Internet Providers in Kaktovik, Alaska

Most Popular Internet Providers in Kaktovik, 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. ASTAC
    100% Available


    Price Range:

    $129.99 - $129.99

    Speeds up to:
    1 Mbps
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    • DSL
    • Internet Plans: 1
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 1-1mbps
    • Connection: DSL
    • Price Range: $129.99 - $129.99
    • Contracts: 1 Year required

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Internet Access in Kaktovik, Alaska

As it stands, DSL is the only wired network choice with widespread coverage in Kaktovik. As of the most current data, it's available to close to one hundred percent of the city. DSL service is delivered over phone lines. This is why it almost always is provided by phone operators like ASTAC.

Coverage from HughesNet and ASTAC, in general, will overlap. As you might expect, the choice between HughesNet and ASTAC is a common one in Kaktovik.

The plans displayed on this page are manually gathered by our data team. The 5 packages displayed above are the most relevant of 0 plans we've aggregated in Kaktovik to date.

For more info, explore the map below and use the zoom tools to navigate. The average amount of broadband competition is 1 providers covering each census block. This leaves 100 percent of residents with only one provider, or no coverage at all.

Internet Statistics 2022

200 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 Kaktovik, Alaska

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB Availability
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s 100.0%
ASTAC 1.0 Mbps DSL 2h 16m 32s 100.0%

Internet Provider Competition Map For Kaktovik

Kaktovik Internet Competition Map. Click for interactive map.
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Kaktovik is the 51st most connected city in Alaska behind Barrow, North Pole, Fairbanks, Eielson Afb, and Fort Wainwright.

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

Approximately 1,000 people in North Slope 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 North Slope , approximately 10,000 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.

Data Cap Issues and Video Streaming in Kaktovik

Data from our researchers suggests that some of the popular ISPs use data caps for their residential Internet plans. Data caps are disliked because customers view caps as a tactic for limiting streaming services. Providers explain that they are a necessary tool as they struggle to manage network traffic. Either way, the issue is the same: streaming services, which easily eats up 1–7GB/hr.

Compare Kaktovik to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Kaktovik 0 Mbps 2 $3.80 ( + $0.00 )
New York 545.6 Mbps ( +545.6 Mbps ) 21 ( +19 ) $0.31 ( $0.00 )
Los Angeles 161.3 Mbps ( +161.3 Mbps ) 20 ( +18 ) $0.35 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 180.9 Mbps ( +180.9 Mbps ) 19 ( +17 ) $0.27 ( $0.00 )
Houston 186.6 Mbps ( +186.6 Mbps ) 26 ( +24 ) $0.24 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 179.1 Mbps ( +179.1 Mbps ) 10 ( +8 ) $0.36 ( $0.00 )