Find internet service and providers in Alaska
Overview of internet satisfaction and availability in Alaska
There are highs and lows to living in Alaska. Your state sport is dog mushing, and you can see the northern lights about 240 days of the year. Unfortunately though, you might have a difficult time getting fast and reliable internet. That’s not to say there isn’t any internet available, but only 38% of Alaskans have access to 100Mbps or faster of download speed. Surprisingly, there is fiber internet available in the state, but you’ll have a tough time finding it in the capital city of Anchorage with fiber only available to 12% of the city’s population. With availability in the Last Frontier, AT&T is truly a national provider. You can also find regional providers like Alaska Communications and TelAlaska.
Internet providers received an average satisfaction rating of 3.5 out of 5 stars from customers in Alaska.
That ranks Alaska 49th nationwide for internet customer satisfaction.Learn more about our methodology
Internet customer satisfaction in Alaska
$103.73 average price per payment for internet, per household
80.4% of the time, advertised speeds meet household needs
3.4/5 average customer service rating of internet services
3.5/5 average reliability rating of services state-wide
2.74 average people per household
$61,046 average income per household
39 average age per household
53% of population employed
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Best cities for internet in Alaska
Cities in Alaska with the fastest internet
Eagle River is the best city in Alaska for internet, shooting to the top of the list thanks to a combination of record-setting average download speeds, wide fiber-optic internet availability, and the presence of a reliable and well-rated internet provider. Anchorage and Fairbanks also earn top rankings, according to our data.
The most connected cities in Alaska
Anchorage is the most internet-connected city in Alaska. Anchorage makes it to the top of the list due to the high number of its residents who have access not only to high-speed internet, but also to fiber internet specifically. A large number of Anchorage's residents also have access to three or more internet providers—an uncommon number of options compared to the rest of the state. Wasilla also makes it to the top of our list.
HighSpeedInternet.com relies on proprietary and exclusive data to analyze the customer and provider trends presented on this page. We analyze millions of results from our speed test tool to determine average statewide speeds, fastest speeds, and availability. Our annual customer satisfaction survey provides us with data for developing the satisfaction rating. We also draw from data provided to us directly by internet providers to determine available tech types and average speeds.