Internet Providers in Metlakatla, Alaska

Most Popular Internet Providers in Metlakatla, Alaska:

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  • 1. Viasat
    100% Available
    100%

    Available

    Price Range:

    $49.99 - $199.99

    Speeds up to:
    50 Mbps
    Download
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    • Satellite
    • Internet Plans: 4
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 12-50mbps
    • Connection: Satellite
    • Price Range: $49.99 - $199.99
    • Contracts: 2 Years required
  • 2. HughesNet
    100% Available
    100%

    Available

    Price Range:

    $59.99 - $149.99

    Speeds up to:
    25 Mbps
    Download
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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
    Deal
    There are 4 active deals on select plans from this provider
  • 3. Alaska Power & Telephone
    96.2% Available
    96.2%

    Available

    Price Range:

    $59.95 - $299.95

    Speeds up to:
    25 Mbps
    Download
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    • DSL
    • Internet Plans: 5
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 6-25mbps
    • Connection: DSL
    • Price Range: $59.95 - $299.95
  • 1. AT&T Wireless
    100% Available
    100%

    Available

    Price Range:

    $50 - $75

    Speeds up to:
    10 Mbps
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    • Mobile Broadband
    • Internet Plans: 2
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 0-10mbps
    • Connection: Mobile Broadband
    • Price Range: $50 - $75
  • 2. GCI Wireless
    100% Available
    100%

    Available

    Price Range:

    $70 - $85

    Speeds up to:
    1.5 Mbps
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    • Deal
    • Mobile Broadband
    • Internet Plans: 2
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 0-1.5mbps
    • Connection: Mobile Broadband
    • Price Range: $70 - $85
    Deal
    There are 2 active deals on select plans from this provider

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Internet Access in Metlakatla, Alaska

Consumers will find 7 Internet service providers (ISPs) in Metlakatla. 2 of these are mobile providers.

For Metlakatla residents, there aren't any true broadband providers to speak of. (Defined as wired service capable of speeds meeting the FCC 25 Mbps and 3 Mbps upload performance benchmark.)

Keep in mind, since FCC availability data is collected biannually and only released six or more months after that, data shown here may have minor inaccuracies. This page incorporates direct provider reporting to help fix this problem.

DSL Internet providers connect customers to broadband services using telephone lines. This is why it is purchased through telecom companies that historically offered landline phone service. DSL (Digital Subscriber Line) Internet is available for 96.23 percent of the Metlakatla population. You can refer to the graphical tools below to get an idea of how provider-promised speeds align with real-world speed and throughput in the area.

Viasat Internet is the most common on the whole. They have Internet coverage for close to one hundred percent of the area. HughesNet, in contrast, has coverage for about close to one hundred percent of local residents. The top speed advertised for Viasat reaches 35 Mbps, while HughesNet offers up to 2 Mbps. Anything above 10 megabits per second (Mbps) will be sufficient to stream lower-quality video over WiFi, but is likely to become challenging for large households or high-bandwidth apps such as video conferencing, cloud apps, and etc. See the coverage maps below to see how Internet options compare on a granular level.

  • There are 6 internet providers in Metlakatla with 3 of those offering residential service
  • Metlakatla is the 147th most connected city in Alaska ahead of Craig, but behind Petersburg, Wrangell, Sitka, and Ketchikan.

Internet Statistics 2022

1,000 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 Metlakatla, Alaska

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB Availability
Viasat Internet 50 Mbps Satellite 2m 43s 100.0%
Alaska Power & Telephone 25 Mbps DSL 5m 27s 96.2%
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s 100.0%

Internet Provider Competition Map For Metlakatla

Metlakatla Internet Competition Map. Click for interactive map.
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Metlakatla is the 147th most connected city in Alaska ahead of Craig, but behind Petersburg, Wrangell, Sitka, and Ketchikan.

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

Approximately 2,000 people in Prince of Wales-Hyder 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 Prince of Wales-Hyder , approximately 2,000 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 Caps in Metlakatla

Internet providers have added data caps on home WiFi and Internet plans. Some ISPs in the area, including Alaska Power & Telephone, have plans with data caps. Data caps vary quite a bit. They typically can be anywhere from 250 Gigabytes up to one Terabyte or more. Data limits are generally very high, which means that they won't pose a problem for the majority of users. Alaska Power & Telephone customers in Metlakatla are advised to double check data limits while signing up. Don't assume them based on statements online.

Compare Metlakatla to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Metlakatla 4.9 Mbps 3 $3.95 ( + $0.00 )
New York 545.6 Mbps ( +540.7 Mbps ) 21 ( +18 ) $0.31 ( $0.00 )
Los Angeles 161.3 Mbps ( +156.4 Mbps ) 20 ( +17 ) $0.35 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 180.9 Mbps ( +176 Mbps ) 19 ( +16 ) $0.27 ( $0.00 )
Houston 186.6 Mbps ( +181.7 Mbps ) 26 ( +23 ) $0.24 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 179.1 Mbps ( +174.2 Mbps ) 10 ( +7 ) $0.36 ( $0.00 )