Internet Providers in Idaho Falls, ID

Residential Internet Statistics for Idaho Falls, ID
Internet Service Providers: 10
Plans Start From: $45
Top Download Speed: 1 Gbps
Fastest Connection Type: Fiber

Top Internet Providers in Idaho Falls, Idaho:

Showing 1 to 12 Providers

  • 1. CenturyLink
    92.7% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *940 Mbps
    • Fiber
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fiber
    92.7% Available
  • 2. Rise Broadband
    98.9% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *100 Mbps
    • Fixed Wireless
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fixed Wireless
    98.9% Available
  • 3. Viasat
    100% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *50 Mbps
    • Satellite
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Satellite
    100% Available
  • 4. HughesNet
    100% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *25 Mbps
    • Satellite
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Satellite
    100% Available
  • 5. 5. T-Mobile 5G Home Internet
    20.8% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *182 Mbps
    • 5G Internet
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • 5G Internet
    20.8% Available
  • 6. 6. Anthem Broadband
    99.9% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *25 Mbps
    • Fixed Wireless
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fixed Wireless
    99.9% Available
  • 7. 7. Sparklight
    91.6% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *1 Gbps
    • Cable
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Cable
    91.6% Available
  • 8. 8. Fybercom
    33.2% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *1 Gbps
    • Fixed Wireless
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fixed Wireless
    33.2% Available
  • 9. 9. SpeedConnect
    19.6% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *15 Mbps
    • Fixed Wireless
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fixed Wireless
    19.6% Available
  • 10. 10. Direct
    19.5% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *1 Gbps
    • Cable
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Cable
    19.5% Available
  • 11. 11. Silver Star
    12.3% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *1 Gbps
    • Fiber
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fiber
    12.3% Available
  • 12. Blackfoot
    0.5% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *40 Mbps
    • DSL
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • DSL
    0.5% Available
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Internet Access in Idaho Falls, Idaho

Information surfaced below is based on the FCC's bi-annual provider coverage reporting. BroadbandNow also uses direct provider reports and other private data to further validate and enhance that data on a census block or lit address level. Plan and pricing information is collected manually through our data science team. We have found and verified 396 broadband plans for Idaho Falls in the past few years. Speed averages are drawn from 6,423 speed test recordingsover the past 12 months.

Rise Broadband as well as CenturyLink can also provide coverage in Idaho Falls, with significant shared coverage areas in some neighborhoods.

There is a decent level of market choice between providers within the Idaho Falls area. However, 8,000 residents are still without service from more than one provider. If these subscribers aren't pleased by their service from the incumbent provider, they have to rely on a poor quality wireless connection. However, this issue isn't widespread in Idaho Falls — the average household has 5 Internet choices.

DSL and cable are the two primary broadband network types around Idaho Falls, frequently overlapping and competing with each other. Cable performance is generally better. That said, the overall speeds seen with either network type are comparable and which is "best" frequently varies from block to block based on the network infrastructure in a given area.

According to the latest FCC data, Viasat Internet and HughesNet are the strongest providers in Idaho Falls so far as coverage area. As the interactive map below demonstrates, the more common ISPs frequently overlap in different neighborhoods around Idaho Falls.

  • There are 21 internet providers in Idaho Falls with 12 of those offering residential service
  • Idaho Falls is the 23rd most connected city in Idaho ahead of Rexburg, Shelley, Rigby, Firth, and Menan.
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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Idaho Falls, Idaho

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB Availability
Sparklight (formerly Cable One) 1,000 Mbps Cable 8s 91.6%
Silver Star Communications 1,000 Mbps Fiber 8s 12.3%
CenturyLink 940 Mbps DSL and Fiber 8s 92.7%
Rise Broadband 100 Mbps Fixed Wireless 1m 21s 98.9%
Viasat Internet 50 Mbps Satellite 2m 43s 100.0%
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s 100.0%
T-Mobile 5G Home Internet 182 Mbps 5G Internet 45s 20.8%
Direct Communications 1,000 Mbps Cable 8s 19.5%
Blackfoot Communications 40 Mbps DSL 3m 24s 0.5%
8,000 People Only have access to 1 or fewer wired internet providers available at their address.

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

Idaho Falls is the 23rd most connected city in Idaho ahead of Rexburg, Shelley, Rigby, Firth, and Menan.

Reference

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 Bonneville County don't have access to any wired internet.

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

Fiber Availability: 39% of people living in Idaho Falls have residential fiber service available to them.

Reference

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

Approximately 91% of Idaho Falls residents are serviced by multiple wired providers.

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This coverage statistic is based on a mix of FCC and private provider reporting in the past two quarters.

In Bonneville County, approximately 7,000 people do not have access to 25 Mbps wired broadband.

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

Map of ISPs in Idaho Falls

Idaho Falls Internet Competition Map. Click for interactive map.
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Compare Idaho Falls to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Idaho Falls 85.8 Mbps 15 $0.51 ( + $0.00 )
New York 581.7 Mbps ( +495.9 Mbps ) 22 ( +7 ) $0.34 ( $0.00 )
Los Angeles 172.8 Mbps ( +87 Mbps ) 21 ( +6 ) $0.25 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 199.7 Mbps ( +113.9 Mbps ) 20 ( +5 ) $0.24 ( $0.00 )
Houston 202.2 Mbps ( +116.4 Mbps ) 27 ( +12 ) $0.25 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 196.5 Mbps ( +110.7 Mbps ) 11 ( -4 ) $0.39 ( $0.00 )