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Alaska Internet Access

Internet Connectivity in AK

^ An estimated 546,878 Alaska residents are connected to the Internet either at home, work, elsewhere or at multiple locations [1].

Internet Info in AK by City

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Internet Availability in AK

^ Collectively (all cities), 80% of all Alaska residents live in a household where Internet is available, which ranks 16th in the nation [2].

AK Internet Access

Alaska Internet Speeds

Landline Internet Speed in Alaska

  • Median Landline Internet speeds in AK [3]
    • Median download speed: 3.63 Mb/s
    • Median upload speed: 2.23 Mb/s
    • Maximum download speed: 10.52 Mb/s
    • Maximum upload speed: 4.53 Mb/s

Landline Internet Speed: Alaska vs. the U.S.

How Alaska landline Internet speeds compare to the rest of the nation [4].


Wireless Internet Speed in Alaska

  • Median Wireless Internet speeds in AK [3]
    • Median download speed: 1.37 Mb/s
    • Median upload speed: 0.47 Mb/s
    • Maximum download speed: 3.43 Mb/s
    • Maximum upload speed: 0.95 Mb/s

Wireless Internet Speed: Alaska vs. the U.S.

How Alaska wireless Internet speeds compare to the rest of the nation [4].


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Internet Service Providers (ISPs) in Alaska

Landline Internet Service Providers (ISPs) in AK

Internet Service Provider (ISP)Type of Internet Service OfferedMaximum advertised download speedMaximum advertised upload speed
Asymmetric DSL10 Mb/s - 25 Mb/s768 Kb/s - 1.5 Mb/s
Cable Modem50 Mb/s - 100 Mb/s3 Mb/s - 6 Mb/s

Wireless Internet Service Providers (ISPs) in AK

Internet Service Provider (ISP)Type of Internet Service OfferedMaximum advertised download speedMaximum advertised upload speed
Wireless10 Mb/s - 25 Mb/s3 Mb/s - 6 Mb/s
Wireless1.5 Mb/s - 3 Mb/s200 Kb/s - 768 Kb/s
Wireless1.5 Mb/s - 3 Mb/s768 Kb/s - 1.5 Mb/s

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Alaska Internet Statistics

Alaska Internet Connectivity

Alaska: 77% of residents are connected, with 31.3% of the population connected on multiple devices [1].


Connected to the Internet in Alaska


  • Alaska Internet Connectivity [1]
    • It is estimated that 546,878 Alaska residents are connected to the Internet either at home, work, or elsewhere, or they are connected at multiple locations.
    • It is estimated that 163,353 Alaska residents are not connected to the Internet at all. This includes not being connected at home, work, or elsewhere.

  • Alaska Internet Availability [2]
    • It is estimated that 568,185 Alaska residents live in a household where Internet is available.

Household Income in Alaska

Alaska: The median household income is $68,494; and 11% of households are below poverty level [6].


Alaska Internet Access Facts & ISP Statistics

Alaska Home Internet Speed

  • When comparing home (landline) and mobile Internet speeds in AK, median download speeds are 1 times higher for home (landline) & median upload speeds are 1.9 times higher for home (landline).
  • Home Internet Speeds in AK [5]
    • Median Home Download Speed: 2.6 Mb/s
    • Download Speed Range: 0.97 Mb/s - 4.99 Mb/s
    • Median Home Upload Speed: 0.47 Mb/s
    • Upload Speed Range: 0.26 Mb/s - 0.67 Mb/s
  • Mobile Internet Speeds in AK [5]
    • Median Mobile Download Speed: 1.37 Mb/s
    • Download Speed Range: 0.47 Mb/s - 3.43 Mb/s
    • Median Mobile Upload Speed: 0.47 Mb/s
    • Upload Speed Range: 0.24 Mb/s - 0.95 Mb/s

Alaska Internet Connectivity


  • Connected to the Internet in the state of Alaska [1]: 77% of AK residents are connected to the Internet in one or more locations on one or more devices.
    • The 77% mark ranks Alaska 5th in the nation in total Internet connectivity.
    • 26.2% of residents are connected to the Internet only at home.
    • 8.7% are not connected at home, but are connected elsewhere.
    • 10.8% are connected at home and elsewhere on one device.
    • 31.3% are connected at home and elsewhere on more than one device.
    • 23% are not connected to the Internet at all.

  • Alaska Internet Availability [2]
    • 80% of AK residents have access to the Internet at home.
    • This ranks Alaska 16th in the country.

Alaska Business Internet Speed Data

  • When comparing home and business Internet speeds in AK, median download speeds are 11.79 times higher for business & median upload speeds are 2.6 times higher for business.
  • Business Internet Speeds in AK [5]
    • Median Business Download Speed: 6.76 Mb/s
    • Download Speed Range: 3.06 Mb/s - 23.27 Mb/s
    • Median Business Upload Speed: 5.54 Mb/s
    • Upload Speed Range: 2.23 Mb/s - 11.68 Mb/s
  • Small Business Internet Speeds in AK [5]
    • Median Small Business Download Speed: 1.52 Mb/s
    • Download Speed Range: 0.96 Mb/s - 3.29 Mb/s
    • Median Small Business Upload Speed: 0.67 Mb/s
    • Upload Speed Range: 0.31 Mb/s - 1.23 Mb/s

Additional information about Alaska

About Alaska

Alaska has a population of approximately 710,231, which ranks 50th in the U.S. among all states. [6]

AK Internet Access

More about Alaska Internet Access

For more information about Alaska Internet Service Providers, or for additional resources regarding AK Internet service overall, visit Connected Nation.

More About Alaska

Of all residents in Alaska, 88% have a high school diploma or higher, and 24% have a bachelor's degree or higher [6].

Alaska Cities

ZIP Codes in AK


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References

1. ^ Bureau of Labor Statistics & Bureau of Census

2. ^ United States Census Bureau

3. ^ Federal Communications Commission (FCC)

4. ^ FCC & National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA)

5. ^ National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA)

6. ^ NTIA & U.S. Census Bureau