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Internet providers in Anchorage, AK

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Anchorage, AK internet providers

Provider
Intelsat General Communications - -Cable99%
ALASKA COMMUNICATIONS $89.99 -DSL57%
AlasConnect $59.99 -DSL11%
AlasConnect $59.99 -Fiber-optic1.072%
HughesNet $59.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
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Anchorage internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in Anchorage is slightly higher than the rest of Alaska - 90%, and comparable to broadband coverage across the U.S. - 95%.

The vast majority of those living in the Anchorage area will have access to cable, which covers 99% of Anchorage residents. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 69% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 1.130% of those living in Anchorage.

There are five internet providers serving the Anchorage area, and 68.64% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Anchorage's five internet providers, prices start at $40 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in Anchorage

The largest internet providers in Anchorage are ALASKA COMMUNICATIONS, AlasConnect , and HughesNet bringing DSL and satellite options to Anchorage.

DSL internet from ALASKA COMMUNICATIONS is available to most Anchorage residents, covering 57% of households. Some will also have the option of DSL from AlasConnect , which covers 11% of the area. Anchorage’s third most-available internet provider, HughesNet, offers satellite to around 100% of Anchorage residents.

ALASKA COMMUNICATIONS DSL internet

Provider

ALASKA COMMUNICATIONS

Starting price*
$89.99/mo.
Max download speed

50 Mbps

Max upload speed

10 Mbps

Average availability

57%

DSL from ALASKA COMMUNICATIONS offers broadband to about half of households in Anchorage covering 57% of the area.

DSL internet from ALASKA COMMUNICATIONS uses telephone lines in Anchorage to deliver service, which often leads to lower prices and higher availability, though download speeds are likely to be slower than cable or fiber-optic internet.

Internet prices for ALASKA COMMUNICATIONS start at $89.99/mo.*, which is significantly higher than the average starting price for internet in Anchorage, $62.49.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, ALASKA COMMUNICATIONS offers download speeds up to 50 Mbps and upload speeds up to 10 Mbps in Anchorage. These download speeds are available to 57% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all Anchorage's providers, 25 Mbps.

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AlasConnect DSL internet

Provider

AlasConnect

Starting price*
$59.99/mo.
Max download speed

40 Mbps

Max upload speed

15 Mbps

Average availability

11%

DSL from AlasConnect offers broadband to a limited number of households in Anchorage covering 11% of the area.

DSL internet from AlasConnect uses telephone lines in Anchorage to deliver service, which often leads to lower prices and higher availability, though download speeds are likely to be slower than cable or fiber-optic internet.

Internet prices for AlasConnect start at $59.99/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Anchorage, $62.49.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, AlasConnect offers download speeds up to 40 Mbps and upload speeds up to 15 Mbps in Anchorage. These download speeds are available to 11% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all Anchorage's providers, 25 Mbps.

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HughesNet satellite internet

Provider
HughesNet
Starting price*
$59.99/mo.
Max download speed

25 Mbps

Max upload speed

3 Mbps

Average availability

100%

Satellite from HughesNet offers broadband to all households in Anchorage covering 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection in areas of Anchorage where other internet types may not be available, but service is likely to come with low monthly data allowances and high latency, making streaming binges and real-time online gaming impractical.

Internet prices for HughesNet start at $59.99/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Anchorage, $62.49.

HughesNet customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 25 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.40 per Mbps, lower than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Anchorage, $4.46.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, HughesNet offers download speeds up to 25 Mbps and upload speeds up to 3 Mbps in Anchorage. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all Anchorage's providers, 25 Mbps.

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Internet provider frequently asked questions

Intelsat General Communications is the fastest internet provider in Anchorage with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 99% of households in Anchorage. The next fastest internet provider in Anchorage is AlasConnect , offering download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps to 1.072% of the area.

Borealis Broadband offers the cheapest internet in Anchorage with plans starting at $40/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Anchorage, $62.49.

AlasConnect is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in Anchorage, covering 1.072% of the city.

Internet deals such as speed upgrades, promotional pricing, equipment perks and free installation are available from many internet providers. Bundling internet with TV and home phone is also a popular way to get a deal on internet.

There are benefits to using your own router vs. buying or renting one from your internet provider, such as lower monthly costs and more product options. If you choose to use your own router, keep in mind that your internet provider’s tech support may not be able to fully assist you with your personal router. Select providers may not give you the option to use your own router.

If you suspect your slow speeds are the result of your internet provider throttling your connection, the easiest way to determine if you’re being throttled is to perform two speed tests. Run the first test on your regular network, then run the second one on a VPN. If the two speeds are drastically different (and the VPN test was higher), your internet provider may be throttling your speeds.