Internet Speeds in Anchorage, AK

There are 2 internet providers operating in Anchorage, the most popular being GCI Communication. GCI Communication offers cable internet service. In 43,764 recent tests, on average, we have been seeing 144 Mbps for download speeds and 18 Mbps for upload speeds for GCI Communication customers. In addition to GCI Communication, DSL, fiber and fixed wireless internet service is also available from Alaska Communications.

While these are the real speeds we have been seeing in our research, there are many factors that go into the actual download and upload speeds you will encounter.

Last updated on February 24, 2024
ProviderDownload SpeedUpload SpeedLatency
GCI Communication
Cable
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144 Mbps18 Mbps44 ms
Alaska Communications
DSL
Fiber
Fixed Wireless
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13 Mbps2 Mbps58 ms
* Data from speed tests taken in the last 3 months

Internet Providers in Anchorage, AK

GCI Communication

Cable

Download Speed

144Mbps

Upload Speed

18Mbps

Latency

44ms

Overview

GCI Communication is the most popular provider in Anchorage offering cable internet service. Users have been getting 144 Mbps for download speeds and 18 Mbps for upload speeds over 43,764 recent tests.

Performance Breakdown

GCI Communication has the fastest average download speed, the fastest average upload speed, and the lowest latency out of all of the providers in Anchorage. 32% of users saw download speeds between 250-500 Mbps, and 29% of users saw upload speeds between 10-25 Mbps.

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Recent GCI Communication Speed Tests in Anchorage

DateDownload SpeedUpload SpeedLatency
February 23, 2024167 Mbps51 Mbps35 ms
February 23, 2024346 Mbps57 Mbps46 ms
February 23, 202442 Mbps42 Mbps37 ms
February 23, 202467 Mbps1 Mbps109 ms
February 23, 2024401 Mbps11 Mbps42 ms
February 23, 20249 Mbps7 Mbps57 ms
February 23, 202493 Mbps87 Mbps96 ms
February 23, 2024425 Mbps39 Mbps38 ms
February 23, 20249 Mbps3 Mbps54 ms
February 23, 2024345 Mbps10 Mbps37 ms

Alaska Communications

DSL
Fiber
Fixed Wireless

Download Speed

13Mbps

Upload Speed

2Mbps

Latency

58ms

Overview

Alaska Communications is the 2nd most popular provider in Anchorage offering DSL, fiber and fixed wireless internet service. Users have been getting 13 Mbps for download speeds and 2 Mbps for upload speeds over 5,493 recent tests.

Performance Breakdown

Alaska Communications has the 2nd fastest average download speed, the 2nd fastest average upload speed, and the 2nd lowest latency out of all of the providers in Anchorage. 42% of users saw download speeds slower than 10 Mbps, and 59% of users saw upload speeds slower than 5 Mbps.

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Recent Alaska Communications Speed Tests in Anchorage

DateDownload SpeedUpload SpeedLatency
February 23, 202417 Mbps12 Mbps38 ms
February 23, 20247 Mbps1 Mbps64 ms
February 23, 202490 Mbps1 Mbps38 ms
February 23, 2024127 Mbps220 Mbps39 ms
February 23, 20241 Mbps1 Mbps1807 ms
February 23, 202410 Mbps1 Mbps60 ms
February 23, 20249 Mbps1 Mbps56 ms
February 23, 2024211 Mbps150 Mbps40 ms
February 23, 202445 Mbps42 Mbps112 ms
February 23, 202410 Mbps4 Mbps38 ms

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Frequently Asked Questions

What internet providers are available in Anchorage, AK?

GCI Communication and Alaska Communications currently operate in Anchorage.

What is the most popular internet provider in Anchorage, AK?

GCI Communication is currently the most popular internet provider in Anchorage based on the number of speed tests in the last 3 months.

What is the fastest internet provider in Anchorage, AK?

The fastest internet provider for you is going to differ based on your needs, and which providers actually serve your home. However, when it comes to the real speeds users in Anchorage are getting, GCI Communication provides the fastest download speeds and GCI Communication provides the fastest upload speeds.

Is there fiber internet in Anchorage, AK?

Alaska Communications provides fiber internet in Anchorage.