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Internet Providers in Plummer, Idaho
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Internet Access in Plummer, Idaho
Information below is based on the FCC's bi-annual provider coverage reporting. BroadbandNow leverages direct reporting from providers and other private datasets to further validate that data on a census block level. Plan, pricing, and other information is collected by our research team. We've analyzed and verified 172 broadband plans in Plummer since 2014. Speed test data in the graph below is limited to 4 records as of 2022. 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.
So far as availability, the average Plummer home has 3 providers at their location. Still, 85.27 percent of Plummer residents are limited to one or fewer options for Internet service.
Ziply Fiber is a common second choice to the primary providers (Viasat and HughesNet). They offer 73 percent local availability and a maximum download speed of 24 Mbps. Wired Internet isn't the only option for Internet access for residents of Plummer. fixed wireless providers like Intermax Networks can offer 25 Mbps via wireless links. There are also 5 companies in city limits with enterprise and business/smb services like SD-WAN or custom fiber loops. BroadbandNow includes all providers with business plans on their site, but home providers often offer business options as well.
Viasat Internet is the most common choice in Plummer. The provider is available to close to one hundred percent of Plummer. HughesNet is the most likely second choice, serving virtually one hundred percent of Plummer with predominantly Satellite Internet service. The fastest package listed by HughesNet in Plummer is 25 megabits per second.
DSL is the primary Internet option with coverage in Plummer worth considering. Type zip code into the search tool above to check our database for personalized results.
Internet Statistics 2022
85.3% of consumers in Plummer1,000 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 Plummer, Idaho
|Provider||Speed||Type||Time To Download 1 GB||Availability|
|Viasat Internet||100 Mbps||Satellite||1m 21s||100.0%|
|Red Spectrum Communications||100 Mbps||Fiber||1m 21s||4.9%|
|HughesNet||25 Mbps||Satellite||5m 27s||100.0%|
|T-Mobile Home Internet||115 Mbps||Fixed Wireless||1m 11s||9.7%|
|Ultra Home Internet||100 Mbps||Fixed Wireless||1m 21s||9.7%|
|Ziply Fiber||24 Mbps||DSL||5m 41s||74.0%|
Internet Providers in Nearby Cities
Internet Provider Competition Map For Plummer
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 Around Plummer
Data collected by our researchers suggests that top providers place some sort of limit on streaming for their residential Internet connections. Data caps are controversial because consumers see caps as a strategy to limit video streaming, while providers maintain that they are a necessary tool for managing network traffic. Either way, the problem is the same: over-the-top streaming, which can eat up one to seven Gigabytes/hr.
Compare Plummer to the 5 largest cities in the US
|City||Average Download Speed||Number of Providers||Average Cost per Mbps|
|Plummer||42.6 Mbps||12||$0.80 ( + $0.00 )|
|New York||545.6 Mbps ( +503 Mbps )||21 ( +9 )||$0.33 ( $0.00 )|
|Los Angeles||161.3 Mbps ( +118.7 Mbps )||20 ( +8 )||$0.33 ( $0.00 )|
|Chicago||180.9 Mbps ( +138.3 Mbps )||19 ( +7 )||$0.25 ( $0.00 )|
|Houston||186.6 Mbps ( +144 Mbps )||26 ( +14 )||$0.24 ( $0.00 )|
|Philadelphia||179.1 Mbps ( +136.5 Mbps )||10 ( -2 )||$0.39 ( $0.00 )|