alaskans have access to 1 gigabit broadband.

WIRED COVERAGE

94.1%

of Alaskans have access to wireline service.

5.3%

of Alaskans have access to fiber-optic service.

79.3%

of Alaskans have access to cable service.

91.2%

of Alaskans have access to DSL service.

WIRELESS COVERAGE

91.2%

of Alaskans have access to mobile broadband service.

48.9%

of Alaskans have access to fixed wireless service.

Largest Competing Providers In Alaska

Top 5 Fastest cities in Alaska

CityAvg. Download SpeedNo. of Providers
1.Juneau40.7 MBPS6 Providers
2.Anchorage25.6 MBPS11 Providers
3.Ninilchik24.2 MBPS5 Providers
4.Valdez22.9 MBPS6 Providers
5.Eielson Afb20.9 MBPS8 Providers

Speeds for Major Providers in Alaska

ProviderAvg. Download Speed
Matanuska Telephone Association25.7 MBPS
GCI Communication21.5 MBPS
AP&T Wireless8.9 MBPS
AC Wireless5.4 MBPS
TelAlaska3.7 MBPS

GOV'T FUNDING

QUICK STATS

  • In total there are 73 internet providers in Alaska.
  • There are 143,000 people in Alaska without access to a wired connection capable of 25mbps download speeds.
  • There are 127,000 people in Alaska that have access to only one wired provider, leaving them no options to switch.
  • Another 44,000 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%11 providers
Barrow0.0%5 providers
Bethel0.0%4 providers
Chugiak97.6%7 providers
Delta Junction3.4%8 providers
Eagle River99.3%8 providers
Fairbanks86.1%9 providers
Fort Wainwright100.0%9 providers
Homer53.2%6 providers
Jber99.4%8 providers
Juneau99.4%6 providers
Kenai61.4%6 providers
Ketchikan98.8%5 providers
Kodiak91.2%5 providers
Nome0.0%4 providers
North Pole96.9%9 providers
Palmer97.3%6 providers
Seward93.6%6 providers
Sitka98.0%5 providers
Soldotna58.9%5 providers
Unalaska0.0%6 providers
Valdez99.1%6 providers
Wasilla94.6%6 providers
Last Updated on 3/6/2019.

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