Internet Providers in Alaska

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Alaska is also known for its vast wilderness, world-class fishing, the Iditarod, and rich cultural heritage. And because of the remote areas and harsh weather, not all Alaska residents have access to a broadband internet provider. Enter your city below to find the best internet plans and prices near you.

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Internet Coverage in Alaska


providers available


can access a broadband service


of the population has speeds of 100+ Mbps


of the population has speeds of 250+ Mbps


of the population has speeds of 1000+ Mbps

State coverage by connection type


Fiber access


Cable access


DSL access


Satellite access

ProviderAverage Download SpeedMax Download SpeedServiceability %Connection Types
Viasat35 Mbps35 Mbps35%Satellite
HughesNet10 Mbps25 Mbps58%Satellite
Average Download Speed35 Mbps
Max Download Speed35 Mbps
Serviceability %35%
Connection TypesSatellite
Average Download Speed10 Mbps
Max Download Speed25 Mbps
Serviceability %58%
Connection TypesSatellite

Data Sourced: 08/05/22

Top Providers in Alaska

  • Built-in WiFi
  • No hard data limits
  • Price-lock guarantee
  • Unlimited standard data
  • Price-lock guarantee
  • Fast solution for rural areas
  • Unlimited data
  • Free equipment rental
  • No contract required

Alaska Internet at a Glance

In Alaska, only about 90% of residents have access to one internet provider. You’ll find that satellite internet is the most accessible internet connection type in the state. The average internet speed in Alaska is very low at 57 Mbps.

This is adequate for normal internet activities, such as browsing and working from home, but it may not be enough for using popular streaming services or online gaming speeds. Although somewhat limited in Alaska, fiber internet is growing in availability as providers upgrade their networks. To find and compare affordable providers near you, enter your zip code here.


  • Good variety of satellite plans available
  • Access to various regional and local providers


  • Limited access to broadband internet
  • Average internet speed is very low

All Internet Providers in Alaska

ProviderStarting PriceMax Download SpeedData CapsCheck Availability
Viasat$64.99/mo. – $169.99/mo.25 Mbps – 150 MbpsNoCheck Availability
HughesNet$44.99/mo.25 MbpsNoCheck Availability
Starting Price$64.99/mo. – $169.99/mo.
Max Download Speed25 Mbps – 150 Mbps
Data CapsNo
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Starting Price$44.99/mo.
Max Download Speed25 Mbps
Data CapsNo
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Alaska Internet FAQs

Alaska has multiple internet service providers available. Based on coverage, the best provider in the state is HughesNet internet.

There are 2 internet providers in Alaska. Enter your zip code here to find the best internet options in your area.

Where available, Viasat internet offers the fastest speeds in Alaska, reaching speeds up to 5 Gbps where available.

Yes, Alaska Communications provides fiber internet access with top speeds reaching 2.5 Gbps where available.