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Gateway internet service at a glance
Fastest advertised download speeds
Provider: General Communication, Inc.
people have access to broadband internet of any type
1 provider - 99.80%
2 providers - 92.56%
3 providers - 0%
4+ providers - 0%
Most available internet technology
Cable - 93%
DSL - 99%
Fiber - 34%
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 34% 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 $59.99 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.See all providers
Top high-speed internet providers in Gateway
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.
HughesNet satellite internet
*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. Speeds may vary. As of Mar 10, 2020.
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 $59.99/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Gateway, $59.99.
HughesNet customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 2 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $30.00 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Gateway, $30.00.
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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|Matanuska Telephone Association, Inc.||-||-||DSL||99%|
|General Communication, Inc.||-||-||Cable||93%|
|Matanuska Telephone Association, Inc.||-||-||Fiber-optic||34%|
|HughesNet||$59.99/mo.||2 - 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 Mar 10, 2020.Need help?
Internet provider frequently asked questions
What’s the fastest internet provider in Gateway?
General Communication, Inc. is the fastest internet provider in Gateway with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 93% of households in Gateway. The next fastest internet provider in Gateway is Matanuska Telephone Association, Inc., offering download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps to 34% of the area.
What’s the cheapest internet provider in Gateway?
HughesNet offers the cheapest internet in Gateway with plans starting at $59.99/mo. This is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Gateway, $59.99.
Is fiber internet available in Gateway?
Matanuska Telephone Association, Inc. is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in Gateway, covering 34% of the city.
What are my internet options?
Available providers vary by address, but your location is likely serviceable for cable and DSL internet. Fiber internet may also be an internet option, but this technology is typically found in larger cities. Those living in rural areas not serviceable for cable, DSL or fiber internet may find satellite or fixed wireless internet to be their only options.
What’s the best internet provider in my area?
Fiber internet providers are likely to offer the fastest, most consistent speeds for the money. Cable internet providers can also deliver fast speeds, up to 100 Mbps and higher, but are more vulnerable to slowed speeds during peak usage times. If you’re shopping for cheap internet, a DSL provider may be the best option for your household.