Internet providers in Alaska

Compare plans by city and ZIP code to find the best option in your area.

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Moving to or within Alaska? You may have a few internet options including cable, DSL, satellite and even fiber-optic internet depending on your address. Or if you aren’t moving, take a moment to compare your current internet service to other providers in your area to see if faster speeds or cheaper plans are available.

Click any of the cities listed below to compare Alaska internet services in that area, or find your city in the drop down menu below.

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Alaska internet providers comparison

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Alaska internet at a glance

Alaska residents may have fewer internet options than those in the lower 48, but that doesn’t mean there aren’t any quality broadband options available. In fact, 91% of Alaska residents have access to broadband speeds, and 65% likely have broadband options from three or more providers, according to the Federal Communications Commission (FCC). HughesNet and Viasat are also widely available in the state.

Most widely-available providers in Alaska

  • GCI: Available to 69% of Alaska. One of the fastest available internet providers with a 2 Gbps plan with unlimited data.
  • Alaska Communications: Offers 44% coverage and has the fastest plan in the state at 2.5 Gbps, unlimited data and no contracts.
  • Borealis Broadband: Coverage of 26% of the state with one static public IP address and high limits on metered service.

Fastest internet in Alaska

The fastest internet speeds are likely to come from cable or fiber-optic connections, but DSL and satellite internet technology can also deliver broadband speeds. Available speeds will vary by provider and location.

  • Alaska Communications: Fiber network with speeds ups to 2.5 Gigs
  • GCI: Cable and fiber network with speeds up to 2 Gigs
  • Matanuska Telephone Association: DSL network with speeds up to 125 Mbps
  • Borealis Broadband: Fixed broadband network with speeds up to 30 Mbps

Cheapest internet in Alaska

Internet plans are expensive in Alaska due to operating costs, but many providers have plans starting at less than $100/mo.

  • Borealis Broadband: $40.00/mo.* for up to 3 Mbps
  • Alaska Communications: $49.99/mo.* for up to 250 Mbps

Quality of internet access in Alaska

Nearly all areas of Alaska have access to the recommended minimum broadband speeds, with a smaller percentage able to access gigabit speeds:

  • Residents with broadband access (speeds at or over 25/3 Mbps): 91%
  • Residents with access to gigabit speeds (at or over 1000/100 Mbps): 1%
  • Average download speed in Alabama: 102 Mbps