Internet Providers in Mountain Home, Idaho

Most Popular Internet Providers in Mountain Home, Idaho:

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  • 1. CenturyLink
    93.8% Available
    93.8%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    940 Mbps
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    940 Mbps
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    • Fiber
    • DSL
    • Internet Plans: 3
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 100-940mbps
    • Connection: DSL and Fiber
    • Installation: Tech installation fee of up to $125 may apply. Self-installation, if available at your location, may also be selected.
    • Price Range: $50 - $65
    • Contracts: None required
  • 2. Rise Broadband
    79.5% Available
    79.5%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    25 Mbps
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    4 Mbps
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    • Fixed Wireless
    • Internet Plans: 1
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 25-25mbps
    • Connection: Fixed Wireless
    • Installation: Free installation.
    • Price Range: $55 - $55
    • Contracts: None required
  • 3. Viasat
    100% Available
    100%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    50 Mbps
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    3 Mbps
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    • Deal
    • Satellite
    • Internet Plans: 4
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 12-50mbps
    • Connection: Satellite
    • Price Range: $49.99 - $199.99
    • Contracts: 2 Years required
    Deal
    There are 3 active deals on select plans from this provider
  • 4. 4. HughesNet
    100% Available
    100%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    25 Mbps
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    3 Mbps
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    • Deal
    • Satellite
    • Internet Plans: 4
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 25-25mbps
    • Connection: Satellite
    • Installation: Includes lease set-up fee. Standard installation is free.
    • Price Range: $59.99 - $149.99
    • Contracts: 2 Years required
    Deal
    There are 4 active deals on select plans from this provider
  • 5. 5. T-Mobile Home Internet
    5.8% Available
    5.8%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    100 Mbps
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    3 Mbps
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    • Deal
    • Fixed Wireless
    • Internet Plans: 2
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 100-100mbps
    • Connection: Fixed Wireless
    • Price Range: $50 - $55
    • Contracts: None required
    Deal
    There are 1 active deals on select plans from this provider
  • 6. 6. CenturyLink
    5% Available
    5%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    10 Mbps
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  • 7. 7. Zito Media
    76.6% Available
    76.6%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    1000 Mbps
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    1000 Mbps
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    • Cable
    • Internet Plans: 3
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 50-1000mbps
    • Connection: Cable
    • Installation: Free standard installation.
    • Price Range: $39.95 - $64.95
    • Contracts: 2 Years required
  • 8. 8. RTI
    2.1% Available
    2.1%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    20 Mbps
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    1 Mbps
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    • DSL
    • Internet Plans: 3
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 5-20mbps
    • Connection: DSL
    • Installation: Free installation.
    • Price Range: $49.95 - $79.95
    • Contracts: 2 Years required
  • 1. Verizon
    99.2% Available
    99.2%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    10 Mbps
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    3 Mbps
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    • Deal
    • Mobile Broadband
    • Internet Plans: 2
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 0-10mbps
    • Connection: Mobile Broadband
    • Price Range: $55 - $65
    Deal
    There are 2 active deals on select plans from this provider
  • 2. AT&T Wireless
    98.8% Available
    98.8%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    10 Mbps
    Download
    3 Mbps
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    • Mobile Broadband
    • Internet Plans: 2
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 0-10mbps
    • Connection: Mobile Broadband
    • Price Range: $50 - $75
  • 3. T-Mobile
    98.7% Available
    98.7%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    6 Mbps
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    1.5 Mbps
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    • Deal
    • Mobile Broadband
    • Internet Plans: 3
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 0-6mbps
    • Connection: Mobile Broadband
    • Price Range: $60 - $85
    Deal
    There are 3 active deals on select plans from this provider

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Internet Access in Mountain Home, Idaho

Information on this page is drawn from the FCC's bi-annual provider territory filings. BroadbandNow also uses direct provider reports and other private datasets to further validate and enhance that data. Plan, pricing, and other data is hand-gathered manually through our market research team. We've aggregated 268 broadband plans in and near Mountain Home since founding in 2014. Speed test data shown here for Mountain Home is based on the 7,690 speed tests shown in the listings below.

23.16 percent of Mountain Home is stuck with only one or zero options for broadband-level Internet service. Accounting for all addresses in city limits, the average Internet user has 2-3 Internet providers to choose from. Areas with more competition usually see lower prices, since providers will upgrade service to earn subscribers.

DSL and cable are the dominant network types within the Mountain Home metro area, frequently overlapping and generally competing on service quality. Cable speed is overall better. That said, overall performance seen with either system are comparable.

Coverage from the biggest providers, Viasat Internet and HughesNet, as a rule, will overlap. As a result, the decision between Viasat and HughesNet is common in Mountain Home.

Besides the Internet providers listed above, CenturyLink provides a third option for Internet in 93 percent of Mountain Home.

Internet Statistics 2021

4,000 People Only have access to 1 or fewer wired internet providers available at their address.

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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Mountain Home, Idaho

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB Availability
Zito Media 1,000 Mbps Cable 8s 76.6%
CenturyLink 940 Mbps DSL and Fiber 8s 93.8%
Viasat Internet 50 Mbps Satellite 2m 43s 100.0%
Rise Broadband 25 Mbps Fixed Wireless 5m 27s 79.5%
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s 100.0%
T-Mobile Home Internet 100 Mbps Fixed Wireless 1m 21s 5.8%
RTI 20 Mbps DSL 6m 49s 2.1%
CenturyLink 10 Mbps Fixed Wireless 13m 39s 5.0%

Internet Provider Competition Map For Mountain Home

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Mountain Home is the 48th most connected city in Idaho ahead of Gooding and Mountain Home A F B, but behind Boise, Garden City, and Kuna.

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

Approximately 2,000 people in Elmore 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.

Approximately 77% of Mountain Home residents are serviced by multiple wired providers.

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

In Elmore County, approximately 4,000 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 Mountain Home

Data collected by our market research team shows that popular providers in Mountain Home currently use data caps for their residential broadband connections. Data caps are disliked because subscribers see them as a tactic to limit "cord cutting". Providers insist that data caps are a necessary strategy as they struggle to manage network traffic. In either case, the culprit is streaming video, which can consume anywhere from one to seven Gigabytes per hour.

Compare Mountain Home to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Mountain Home 78 Mbps 9 $0.45 ( + $0.00 )
New York 545.6 Mbps ( +467.6 Mbps ) 19 ( +10 ) $0.33 ( $0.00 )
Los Angeles 161.3 Mbps ( +83.3 Mbps ) 18 ( +9 ) $0.29 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 180.9 Mbps ( +102.9 Mbps ) 17 ( +8 ) $0.24 ( $0.00 )
Houston 186.6 Mbps ( +108.6 Mbps ) 24 ( +15 ) $0.23 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 179.1 Mbps ( +101.1 Mbps ) 9 $0.39 ( $0.00 )