Broadband Service in Idaho

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INTERNET ACCESS IN Idaho

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COVERAGE BY COUNTY

Idaho Interactive SVG Map showing broadband coverage by county.
82%
82% BROADBAND COVERAGE
21%
21% POPULATION UNDERSERVED

19.9

37th

BROADBAND SPEEDS

82.3%

of Idahoans have access to wired broadband 25mbps or faster.

69.8%

of Idahoans have access to broadband 100mbps or faster.

60.8%

of Idahoans have access to 1 gigabit broadband.

WIRED COVERAGE

93.8%

of Idahoans have access to wireline service.

22.9%

of Idahoans have access to fiber-optic service.

78.4%

of Idahoans have access to cable service.

89.7%

of Idahoans have access to DSL service.

WIRELESS COVERAGE

99.4%

of Idahoans have access to mobile broadband service.

93.1%

of Idahoans have access to fixed wireless service.

Top 5 Fastest cities in Idaho

CityAvg. Download SpeedNo. of Providers
1.Eagle39.8 MBPS19 Providers
2.Star33.6 MBPS17 Providers
3.Twin Falls30.9 MBPS15 Providers
4.Nampa30.3 MBPS18 Providers
5.Idaho Falls29.3 MBPS17 Providers

Speeds for Major Providers in Idaho

ProviderAvg. Download Speed
Cable ONE38.0 MBPS
CenturyLink11.6 MBPS
Frontier Communications5.1 MBPS
SafeLink Internet3.0 MBPS
SpeedyQuick Networks1.6 MBPS

GOV'T FUNDING

  • Since 2010, LINK Idaho has been awarded $4,486,214 in federal grants for Idaho's Broadband Initiative.
  • Another $8,169,716, accounting for 0.2% of all federal infrastructure grants, was awarded to broadband infrastructure projects in Idaho.
  • Since 2011, access to a wired connection of at least 10mbps has improved from 76.8% to 89.4% of Idahoans.

QUICK STATS

  • In total there are 140 internet providers in Idaho.
  • There are 296,000 people in Idaho without access to a wired connection capable of 25mbps download speeds.
  • There are 245,000 people in Idaho that have access to only one wired provider, leaving them no options to switch.
  • Another 103,000 people in Idaho don't have any wired internet providers available where they live.

Sources: Data collected via the FCC, NTIA, and other sources. For a full list of data sources please visit our data page.

Idaho CITIES

Average speed over time
Boise98.8%24 providers
Caldwell85.4%17 providers
Coeur D Alene94.7%20 providers
Idaho Falls99.9%17 providers
Lewiston96.8%14 providers
Meridian97.8%20 providers
Nampa93.4%18 providers
Pocatello92.5%13 providers
Post Falls96.0%16 providers
Rexburg99.5%15 providers
Twin Falls95.0%15 providers
Last Updated on 11/30/2017.

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