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Internet Providers in Buckland, Alaska
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Internet Access in Buckland, Alaska
The overall most common wired Internet options within Buckland are Satellite networks alongside DSL networks. Satellite reaches a virtually one hundred percent territory, compared with the close to one hundred percent DSL availability.
OTZ Telephone Cooperative is also a common Internet choice for Buckland. They offer DSL service available to near one hundred percent of the area.
100 percent of Buckland is currently without a choice for broadband Internet service. This isn't a shock seeing as market competition between providers is low. Addresses in the city usually have 1 choices for service, accounting for the entire population.
Keep in mind, since FCC data is processed biannually and only made public six months later, availability shown here may not be complete.
Viasat Internet is the most widespread Internet option on the whole, with coverage for practically one hundred percent of the area. HughesNet is available to close to one hundred percent of local residents. The top speed advertised for Viasat reaches 35 Mbps. HughesNet advertised as high as 2 Mbps. As a rule, any speed over 10 Mbps is enough for streaming lower-quality videos to devices on WiFi. However, it may become challenging for large households or bandwidth-intensive services such as Skype, cloud apps, and etc. You can explore our coverage maps on this page to compare broadband options on a granular level.
Internet Statistics 2022
100.0% of consumers in Buckland400 People Only have access to 1 or fewer wired internet providers available at their address.
This data is calculated from FCC datasets which providers are legally required to supply twice a year. We further validate this data for accuracy.
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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Buckland, Alaska
|Provider||Speed||Type||Time To Download 1 GB||Availability|
|Viasat Internet||50 Mbps||Satellite||2m 43s||100.0%|
|HughesNet||25 Mbps||Satellite||5m 27s||100.0%|
|OTZ Telephone Cooperative||6 Mbps||DSL||22m 45s||100.0%|
Internet Provider Competition Map For Buckland
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 in Buckland
ISPs have been moving to add data limits for their home WiFi and broadband packages recently. Some Internet providers in the area — OTZ included — have data caps. Data caps vary quite a bit. They typically run from 250 Gigabytes to a Terabyte. Most residential Internet data caps are very high, which means that they don't pose an issue for most users. OTZ customers in Buckland should verify data caps when signing up, and not assume them based on advertisements.
Compare Buckland to the 5 largest cities in the US
|City||Average Download Speed||Number of Providers||Average Cost per Mbps|
|Buckland||20.7 Mbps||3||$3.80 ( + $0.00 )|
|New York||545.6 Mbps ( +524.9 Mbps )||21 ( +18 )||$0.31 ( $0.00 )|
|Los Angeles||161.3 Mbps ( +140.6 Mbps )||20 ( +17 )||$0.35 ( $0.00 )|
|Chicago||180.9 Mbps ( +160.2 Mbps )||19 ( +16 )||$0.27 ( $0.00 )|
|Houston||186.6 Mbps ( +165.9 Mbps )||26 ( +23 )||$0.24 ( $0.00 )|
|Philadelphia||179.1 Mbps ( +158.4 Mbps )||10 ( +7 )||$0.36 ( $0.00 )|