Internet Providers in Wrangell, Alaska

Most Popular Internet Providers in Wrangell, Alaska:

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  • 1. HughesNet
    100% Available
    100%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    25 Mbps
    Download
    3 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
    Deal
    There are 4 active deals on select plans from this provider
  • 2. GCI
    91.3% Available
    91.3%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    1000 Mbps
    Download
    50 Mbps
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    • Deal
    • Cable
    • Internet Plans: 4
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 100-1000mbps
    • Connection: Cable
    • Installation: Free installation.
    • Price Range: $74.99 - $174.99
    • Contracts: None required
    Deal
    There are 4 active deals on select plans from this provider
  • 3. Alaska Power & Telephone
    85.2% Available
    85.2%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    25 Mbps
    Download
    3 Mbps
    Upload
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    • DSL
    • Internet Plans: 5
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 6-25mbps
    • Connection: DSL
    • Price Range: $59.95 - $299.95
  • 4. 4. AP&T Wireless
    64.8% Available
    64.8%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    8 Mbps
    Download
    3 Mbps
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    • Fixed Wireless
    • Internet Plans: 4
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 4-8mbps
    • Connection: Fixed Wireless
    • Installation: Includes installation and equipment.
    • Price Range: $79.95 - $199.95
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  • 1. AT&T Wireless
    100% Available
    100%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    10 Mbps
    Download
    3 Mbps
    Upload
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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
    92.7% Available
    92.7%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    1.5 Mbps
    Download
    0.768 Mbps
    Upload
    View GCI Wireless Details
    • 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 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.

Internet Statistics 2021

300 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 Wrangell, Alaska

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB Availability
GCI Communication 1,000 Mbps Cable 8s 91.3%
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s 100.0%
Alaska Power & Telephone 25 Mbps DSL 5m 27s 85.2%

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

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.

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.

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.

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 and Wrangell Internet Providers

Both HughesNet and GCI have data caps on some or all packages. Package limits vary between plans. Data limits have the biggest effect on people who use their connection more than average. Streaming HD video consume as much as 3 Gigabytes per hour. 3GB/hr usually won't come close to a data cap in the 250–1,000GB range most common among wired providers. That said, 4K video is the biggest issue here with data caps. 4K video streaming eats up around 7 Gigabytes per hour.

Compare Wrangell to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Wrangell 99.4 Mbps 4 $0.82 ( + $0.00 )
New York 545.6 Mbps ( +446.2 Mbps ) 19 ( +15 ) $0.26 ( $0.00 )
Los Angeles 161.3 Mbps ( +61.9 Mbps ) 17 ( +13 ) $0.23 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 180.9 Mbps ( +81.5 Mbps ) 17 ( +13 ) $0.23 ( $0.00 )
Houston 186.6 Mbps ( +87.2 Mbps ) 24 ( +20 ) $0.23 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 179.1 Mbps ( +79.7 Mbps ) 9 ( +5 ) $0.30 ( $0.00 )