Internet Providers in Wrangell, AK

Residential Internet Statistics for Wrangell, AK
Internet Service Providers: 3
Plans Start From: $59.95
Top Download Speed: 2 Gbps
Fastest Connection Type: Cable

Top Internet Providers in Wrangell, Alaska:

Showing 1 to 4 Providers

  • 1. HughesNet
    100% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *25 Mbps
    • Satellite
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Satellite
    100% Available
  • 2. GCI
    91.3% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *2 Gbps
    • Cable
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Cable
    91.3% Available
  • 3. Alaska Power & Telephone
    85.2% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *25 Mbps
    • DSL
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • DSL
    85.2% Available
  • 4. AP&T Wireless
    64.8% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *8 Mbps
    • Fixed Wireless
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fixed Wireless
    64.8% Available
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Internet Access in Wrangell, Alaska

The most frequently available wired network options within Wrangell are Satellite networks and Cable networks. Our records show that Satellite has a practically one hundred percent territory, compared with Cable's 91.27 percent availability.

Alaska Power & Telephone is the third largest wired broadband provider in Wrangell by coverage area. They are available to 85 percent of residents. AP&T Wireless is also a common option — while fixed wireless Internet isn't as well-known as cable or DSL, it it offers similar speed and quality.

14.8 percent of Wrangell is still left with only one or zero options for broadband-quality Internet services. Accounting for all addresses in city limits, the average customer has 2-3 providers to choose from. In general, addresses that have better choices usually get reduced pricing as companies will often improve service to win subscribers.

Coverage from the most common providers, HughesNet and GCI Communication, in most cases, will overlap. As a result, the decision between HughesNet and GCI is a common one in Wrangell.

All the coverage statistics on this page comes from FCC data, which compels Internet providers in Wrangell to submit there coverage area data biannually. Using direct relationships with telecom companies, we are able to cross-validate this data in comparison to private data submitted by telecoms directly. Our speed averages are calculated from real-world speed tests from Wrangell from M-Labs.

  • There are 5 internet providers in Wrangell with 4 of those offering residential service
  • Wrangell is the 34th most connected city in Alaska ahead of Douglas, Sitka, Ketchikan, and Craig, but behind Petersburg.

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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Wrangell, Alaska

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB Availability
GCI Communication 2,000 Mbps Cable 4s 91.3%
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s 100.0%
Alaska Power & Telephone 25 Mbps DSL 5m 27s 85.2%

Internet Providers in Nearby Cities

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

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This data is calculated from FCC datasets which providers are legally required to supply twice a year. We further validate this data for accuracy.

Wrangell is the 34th most connected city in Alaska ahead of Douglas, Sitka, Ketchikan, and Craig, but behind Petersburg.

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

Approximately 200 people in Wrangell don't have access to any wired internet.

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This statistic is drawn from the population in census blocks not served by at least one wired broadband provider.

Approximately 85% of Wrangell residents are serviced by multiple wired providers.

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

In Wrangell , approximately 200 people do not have access to 25 Mbps wired broadband.

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25 Mbps download and 3 Mbps upload is the minimum speed for an Internet connection to be classified as “Broadband” by the FCC.

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Compare Wrangell to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Wrangell 89 Mbps 4 $0.70 ( + $0.00 )
New York 581.7 Mbps ( +492.7 Mbps ) 22 ( +18 ) $0.34 ( $0.00 )
Los Angeles 172.8 Mbps ( +83.8 Mbps ) 21 ( +17 ) $0.25 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 199.7 Mbps ( +110.7 Mbps ) 20 ( +16 ) $0.24 ( $0.00 )
Houston 202.2 Mbps ( +113.2 Mbps ) 27 ( +23 ) $0.25 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 196.5 Mbps ( +107.5 Mbps ) 11 ( +7 ) $0.39 ( $0.00 )