Compare Gateway internet speeds to the national average
Gateway – Mbps
AK – 96 Mbps
U.S. – 123 Mbps
Gateway – Mbps
AK – 22 Mbps
U.S. – 44 Mbps
*Data sourced from M-LAB speed tests taken by real users in Gateway.
|Intelsat General Communications||-||-||Cable||93%|
|HughesNet||$64.99||25 - 25 Mbps||Satellite||100%|
*Pricing per month plus taxes for length of contract. Additional fees and terms may apply. Pricing varies by location and availability. All prices subject to change at any time. May or may not be available based on service address. As of Sep 23, 2022.Need help?
At 100%, broadband coverage in Gateway 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 Gateway area will have access to DSL, which covers 99% of Gateway residents. Cable internet is also an option for many, offering service to 93% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 49% of those living in Gateway.
There are three internet providers serving the Gateway area, and 92.56% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Gateway's three internet providers, prices start at $64.99 and available download speeds reach up to 25 Mbps.
The largest internet providers in Gateway are HughesNet bringing satellite options to Gateway.
Satellite internet from HughesNet is available to nearly all Gateway residents, covering 100% of households.
*Wireless speeds may vary. Pricing per month plus taxes for length of contract. Additional fees and terms may apply. Pricing varies by location and availability. All prices subject to change at any time. May or may not be available based on service address. As of Sep 23, 2022.
Satellite from HughesNet offers broadband to all households in Gateway covering 100% of the area.
HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection in areas of Gateway 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 $64.99/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Gateway, $64.99.
HughesNet customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 25 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.60 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Gateway, $2.60.
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 Gateway. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all Gateway's providers, 25 Mbps.
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HughesNet is the fastest internet provider in Gateway with download speeds up to 25 Mbps. These speeds are available to 100% of households in Gateway. The next fastest internet provider in Gateway is AlasConnect , offering download speeds up to null Mbps to 99% of the area.
HughesNet offers the cheapest internet in Gateway with plans starting at $64.99/mo. This is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Gateway, $64.99.
AlasConnect is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in Gateway, covering 34% of the city.
Take a speed test to see what download and upload speeds you are getting. For the best results, perform the test over a wired connection. View our speed test guide for a full breakdown of your results. If you want faster speeds, consider these tips for boosting internet speed, or shop for faster internet plans in your area.
Resetting your router and optimizing your router settings can give you an instant speed boost. Consider Wi-Fi extenders if your signal is weaker in certain areas of your home. Also, be sure to check your Wi-Fi network to see if there are any unknown devices or users connected that could be slowing your network.
The only broadband internet type that requires a phone line is DSL and dial-up, which use phone lines to deliver service. Other internet types, such as cable, fiber-optic and satellite, require no phone line for broadband service.