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Internet Providers in Basalt, Idaho
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Internet Access in Basalt, Idaho
Information below is calculated from the FCC's bi-annual provider territory reporting. We leverage direct reporting from providers and other privatized datasets to further validate and enhance the information. Plan and pricing information shown here is collected by our data analysis division. Locally, we've analyzed 225 bundled broadband plans in Basalt. FCC broadband coverage data is updated twice a year. However, it generally is available to BroadbandNow up to six months ahead of FCC releases for the major providers.
Viasat Internet as well as HughesNet can also provide Internet service in Basalt, with significant overlap in some blocks.
Coverage from CenturyLink and Rise Broadband, as a rule, will overlap. As a result, the choice between CenturyLink and Rise Broadband is a common one in Basalt.
Households in Basalt on average have more than one Internet providers available to them. The mapping tool on this page illustrates broadband competition shifts around Basalt.
The takeaway here is that Basalt's broadband infrastructure conforms with a similar pattern to other US metro areas: widespread availability of cable and DSL, with the catch that a majority of residences are limited to a single provider for subscribing to either service. This pattern has a logical cause. Broadband providers are former cable television and landline telephone companies, and use already connected networks on telephone poles for delivering broadband Internet service.
- There are 12 internet providers in Basalt with 8 of those offering residential service
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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Basalt, Idaho
|Provider||Speed||Type||Time To Download 1 GB||Availability|
|Sparklight (formerly Cable One)||1,000 Mbps||Cable||8s||99.4%|
|Rise Broadband||50 Mbps||Fixed Wireless||2m 43s||100.0%|
|Viasat Internet||50 Mbps||Satellite||2m 43s||100.0%|
|HughesNet||25 Mbps||Satellite||5m 27s||100.0%|
|Direct Communications||250 Mbps||Cable||32s||11.2%|
|CenturyLink||100 Mbps||DSL||1m 21s||100.0%|
Internet Provider Competition Map For Basalt
This statistic is drawn from the population in census blocks not served by at least one wired broadband provider.
This coverage statistic is based on a mix of FCC and private provider reporting in the past two quarters.
25 Mbps download and 3 Mbps upload is the minimum speed for an Internet connection to be classified as “Broadband” by the FCC.