Internet Providers in Nuiqsut, Alaska

Most Popular Internet Providers in Nuiqsut, Alaska:

Showing 1 to 3 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:
    10 Mbps
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    • Fiber
    • DSL
    • Internet Plans: 1
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 1-10mbps
    • Connection: DSL and Fiber
    • Price Range: $129.99 - $129.99
    • Contracts: 1 Year required
  • 3. ASTAC
    100% Available


    Price Range:


    Speeds up to:
    1.5 Mbps
  • 1. GCI Wireless
    30.6% 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
    There are 2 active deals on select plans from this provider

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Internet Access in Nuiqsut, Alaska

HughesNet has the most coverage in Nuiqsut. ASTAC is also a common option.

The packages listed here are manually gathered by our data team. The 5 Internet packages displayed above are the most relevant of 0 broadband packages we've gathered in Nuiqsut to date.

Nuiqsut residents on average have more than one to choose from. That said, this number tends to rise and dip depending on the neighborhood. See the map on this page to discover competition changes around Nuiqsut.

When it comes down to choosing an broadband Internet provider, fiber Internet is the best option in Nuiqsut, for most customers. All Internet providers use fiber-optic cables to transmit data over long distances, but only true "Fiber to the Home" providers bring that fiber connection all the way to subscriber buildings. Other technologies in the listings above compete on pricing and flexibility rather than pure download and upload speeds.

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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Nuiqsut, Alaska

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB Availability
ASTAC 10 Mbps DSL and Fiber 13m 39s 100.0%
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s 100.0%

Internet Provider Competition Map For Nuiqsut

Nuiqsut Internet Competition Map. Click for interactive map.
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Nuiqsut is the 12th most connected city in Alaska ahead of Fort Wainwright and Kotzebue, but behind Barrow, North Pole, and Fairbanks.

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.

Fiber Availability: 100% of people living in Nuiqsut 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.

Approximately 100% of Nuiqsut residents are serviced by multiple wired providers.

This coverage statistic is based on a mix of FCC and private provider reporting in the past two quarters.

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 Around Nuiqsut

Data collected by our researchers suggests that many of the top providers currently use data caps on home broadband packages. Data caps are controversial since subscribers see caps as a tactic to discourage video streaming. Providers insist data caps are a necessary strategy as they struggle to manage network congestion. Either way, the issue is the same: streaming services, which can eat up 1–7GB/hour.

Compare Nuiqsut to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Nuiqsut 7 Mbps 4 $3.80 ( + $0.00 )
New York 545.6 Mbps ( +538.6 Mbps ) 21 ( +17 ) $0.31 ( $0.00 )
Los Angeles 161.3 Mbps ( +154.3 Mbps ) 20 ( +16 ) $0.35 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 180.9 Mbps ( +173.9 Mbps ) 19 ( +15 ) $0.27 ( $0.00 )
Houston 186.6 Mbps ( +179.6 Mbps ) 26 ( +22 ) $0.24 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 179.1 Mbps ( +172.1 Mbps ) 10 ( +6 ) $0.36 ( $0.00 )