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Local Mission.
Global Vision.

Local Mission.
Global Vision.

The Most Diverse Network In Alaska

MTA is an Alaska-owned and operated telecom and tech co-op founded in 1953. We built the only all-terrestrial fiber
route from Alaska to Canada, then connected with Canadian carriers to expand the network to Seattle and Chicago. Our
customers and partners now have direct, diverse, and fast access to Chicago, Calgary, Seattle, and Portland.

The MTA Difference


Experience the lowest latency connectivity between Alaska and the Midwest — 20-30% lower at ~75 ms round-trip latency between Fairbanks and Chicago Cermak.


Deliver data faster and gain unmatched resiliency with access to Tier 1 peering in Seattle, Portland, Calgary, and Chicago.


Diversify your cloud connectivity with direct connections to Azure Government Cloud in Chicago or AWS in Calgary.

Protected Service

Secure your connection with diversity through primary and secondary routes or MPLS mesh Ethernet service on subsea and terrestrial routes.


Have confidence knowing you’re on the most geographically diverse network in and out of Alaska.

It's Simple

20-30% faster speed

with ~75 ms round-trip latency to Chicago.

Diverse cloud and internet

connections to four different Tier 1 regions.

Unmatched Resiliency

with diverse fiber route options, multiple regions, and POPs.

Get Connected

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Press Release

Large businesses and government entities that work between Alaska and the Lower 48 will have new options for operations, access to cloud providers

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