Internet Providers in Bliss, ID

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Residential Internet Statistics for Bliss, ID
Internet Providers: 6
Internet Plans: 3
Fastest Speed Available: 940 Mbps
Average Plan Price: $55

Internet Access in Bliss, Idaho

DSL Internet is the only major wired network option that has meaningful availability at addresses in Bliss. According to our latest data, it's available to 60.47 percent of residents. DSL reaches subscribers through telephone wires. This is the reason DSL often comes from traditional phone companies, such as CenturyLink.

According to recent FCC reporting, 86.75 percent of residents (700 residents total) are limited to only one choice for home broadband.

CenturyLink is a common alternative. They offer a top speed of 60 Mbps. Wired Internet isn't the only choice for Internet for residents of Bliss. fixed wireless companies such as SafeLink Internet are able to offer 25 Mbps over wireless hardware. There are also 4 providers in Bliss marketing enterprise-level services like T1. We list every provider with business services on their website, although some providers offer both home and business Internet.

The broadband access data listed here is sourced from provider coverage reports, and is confirmed through privatized databases to provide more detailed resources than can be accessed through the FCC directly. Information about speed and pricing of listed Internet plans is sourced by manually collecting thousands of plans annually. We've analyzed 240 Bliss Internet plans since 2014, with 27 Internet or bundled packages currently marketed.

According to the most recent FCC data, Viasat Internet and HughesNet are the largest Internet providers in Bliss so far as coverage area. As the interactive maps below show, the more common companies often compete at addresses around Bliss.

Internet Statistics 2021

700 People Only have access to 1 or fewer wired internet providers available at their address.

This data is calculated from FCC datasets which providers are legally required to supply twice a year. We further validate this data for accuracy.

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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Bliss, Idaho

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB
CenturyLink 100 Mbps DSL 1m 21s
Viasat Internet 50 Mbps Satellite 2m 43s
Rise Broadband 50 Mbps Fixed Wireless 2m 43s
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s
CenturyLink Fiber Gigabit 940 Mbps Fiber 8s

Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Bliss, Idaho

  • CenturyLink - DSL - 60.5% Availability in Bliss - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
  • Rise Broadband - Fixed Wireless - 44.0% Availability in Bliss - Speeds up to 50 Mbps
  • CenturyLink Fiber Gigabit - Fiber - 13.8% Availability in Bliss - Speeds up to 940 Mbps
  • Viasat - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Bliss - Speeds up to 50 Mbps
  • HughesNet - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Bliss - Speeds up to 25 Mbps

Internet Provider Competition Map For Bliss

Bliss Internet Competition Map. Click for interactive map.
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Bliss is the 67th most connected city in Idaho ahead of Gooding, Buhl, Hagerman, Wendell, and Shoshone.

The “Connected” metric is a citywide average based on FCC data showing the density of broadband options at the census block level.

Approximately 3,000 people in Gooding County don't have access to any wired internet.

This statistic is drawn from the population in census blocks not served by at least one wired broadband provider.

Fiber Availability: 14% of people living in Bliss have residential fiber service available to them.

Fiber coverage data is sourced from FCC Form 477 filings and cross-validated through BroadbandNow with private datasets and direct provider reporting.

In Gooding County, approximately 6,000 people do not have access to 25 Mbps wired broadband.

25 Mbps download and 3 Mbps upload is the minimum speed for an Internet connection to be classified as “Broadband” by the FCC.

Data Caps and Cord Cutting Around Bliss

Data from our research team shows that many of the popular providers in the area currently place a limit on streaming for their home Internet connections. Data caps are disliked because subscribers view caps as a tactic to limit "cord cutting". Providers explain they are a reasonable strategy for managing heavy network congestion. In either case, the issue is streaming services, which can use 1–7GB per hour.

Summary Of Internet Providers In Bliss

Provider Type Coverage Speed
SafeLink Internet Fixed Wireless 76.0%+ 25 Mbps
CenturyLink DSL 60.5%+ 100 Mbps
Rise Broadband Fixed Wireless 44.0%+ 50 Mbps
CenturyLink Fiber Gigabit Fiber 13.8%+ 940 Mbps
Viasat Internet Satellite 100% 50 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 Mbps
SafeLink Internet Fixed Wireless 100% 100 Mbps
Rise Broadband Fixed Wireless 100% 100 Mbps
CenturyLink Business Fiber 57.3%+ 20 Mbps

Compare Bliss to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Bliss 11 Mbps 6 $0.19 ( + $0.00 )
New York 415.4 Mbps ( +404.4 Mbps ) 16 ( +10 ) $0.21 ( + $0.00 )
Los Angeles 118.9 Mbps ( +107.9 Mbps ) 17 ( +11 ) $0.15 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 116.2 Mbps ( +105.2 Mbps ) 15 ( +9 ) $0.19 ( + $0.00 )
Houston 127.4 Mbps ( +116.4 Mbps ) 23 ( +17 ) $0.18 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 127.6 Mbps ( +116.6 Mbps ) 8 ( +2 ) $0.18 ( $0.00 )