Internet Providers in Wales, Alaska

Most Popular Internet Providers in Wales, 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. TelAlaska
    100% Available


    Price Range:

    $65 - $125

    Speeds up to:
    25 Mbps
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    • DSL
    • Internet Plans: 3
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 4-25mbps
    • Connection: DSL
    • Price Range: $65 - $125
    • Contracts: 1 Year required

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Internet Access in Wales, Alaska

DSL Internet is the only major wired network type with widespread coverage in Wales proper. According to the latest data, it's available to near one hundred percent of the city. DSL reaches subscribers by telephone lines you see on telephone poles, which is why it comes from phone companies like TelAlaska.

100 percent of Wales residents have a single choice for home broadband.

HughesNet is currently the most common Internet option in Wales. near one hundred percent of the Wales area can get Internet service from them. TelAlaska is also a common option, providing near one hundred percent of the area with predominantly DSL Internet service. TelAlaska's fastest package in Wales is 4 megabits per second.

The Internet access data on this page is primarily sourced via FCC filings, and is confirmed using private data sources to provide more accurate resources than governmental websites. Speeds and pricing data is generated by our data analysis team, who gather tens of thousands of data points each year. We've catalogued 0 Wales Internet plans from 2014 to the present. There are 10 Internet deals currently on the market.

In summary, residents who for any reason can't access service from TelAlaska or HughesNet still have wireless and mobile LTE choices. View the map to explore local broadband competition. Speed test averages are visualized by provider so you can compare HughesNet and TelAlaska download averages.

Internet Statistics 2022

100 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 Wales, Alaska

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB Availability
TelAlaska 25 Mbps DSL 5m 27s 100.0%
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s 100.0%

Internet Provider Competition Map For Wales

Wales Internet Competition Map. Click for interactive map.
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Wales is the 181st most connected city in Alaska behind Barrow, Bethel, Dillingham, Nome, and Kotzebue.

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

Approximately 63 people in Nome 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 Nome , approximately 5,000 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 Cord Cutting Around Wales

Data collected by our researchers suggests that common ISPs in the area use data caps for their home Internet connections. Data caps are a public issue lately since customers view them as a tactic to limit "cord cutting". Providers explain that they are a necessary strategy as they struggle to manage network traffic. Either way, the problem is video streaming, which easily consumes anywhere from one to seven Gigabytes per hour.

Compare Wales to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Wales 15.7 Mbps 2 $3.87 ( + $0.00 )
New York 545.6 Mbps ( +529.9 Mbps ) 21 ( +19 ) $0.31 ( $0.00 )
Los Angeles 161.3 Mbps ( +145.6 Mbps ) 20 ( +18 ) $0.35 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 180.9 Mbps ( +165.2 Mbps ) 19 ( +17 ) $0.27 ( $0.00 )
Houston 186.6 Mbps ( +170.9 Mbps ) 26 ( +24 ) $0.24 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 179.1 Mbps ( +163.4 Mbps ) 10 ( +8 ) $0.36 ( $0.00 )