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Internet Providers in Oakley, Idaho
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Internet Access in Oakley, Idaho
Information on this page is calculated based on biannual FCC provider territory reporting. BroadbandNow leverages direct reporting from providers to enhance the information. Plan and pricing data is collected through our data team. To date, we've collected and verified 178 bundled broadband deals in Oakley since 2014. Speed test data in the graph below is limited to 17 records as of 2021. This gives a snapshot of what some subscribers are getting in the area, but trends low since tests are usually run to diagnose home networking issues.
Taking a look at network tech offered in the area, we see that the most prevalent physical wire Internet tech options are Satellite (practically one hundred percent coverage) and DSL (97.85 percent coverage). Phone companies usually offer DSL service, since DSL sends digital information over phone wires. The twisted and bundled copper construction of telephone lines has lower performance than cable and several times less than fiber.
Project Mutual Telephone is a common alternative to the primary providers, serving Oakley with 97 percent local availability and a maximum speed of 40 Mbps. Wired broadband isn't actually the only choice for Internet service for residents of Oakley. fixed wireless companies like T-Mobile Home Internet are able to offer 25 Mbps over direct wireless links. There are 3 providers in Oakley selling enterprise and business technologies like point-to-point connectivity. BroadbandNow includes every provider with business plans on their site, but residential companies often offer unlisted business plans as well.
The average home in Oakley has 2 wired broadband options available to them (2.01 per census block). 99.31 percent of the Oakley area — 1,000 people — have one or fewer options for which provider to use. Regardless of alternative services in the area, DSL and cable Internet usually provide the best price and data packages for home use.
According to the most recent FCC filings and direct provider reporting, Viasat Internet and HughesNet are the strongest providers in Oakley so far as coverage. The more common ISPs often compete at addresses in different neighborhoods around Oakley.
Internet Statistics 2021
99.3% of consumers in Oakley1,000 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.
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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Oakley, Idaho
|Provider||Speed||Type||Time To Download 1 GB||Availability|
|Project Mutual Telephone||40 Mbps||DSL||3m 24s||97.9%|
|Viasat Internet||50 Mbps||Satellite||2m 43s||100.0%|
|HughesNet||25 Mbps||Satellite||5m 27s||100.0%|
Internet Provider Competition Map For Oakley
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.
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 in Oakley
Data collected by our researchers suggests that popular ISPs in Oakley currently use data caps for their residential broadband connections. Data caps are disliked since consumers view them as a tactic for limiting "cord cutting", while providers maintain data caps are a necessary tool as they struggle to manage heavy network traffic. In either case, the problem is streaming services, which can eat up anywhere from one to seven Gigabytes/hr.
Compare Oakley to the 5 largest cities in the US
|City||Average Download Speed||Number of Providers||Average Cost per Mbps|
|Oakley||12.4 Mbps||5||$0.82 ( + $0.00 )|
|New York||545.6 Mbps ( +533.2 Mbps )||19 ( +14 )||$0.29 ( $0.00 )|
|Los Angeles||161.3 Mbps ( +148.9 Mbps )||17 ( +12 )||$0.23 ( $0.00 )|
|Chicago||180.9 Mbps ( +168.5 Mbps )||17 ( +12 )||$0.23 ( $0.00 )|
|Houston||186.6 Mbps ( +174.2 Mbps )||24 ( +19 )||$0.23 ( $0.00 )|
|Philadelphia||179.1 Mbps ( +166.7 Mbps )||9 ( +4 )||$0.35 ( $0.00 )|