Internet providers in Fairbanks, AK

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1. Viasat
99% available in Fairbanks
Connection:
Satellite
Download speeds up to
25Mbps
2. Alaska Communications
99% available in Fairbanks
Connection:
DSL
Download speeds up to
10Mbps
1. Viasat
99% available in Fairbanks
Connection:
Satellite
Download speeds up to
25Mbps
2. AlasConnect, Inc.
100% available in Fairbanks
Connection:
Wireless
Download speeds up to
768Kbps
3. Alaska Communications
98% available in Fairbanks
Connection:
DSL
Download speeds up to
25Mbps
1. AT&T
Available in Fairbanks
Connection:
Mobile
AT&T
4GLTE

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2. Sprint
Available in Fairbanks
Connection:
Mobile
Sprint
4GLTE

User Rating Info
3. T-Mobile
Available in Fairbanks
Connection:
Mobile
T-Mobile
4GLTE

User Rating Info

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How much internet speed do I need?

5+ Mbps

  • Regular browsing
  • Music streaming
  • Ideal for 1 person

10+ Mbps

  • HD video streaming
  • Casual gaming
  • Ideal for 1-2 people

20+ Mbps

  • Ultra HD streaming
  • Frequent gaming
  • Ideal for 2-4 people

40+ Mbps

  • Simultaneous HD streaming
  • Simultaneous gaming
  • Ideal for 4+

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What is the best internet provider in Fairbanks?

Internet Provider Types in Fairbanks


Cable

100%
Coverage


DSL

99%
Coverage

Internet Speed Availability in Fairbanks


3 Mbps

100%
Availability


10 Mbps

100%
Availability


25 Mbps

100%
Availability

Broadband Internet Availability

(Internet faster than 25 Mbps)

100%
Fairbanks
63%
Alaska
79%
USA

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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

Viasat offers internet at speeds up to 25 Mbps

Alaska Communications offers internet at speeds up to 10 Mbps

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Summary of Fairbanks internet providers

Provider Type Download speeds up to User Rating
Viasat Satellite 25 Mbps 2.0/5
Alaska Communications DSL 10 Mbps N/A

Availability and speeds displayed are not guaranteed and are subject to change.

Technology Type

DSL:

DSL provides internet service via phone cables and is up to ten times faster than dial-up service.

Cable:

Cable provides internet speeds faster than DSL through the same cables used for cable TV.

Satellite:

Satellite internet is widely available, but offers slower speeds due to a far-traveling signal.

Fiber:

Fiber relies on glass strands to relay digital code and is much faster than both DSL and cable.

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