Internet Providers in Plummer, ID

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Residential Internet Statistics for Plummer, ID
Internet Providers: 13
Internet Plans: 4
Fastest Speed Available: 1,000 Mbps
Average Plan Price: $88.73

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 161 broadband plans in Plummer since 2014. Speed test data in the graph below is limited to 96 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.

Since many houses come pre-wired for one telephone provider and one cable company, the majority of Plummer households have 2 wired Internet providers to choose from. 85.27% of the Plummer area — 1,000 people — are limited to one or fewer options for their Internet service provider. Regardless of other networks in the area, DSL and cable broadband generally offer the most reasonable price for home use.

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 Leader Communications, LCC can offer 6 Mbps via wireless links. There are also 4 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.

Cable 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 2021

1,000 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
Spectrum 1,000 Mbps Cable 8s
Viasat Internet 100 Mbps Satellite 1m 21s
Red Spectrum Communications 100 Mbps Fiber 1m 21s
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s
Ziply Fiber 24 Mbps DSL 5m 41s

Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Plummer, Idaho

  • Ziply Fiber - DSL - 74.0% Availability in Plummer - Speeds up to 24 Mbps
  • Spectrum - Cable - 9.8% Availability in Plummer - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • Red Spectrum Communications - Fiber - 4.9% Availability in Plummer - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
  • Viasat - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Plummer - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
  • HughesNet - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Plummer - Speeds up to 25 Mbps

Internet Provider Competition Map For Plummer

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Plummer is the 87th most connected city in Idaho ahead of Potlatch, but behind Greenacres, Liberty Lake, 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 6,000 people in Benewah 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.

In Benewah County, approximately 8,000 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 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.

Summary Of Internet Providers In Plummer

Provider Type Coverage Speed
Leader Communications, LCC Fixed Wireless 82.1%+ 7 Mbps
Red Spectrum Communications Fixed Wireless 74.7%+ 25 Mbps
Ziply Fiber DSL 74.0%+ 24 Mbps
AIR-PIPE Fixed Wireless 34.5%+ 30 Mbps
First Step Internet Fixed Wireless 16.8%+ 25 Mbps
Spectrum Cable 9.8%+ 1,000 Mbps
Red Spectrum Communications Fiber 4.9%+ 100 Mbps
Viasat Internet Satellite 100% 100 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 Mbps
Red Spectrum Communications Fixed Wireless 100% 100 Mbps
Ziply Fiber DSL 100% 24 Mbps
Spectrum Business Cable 1.2%+ 1,000 Mbps
Spectrum Business Fiber 0.3%+ 100 Mbps

Compare Plummer to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Plummer 12.5 Mbps 9 $0.95 ( + $0.00 )
New York 415.4 Mbps ( +402.9 Mbps ) 15 ( +6 ) $0.54 ( $0.00 )
Los Angeles 118.9 Mbps ( +106.4 Mbps ) 17 ( +8 ) $0.23 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 116.2 Mbps ( +103.7 Mbps ) 14 ( +5 ) $0.26 ( $0.00 )
Houston 127.4 Mbps ( +114.9 Mbps ) 23 ( +14 ) $0.24 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 127.6 Mbps ( +115.1 Mbps ) 8 ( -1 ) $0.34 ( $0.00 )