Internet Providers in Swanlake, ID

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Residential Internet Statistics for Swanlake, ID
Internet Providers: 8
Internet Plans: 4
Fastest Speed Available: 250 Mbps
Average Plan Price: $67.45

Internet Access in Swanlake, Idaho

Swanlake has 4 residential Internet Service Providers, or 8 total providers including business and mobile operators. There are 4 choices for wired Internet ("wired" meaning technologies like cable, DSL, and fiber).

The plans displayed on this page are gathered by hand by our data science team.

Fixed wireless Internet service is the only Internet service option much of the Swanlake population, discounting less ideal network options like satellite Internet. Our data suggests that 80.65 percent of the area has coverage by fixed wireless.

Coverage from Viasat Internet and HughesNet, generally, will overlap. As a result, the choice between Viasat and HughesNet is a common one in Swanlake.

In summary, broadband competition is essentially non-existent in Swanlake — as you can clearly see in the map below, which visualizes how many providers have coverage for a given block or neighborhood.

  • There are 8 internet providers in Swanlake with 4 of those offering residential service

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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Swanlake, Idaho

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB
Rise Broadband 50 Mbps Fixed Wireless 2m 43s
Viasat Internet 50 Mbps Satellite 2m 43s
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s
Direct Communications 250 Mbps Cable 32s

Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Swanlake, Idaho

  • Rise Broadband - Fixed Wireless - 80.7% Availability in Swanlake - Speeds up to 50 Mbps
  • Direct - Cable - 18.3% Availability in Swanlake - Speeds up to 250 Mbps
  • Viasat - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Swanlake - Speeds up to 50 Mbps
  • HughesNet - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Swanlake - Speeds up to 25 Mbps

Internet Provider Competition Map For Swanlake

Swanlake Internet Competition Map. Click for interactive map.
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Approximately 5,000 people in Bannock 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 Bannock 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 Cap Issues and Video Streaming in Swanlake

Data collected by our researchers shows that some of the top providers currently place a limit on data use on residential Internet packages. Data caps are a public issue because subscribers view them as a tactic for limiting "cord cutting". Providers maintain they are a reasonable strategy as they struggle to manage heavy network congestion. Either way, the problem is over-the-top streaming, which easily eats up 1–7GB/hr.

Summary Of Internet Providers In Swanlake

Provider Type Coverage Speed
Rise Broadband Fixed Wireless 80.7%+ 50 Mbps
Direct Communications Cable 18.3%+ 250 Mbps
Viasat Internet Satellite 100% 50 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 Mbps
Rise Broadband Fixed Wireless 36.0%+ 100 Mbps