Internet Providers in Atka, Alaska

Most Popular Internet Providers in Atka, Alaska:

Showing 1 to 2 Providers

  • 1. HughesNet
    100% Available


    Price Range:

    $59.99 - $149.99

    Speeds up to:
    25 Mbps
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    • Deal
    • Satellite
    • Internet Plans: 4
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 25-25mbps
    • Connection: Satellite
    • Installation: Includes lease set-up fee. Standard installation is free.
    • Price Range: $59.99 - $149.99
    • Contracts: 2 Years required
    There are 4 active deals on select plans from this provider
  • 2. GCI Internet
    100% Available


    Price Range:

    $59.99 - $79.99

    Speeds up to:
    1 Mbps
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    • Deal
    • Fixed Wireless
    • Internet Plans: 2
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 0.512-1mbps
    • Connection: Fixed Wireless
    • Installation: Free installation.
    • Price Range: $59.99 - $79.99
    • Contracts: None required
    There are 2 active deals on select plans from this provider

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Internet Access in Atka, Alaska

The main wired Internet choice in Atka is HughesNet. They offer broadband service in near one hundred percent of Atka.

The data on this page comes from FCC filings. Then, it's validated using private data sources and direct provider reporting to create more detailed results than governmental websites. Speed and pricing data is sourced by our research and analysis division, who collect thousands of plans each year.

100 percent of households (61 residents total) have only one option for wired Internet service, or in some cases, none.

Looking at network options, Satellite is the only major wired broadband option. Providers like HughesNet that offer Satellite offerings have a pricing and quality advantage over wireless technologies like satellite. Overall, wired service has higher bandwidth, so it can service more addresses for a more reasonable cost. Satellite is also a better pick for streaming video, since it usually has higher data limits.

To summarize, wired broadband services are limited in Atka. However, consumers will find some smaller providers like GCI Internet with wireless service in the area. The map below shows how broadband scarcity affects Atka at the census block level, and the speed test data gives an estimate of provider performance.

  • There are 3 internet providers in Atka with 2 of those offering residential service
  • Atka is the 129th most connected city in Alaska ahead of Nome, but behind Bethel, Kodiak, Dillingham, and Homer.

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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Atka, Alaska

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB Availability
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s 100.0%

Internet Provider Competition Map For Atka

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Atka is the 129th most connected city in Alaska ahead of Nome, but behind Bethel, Kodiak, Dillingham, and Homer.

The “Connected” metric is a citywide average based on FCC data showing the density of broadband options at the census block level.

Approximately 800 people in Aleutians West don't have access to any wired internet.

This statistic is drawn from the population in census blocks not served by at least one wired broadband provider.

In Aleutians West , approximately 4,000 people do not have access to 25 Mbps wired broadband.

25 Mbps download and 3 Mbps upload is the minimum speed for an Internet connection to be classified as “Broadband” by the FCC.

Wireless and Video Streaming

Not all fixed wireless outfits have data limits, however it's much more common with any wireless type of service than found with wired providers. This is reasonable, since wireless is trickier to manage. With fixed wireless, a subscriber uploading and downloading 4K video 24/7 can suck up the bandwidth another customer receives. Potential subscribers should confirm the data cap before they sign up with local providers like GCI Internet and consider a separate TV plan.

Compare Atka to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Atka 0.4 Mbps 2 $3.80 ( + $0.00 )
New York 545.6 Mbps ( +545.2 Mbps ) 21 ( +19 ) $0.31 ( $0.00 )
Los Angeles 161.3 Mbps ( +160.9 Mbps ) 20 ( +18 ) $0.35 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 180.9 Mbps ( +180.5 Mbps ) 19 ( +17 ) $0.27 ( $0.00 )
Houston 186.6 Mbps ( +186.2 Mbps ) 26 ( +24 ) $0.24 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 179.1 Mbps ( +178.7 Mbps ) 10 ( +8 ) $0.36 ( $0.00 )