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< 25 Mbps basic internet for checking e-mail, google searches 25-99 Mbps will handle streaming Netflix, FaceTime, Zoom calls 100-499 Mbps fast downloads, gaming online, streaming UHD on multiple screens 500-1,000 Mbps blazing fast for just about anything
Internet Providers in Picabo, Idaho
Most Popular Internet Providers in Picabo, Idaho:
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Internet Access in Picabo, Idaho
Viasat Internet has the most coverage in Picabo. HughesNet is also a common option.
The Internet packages listed here are collected by hand by our data analysis team. We have gathered 177 packages in the area around Picabo, in total.
Looking at less fortunate neighborhoods in Picabo, data shows that as many as 100 people are left with one or fewer choices for wired Internet service.
CenturyLink is currently one of the top three providers in Picabo by coverage area, available for 62 percent of the area. Anthem Broadband is another company worth knowing about. While fixed wireless Internet isn't as well-known as cable or DSL, it it offers similar speed and quality.
DSL and Fiber is the main kind of broadband with coverage in Picabo worth considering. Enter a local zip code into the search tool above to search our database for more personalized information.
Internet Statistics 2021
96.2% of consumers in Picabo100 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 Picabo, Idaho
|Provider||Speed||Type||Time To Download 1 GB||Availability|
|CenturyLink||940 Mbps||DSL and Fiber||8s||62.9%|
|Viasat Internet||50 Mbps||Satellite||2m 43s||100.0%|
|HughesNet||25 Mbps||Satellite||5m 27s||100.0%|
|Ziply Fiber||1.0 Mbps||DSL||2h 16m 32s||7.6%|
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.
25 Mbps download and 3 Mbps upload is the minimum speed for an Internet connection to be classified as “Broadband” by the FCC.
Data Cap Issues Around Picabo
Data collected by our market researchers shows that common providers in the area currently place a limit on data use for their home Internet plans. Data caps are controversial because users view them as a strategy for limiting streaming, while providers maintain they are a reasonable strategy as they struggle to manage network traffic. Either way, the problem is the same: video streaming, which easily uses 1–7GB/hour.
Compare Picabo to the 5 largest cities in the US
|City||Average Download Speed||Number of Providers||Average Cost per Mbps|
|Picabo||1.6 Mbps||6||$0.53 ( + $0.00 )|
|New York||534.4 Mbps ( +532.8 Mbps )||17 ( +11 )||$0.48 ( $0.00 )|
|Los Angeles||148.8 Mbps ( +147.2 Mbps )||17 ( +11 )||$0.24 ( $0.00 )|
|Chicago||160.6 Mbps ( +159 Mbps )||15 ( +9 )||$0.27 ( $0.00 )|
|Houston||169.5 Mbps ( +167.9 Mbps )||23 ( +17 )||$0.26 ( $0.00 )|
|Philadelphia||162.1 Mbps ( +160.5 Mbps )||8 ( +2 )||$0.34 ( $0.00 )|