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Internet Providers in Akiachak, Alaska
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Internet Access in Akiachak, Alaska
There are two broadband companies in Akiachak: HughesNet and UUI Internet. HughesNet mostly offers Satellite service. Their network offers download speeds up to 2 Mbps and availability for practically one hundred percent of the city. UUI Internet provides DSL, with availability in close to one hundred percent of the area.
The average home in Akiachak has 3 wired broadband service providers to choose from. 100% of the Akiachak area — 600 people in total — are limited to one or fewer choices for their Internet service provider. Regardless of other technologies on the market, such as LTE, cable and DSL broadband services almost always offer the most agreeable pricing for home use.
In terms of network technologies available across the area, we see that the most widespread wired Internet tech options are Satellite and DSL, with near one hundred percent and virtually one hundred percent respectively. DSL is transmitted by twisted copper telephone wires by companies such as UUI Internet that own copper phone lines. DSL underperforms when compared with all other major broadband services except dial-up.
The data on this page comes from FCC filings, and is validated using privatized databases to provide more useful resources than governmental websites. Speed and pricing data is sourced through our data analysis team, who gather tens of thousands of data points every year. There are 0 plans in Akiachak since 2014, with 16 Internet packages currently active.
Fixed wireless providers like GCI Internet can connect customers to 10 Mbps or more via direct wireless hardware. See the interactive map on the page below to compare how many options are available on a granular level.
Internet Statistics 2022
100.0% of consumers in Akiachak600 People Only have access to 1 or fewer wired internet providers available at their address.
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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Akiachak, Alaska
|Provider||Speed||Type||Time To Download 1 GB||Availability|
|UUI Internet||10 Mbps||DSL||13m 39s||100.0%|
|HughesNet||25 Mbps||Satellite||5m 27s||100.0%|
Internet Provider Competition Map For Akiachak
The “Connected” metric is a citywide average based on FCC data showing the density of broadband options at the census block level.
This statistic is drawn from the population in census blocks not served by at least one wired broadband provider.
25 Mbps download and 3 Mbps upload is the minimum speed for an Internet connection to be classified as “Broadband” by the FCC.
Data Caps Among Akiachak ISPs
HughesNet and UUI Internet both use data caps on some home Internet packages. The size of these caps may not be consistent from plan to plan. Data limits mean the most most to customers who use their broadband connection quite heavily. Streaming HD video use around 3 Gigabytes per hour. 3GB/hr usually isn't close to a cap in the average 250–1,000GB range common with residential providers. Data caps are controversial nationwide, but do not impact the majority of Akiachak customers.
Compare Akiachak to the 5 largest cities in the US
|City||Average Download Speed||Number of Providers||Average Cost per Mbps|
|Akiachak||1.5 Mbps||4||$3.80 ( + $0.00 )|
|New York||545.6 Mbps ( +544.1 Mbps )||21 ( +17 )||$0.31 ( $0.00 )|
|Los Angeles||161.3 Mbps ( +159.8 Mbps )||20 ( +16 )||$0.35 ( $0.00 )|
|Chicago||180.9 Mbps ( +179.4 Mbps )||19 ( +15 )||$0.27 ( $0.00 )|
|Houston||186.6 Mbps ( +185.1 Mbps )||26 ( +22 )||$0.24 ( $0.00 )|
|Philadelphia||179.1 Mbps ( +177.6 Mbps )||10 ( +6 )||$0.36 ( $0.00 )|