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Internet Providers in Paul, Idaho
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Internet Access in Paul, Idaho
As it stands, there are 8 broadband providers in Paul marketing residential service, and a total of 15 including smb, enterprise, and mobile providers such as Rise Broadband.
So far as Internet availability, the average location in Paul has 3-4 companies at their location, or exactly 3.32 Internet providers in each census block. Still, 57.55 percent of the Paul population have one or fewer options for Internet.
Taking a look now at network technology installed around the Paul area, we see that the most widespread wired broadband Internet technology types are Fixed Wireless (64.15 percent coverage) and Satellite (near one hundred percent coverage).
The data listed here comes from FCC coverage reports. Data is confirmed using privatized data sources and direct provider reporting to output more accurate results than can be accessed through the FCC directly. Speed and pricing data is generated by our data experts, who collect thousands of plans each year.
Viasat Internet and HughesNet are the strongest providers in Paul as measured by coverage area. These ISPs frequently compete at addresses around Paul.
Internet Statistics 2021
57.6% of consumers in Paul1,000 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 Paul, Idaho
|Provider||Speed||Type||Time To Download 1 GB||Availability|
|Project Mutual Telephone||1,000 Mbps||Fiber and DSL||8s||99.6%|
|Sparklight (formerly Cable One)||1,000 Mbps||Cable||8s||36.1%|
|Viasat Internet||50 Mbps||Satellite||2m 43s||100.0%|
|Rise Broadband||25 Mbps||Fixed Wireless||5m 27s||64.2%|
|HughesNet||25 Mbps||Satellite||5m 27s||100.0%|
Internet Provider Competition Map For Paul
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.
Data Caps Around Paul
Data from our market research team shows that top providers use data caps on home Internet plans. Data caps are controversial because customers view caps as a strategy for limiting "cord cutting". Providers explain that caps are a necessary tool as they struggle to manage network traffic. Either way, the problem is the same: streaming video, which easily eats up anywhere from one to seven Gigabytes/hr.
Compare Paul to the 5 largest cities in the US
|City||Average Download Speed||Number of Providers||Average Cost per Mbps|
|Paul||12.1 Mbps||9||$0.34 ( + $0.00 )|
|New York||545.6 Mbps ( +533.5 Mbps )||19 ( +10 )||$0.16 ( $0.00 )|
|Los Angeles||161.3 Mbps ( +149.2 Mbps )||17 ( +8 )||$0.14 ( $0.00 )|
|Chicago||180.9 Mbps ( +168.8 Mbps )||17 ( +8 )||$0.19 ( $0.00 )|
|Houston||186.6 Mbps ( +174.5 Mbps )||24 ( +15 )||$0.19 ( $0.00 )|
|Philadelphia||179.1 Mbps ( +167 Mbps )||9||$0.19 ( $0.00 )|