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|
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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.
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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%|
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8.8% of consumers in Idaho Falls8,000 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.
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.
Fiber coverage data is sourced from FCC Form 477 filings and cross-validated through BroadbandNow with private datasets and direct provider reporting.
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.
Map of ISPs in Idaho Falls
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 )|