Even residents of the last American frontier need to contact civilization now and then. AT&T Alascom provides local and long-distance wired telephone services, wireless service, as well as data communication and wired and wireless Internet services, to residential and business customers throughout Alaska. The company's local telephone service is available in about half of the state, while its wireless and broadband networks connect Alaska's communities to the rest of the world. AT&T Alascom's additional services for businesses include high-bandwidth data connections, private lines, and audio- and videoconferencing. The company is a subsidiary of AT&T.