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Internet Providers in Franklin, Idaho
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Internet Access in Franklin, Idaho
Franklin features two major Internet technology options to grapple with — cable (67.80% coverage) and DSL (94.59% availability). Coaxial cable Internet service is delivered from cable TV corporations, using copper coaxial television lines strung up on utility poles or buried along the street. DSL, similarly, is delivered over twisted copper phone wires. The majority of Franklin street addresses can access cable and/or DSL service from two or more telecom companies.
Rise Broadband is also a common Internet choice for Franklin. They offer Fixed Wireless connections available to 97 percent of Franklin. Blue Spring Broadband offers an alternative wireless service worth taking note of for 89 percent of local residents. Keep in mind fixed wireless has to have roof access and line of site with a Blue Spring Broadband access point.
Keep in mind, since FCC availability data is currently collected biannually and only made public 6+ months after, availability shown here may not be complete.
Competition between broadband providers in Franklin is high. Most households have about 3-4 providers available in their area. Internet access isn't always spread out fairly — as a surprising 34.29 percent of households in the area still only have one option.
Viasat Internet and HughesNet are the most commonly avialable providers in Franklin as measured by coverage area. The more common providers often cover the same addresses in most neighborhoods around Franklin.
Internet Statistics 2021
34.3% of consumers in Franklin300 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 Franklin, Idaho
|Provider||Speed||Type||Time To Download 1 GB||Availability|
|XFINITY from Comcast||1,200 Mbps||Cable||6s||65.8%|
|Rise Broadband||50 Mbps||Fixed Wireless||2m 43s||97.4%|
|Viasat Internet||50 Mbps||Satellite||2m 43s||100.0%|
|HughesNet||25 Mbps||Satellite||5m 27s||100.0%|
|CenturyLink||100 Mbps||DSL||1m 21s||94.6%|
|Direct Communications||250 Mbps||Cable||32s||11.2%|
The “Connected” metric is a citywide average based on FCC data showing the density of broadband options at the census block level.
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.
Data Caps and Video Streaming in Franklin
Data from our market research team suggests that many of the top providers use data caps for their home Internet connections. Data caps are disliked since consumers view caps as a strategy for limiting streaming services, while providers insist caps are a reasonable strategy as they struggle to manage network traffic. In either case, the culprit is over-the-top streaming, which easily uses anywhere from one to seven Gigabytes per hour.
Compare Franklin to the 5 largest cities in the US
|City||Average Download Speed||Number of Providers||Average Cost per Mbps|
|Franklin||10.1 Mbps||7||$3.03 ( + $0.00 )|
|New York||534.4 Mbps ( +524.3 Mbps )||17 ( +10 )||$0.48 ( $0.00 )|
|Los Angeles||148.8 Mbps ( +138.7 Mbps )||17 ( +10 )||$0.28 ( $0.00 )|
|Chicago||160.6 Mbps ( +150.5 Mbps )||15 ( +8 )||$0.32 ( $0.00 )|
|Houston||169.5 Mbps ( +159.4 Mbps )||23 ( +16 )||$0.31 ( $0.00 )|
|Philadelphia||162.1 Mbps ( +152 Mbps )||8 ( +1 )||$0.66 ( $0.00 )|