Internet Providers in Gakona, Alaska

Most Popular Internet Providers in Gakona, Alaska:

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  • 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. Copper Valley Telecom
    77.4% Available


    Price Range:

    $50 - $99

    Speeds up to:
    1000 Mbps
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    • Fiber
    • DSL
    • Internet Plans: 3
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 50-1000mbps
    • Connection: DSL and Fiber
    • Installation: Includes installation.
    • Price Range: $50 - $99

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Internet Access in Gakona, Alaska

Internet service availability and competition in the Gakona area is below average. 87.6 percent of local addresses have only one (or fewer) options for service. In terms of connectivity, Gakona ranks 107th of 0 communities within Alaska.

The data on this page comes via FCC filings specific to the area, and is against private databases to create more accurate resources than is available from government websites. Information on speeds and pricing of individual broadband plans is sourced by our data analysis team, who collect tens of thousands of data points each year.

Mobile access is available around the area through providers such as Copper Valley Telecom and AT&T Wireless. Aside from home Internet, there are 2 providers within the area with enterprise-level subscriptions such as T1. We list all providers with business packages on their website, although some providers sell both residential and business Internet.

Taking a look now at network tech with significant infrastructure already built across the area, the most frequently available physical wire Internet technology types are Satellite and DSL and Fiber, with near one hundred percent and 77.36% respectively.

HughesNet is the most frequently available provider overall. They have Internet coverage for close to one hundred percent of Gakona residents. Copper Valley Telecom is available for about 77 percent of the population. The top speed recorded for HughesNet is 25 Mbps. Copper Valley Telecom offers up to 50 Mbps. In general, anything over 10 Mbps will be sufficient for streaming SD video to devices on WiFi, but becomes an issue for multiple users or high-bandwidth services like Google Hangouts and multiplayer gaming. Refer to the Internet coverage maps on this page to compare broadband options on a granular level.

Internet Statistics 2022

500 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 Gakona, Alaska

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB Availability
Copper Valley Telecom 1,000 Mbps DSL and Fiber 8s 77.4%
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s 100.0%

Internet Provider Competition Map For Gakona

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Gakona is the 107th most connected city in Alaska behind Delta Junction, Eielson Afb, Valdez, Cordova, and Palmer.

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

Approximately 600 people in Valdez-Cordova 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.

Fiber Availability: 12% of people living in Gakona have residential fiber service available to them.

Fiber coverage data is sourced from FCC Form 477 filings and cross-validated through BroadbandNow with private datasets and direct provider reporting.

In Valdez-Cordova , approximately 1,000 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.

Compare Gakona to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Gakona 23 Mbps 3 $1.09 ( + $0.00 )
New York 545.6 Mbps ( +522.6 Mbps ) 21 ( +18 ) $0.31 ( $0.00 )
Los Angeles 161.3 Mbps ( +138.3 Mbps ) 20 ( +17 ) $0.35 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 180.9 Mbps ( +157.9 Mbps ) 19 ( +16 ) $0.27 ( $0.00 )
Houston 186.6 Mbps ( +163.6 Mbps ) 26 ( +23 ) $0.24 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 179.1 Mbps ( +156.1 Mbps ) 10 ( +7 ) $0.36 ( $0.00 )