Internet Service Providers in Pinehurst, Idaho

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Residential Internet Statistics for Pinehurst, ID
Wired Internet Providers: 2
Average Speed Test Result: 11.2 Mbps
Top Advertised Speed: 940 Mbps
No Broadband Access: 68.95%

Internet Access in Pinehurst, Idaho

Cable infrastructure and DSL infrastructure make up the most common hardwired broadband technologies within Pinehurst, showing 86.19 and 78.11 percent availability.

The Internet access data on this page is primarily sourced from FCC coverage reports, and is through private databases and direct provider reporting to create more useful listings than is available from government websites. Data on speeds and pricing of current Internet plans is sourced by our data team, who collect thousands of plans each year. There are 133 collected plans in Pinehurst since 2014, with 24 Internet packages currently active.

The average home in Pinehurst has 2-3 wired Internet options to choose from (2.21 per census block specifically). 31.28% of the Pinehurst area have one or fewer options. DSL and cable Internet services generally offer the best pricing and data packages for home use.

Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) is the most widespread choice for Pinehurst residents. The company is available to practically one hundred percent of Pinehurst census blocks. HughesNet is also a common option, serving near one hundred percent of residents with Satellite service. HughesNet's fastest package for Pinehurst is 25 megabits per second.

While the main ISPs are HughesNet and Viasat, Suddenlink Communications also serves Pinehurst with a maximum speed of 30 Mbps. Fixed wireless providers like AIR-PIPE can deliver 30 Mbps or more using direct wireless hardware. Explore the interactive map on this page to see broadband coverage on the census block level.

Internet Statistics 2021

600 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 Pinehurst, Idaho

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) 100 Mbps Satellite 1m 21s
Suddenlink Communications 940 Mbps Cable 8s
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s
Ziply Fiber 12 Mbps DSL 11m 22s

Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Pinehurst, Idaho

  • Suddenlink - 86.2% Availability in Pinehurst - Speeds up to 940 Mbps
  • Ziply Fiber - 78.1% Availability in Pinehurst - Speeds up to 12 Mbps
  • Viasat - 100.0% Availability in Pinehurst - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
  • HughesNet - 100.0% Availability in Pinehurst - Speeds up to 25 Mbps

Internet Provider Competition Map For Pinehurst

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Pinehurst is the 86th most connected city in Idaho ahead of Kellogg and Osburn, but behind Hayden, Coeur D Alene, and Saint Maries.

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

Approximately 1,000 people in Shoshone 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 69% of Pinehurst 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 Shoshone County, approximately 9,000 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 Limits in Pinehurst

Many Internet providers have moved to increase the use of data "plans" to their home broadband plans recently. This trend holds true for the Pinehurst market, with common ISPs like Suddenlink adding capped plans. It's not a major concern for most Internet subscribers, but might be an issue for subscribers who share their service or "power users" who upload a large amount of high-def content. Caps on cable packages are usually around 1 Terabyte, which is more than 99 percent of customers use. Potential Suddenlink Communications customers in Pinehurst should verify data limits before signing a contract.

Summary Of Internet Providers In Pinehurst

Provider Type Coverage Speed
Suddenlink Communications Cable 86.2%+ 940 Mbps
Ziply Fiber DSL 78.1%+ 12 Mbps
AIR-PIPE Fixed Wireless 57.0%+ 30 Mbps
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) Satellite 100% 100 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 Mbps
Suddenlink Business Cable 100% 1,000 Mbps
Ziply Fiber DSL 96.4%+ 12 Mbps

Compare Pinehurst to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Pinehurst 11.2 Mbps 5 $0.50 ( + $0.00 )
New York 349.1 Mbps ( +337.9 Mbps ) 15 ( +10 ) $0.46 ( $0.00 )
Los Angeles 107.1 Mbps ( +95.9 Mbps ) 18 ( +13 ) $0.23 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 99.7 Mbps ( +88.5 Mbps ) 15 ( +10 ) $0.30 ( $0.00 )
Houston 111.7 Mbps ( +100.5 Mbps ) 21 ( +16 ) $0.24 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 115.3 Mbps ( +104.1 Mbps ) 9 ( +4 ) $0.34 ( $0.00 )