Fairbanks Residential Internet Coverage
Fairbanks is the second largest city in Alaska. Nearly 12% of the population are members of the armed forces. Among civilians, 16% work in retail. Fairbanks residents tend be well-educated and upper-middle class. Residents rely on their internet connection to connect with loved ones deployed overseas, connect with their community and follow what's happening in the lower 48 states. Compared with just 63% of Alaska, 100% of Fairbanks residents can access high speed internet.
Connection options in Fairbanks are severely limited. DSL and fiber optics are not available in Fairbanks. GCI Communications Corp. provides cable internet to 100% of area homes. For users who prefer not to use cable internet, satellite internet from HughesNet is also available.
Commercial users in Fairbanks have the same options as residents.
Fastest Internet Service Providers in Fairbanks
Alaska Communications offers internet at speeds up to 250 Mbps
Viasat offers internet at speeds up to 25 Mbps
AlasConnect, Inc. offers internet at speeds up to 768 Kbps