Internet Providers in Tok, AK

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Residential Internet Statistics for Tok, AK
Internet Providers: 4
Internet Plans: 5
Fastest Speed Available: 50 Mbps
Average Plan Price: $139.31

Internet Access in Tok, Alaska

Tok currently has two widely available Internet service providers: HughesNet and Alaska Power & Telephone. HughesNet is primarily a Satellite provider. They have download speeds up to 25 Mbps and coverage in practically one hundred percent of the city. Alaska Power & Telephone sells DSL. They have availability in 91 percent of the area.

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

Since FCC data is only collected biannually and only made public six months later, providers listed in the results below might not include the latest network expansions. We collect coverage data directly from many companies to help fix this issue.

DSL providers deliver broadband services using copper telephone infrastructure. This is why DSL is purchased through telecom companies that also offer phone service. DSL (standing for Digital Subscriber Line) Internet is available to 96.68 percent of Tok. See the data visualization tools on this page for insights into how the promised download speeds line up with real-world performancerecorded by local subscribers.

Fixed wireless plans from companies like AP&T Wireless connect their customers to as much as 3 Mbps using wireless hardware. See the map on this page to see broadband coverage at the census block level.

Internet Statistics 2021

1,000 People Only have access to 1 or fewer wired internet providers available at their address.

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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Tok, Alaska

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB
Copper Valley Telecom 50 Mbps DSL 2m 43s
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s
Alaska Power & Telephone 25 Mbps DSL 5m 27s

Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Tok, Alaska

  • Alaska Power & Telephone - DSL - 91.4% Availability in Tok - Speeds up to 25 Mbps
  • Copper Valley Telecom - DSL - 5.3% Availability in Tok - Speeds up to 50 Mbps
  • HughesNet - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Tok - Speeds up to 25 Mbps

Internet Provider Competition Map For Tok

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Tok is the 139th most connected city in Alaska behind North Pole, Eielson Afb, Valdez, Delta Junction, 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 3,000 people in Southeast Fairbanks 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 Southeast Fairbanks , approximately 7,000 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.

Tok Internet Providers Sometimes Have Data Caps

HughesNet and Alaska Power & Telephone both place data caps on some plans. Plan limits vary between packages. Data beyond the cap is usually available for an agreed upon price per gigabyte. Data caps have the largest effect on customers using their plan more than average. Streaming limit have been a contentious issue around the US, but do not impact the majority of Tok customers.

Internet access in Tok neighborhoods

Tok Internet access data can be found in the following specific neighborhoods: Mentasta Lake.

Summary Of Internet Providers In Tok

Provider Type Coverage Speed
Alaska Power & Telephone DSL 91.4%+ 25 Mbps
AP&T Wireless Fixed Wireless 11.0%+ 8 Mbps
Copper Valley Telecom DSL 5.3%+ 50 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 Mbps
GCI Communication Fiber 8.1%+ -- Mbps

Compare Tok to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Tok 13.3 Mbps 4 $3.80 ( + $0.00 )
New York 415.4 Mbps ( +402.1 Mbps ) 16 ( +12 ) $0.70 ( $0.00 )
Los Angeles 118.9 Mbps ( +105.6 Mbps ) 17 ( +13 ) $0.25 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 116.2 Mbps ( +102.9 Mbps ) 15 ( +11 ) $0.27 ( $0.00 )
Houston 127.4 Mbps ( +114.1 Mbps ) 23 ( +19 ) $0.27 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 127.6 Mbps ( +114.3 Mbps ) 8 ( +4 ) $0.37 ( $0.00 )