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Internet Providers in Teton, Idaho
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Internet Access in Teton, Idaho
The average household in the Teton area has access to about 4-5 Internet Service Providers, or "ISPs." In context, this is a lot of choice contrasted with other cities. Competition between more than two ISPs in a city often results in more affordable regional pricing.
As is expected with cities with Teton's relatively low density of telecom competition, the average speeds recorded within city limits fall under the state average. (7.11 Mbps, as compared to Idaho's 86.49 Mbps average over the past twelve months.)
Rise Broadband as well as Sparklight (formerly Cable One) can also provide coverage in Teton, often competing for the same customers.
The packages shown above are manually gathered by our research team. The 35 packages displayed are the latest of 192 plans we've collected in Teton to date.
According to the most recent FCC data, Viasat Internet and HughesNet are the strongest providers in Teton as measured by coverage. As the maps below show, the more common providers often overlap around Teton.
Internet Statistics 2021
38.3% of consumers in Teton300 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 Teton, Idaho
|Provider||Speed||Type||Time To Download 1 GB||Availability|
|Sparklight (formerly Cable One)||1,000 Mbps||Cable||8s||88.0%|
|Silver Star Communications||1,000 Mbps||Fiber||8s||8.9%|
|Rise Broadband||50 Mbps||Fixed Wireless||2m 43s||99.5%|
|Viasat Internet||50 Mbps||Satellite||2m 43s||100.0%|
|HughesNet||25 Mbps||Satellite||5m 27s||100.0%|
|Blackfoot Telecommunications||25 Mbps||DSL||5m 27s||59.4%|
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.
This coverage statistic is based on a mix of FCC and private provider reporting in the past two quarters.
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 Teton
Data from our researchers suggests that top ISPs currently place a limit on streaming for their residential Internet connections. Data caps are disliked because subscribers view caps as a tactic to discourage "cord cutting". Providers insist that data caps are a necessary tool as they struggle to manage heavy network traffic. In either case, the problem is video streaming, which easily uses anywhere from one to seven Gigabytes per hour.
Compare Teton to the 5 largest cities in the US
|City||Average Download Speed||Number of Providers||Average Cost per Mbps|
|Teton||7.1 Mbps||9||$0.96 ( + $0.00 )|
|New York||534.4 Mbps ( +527.3 Mbps )||17 ( +8 )||$0.48 ( $0.00 )|
|Los Angeles||148.8 Mbps ( +141.7 Mbps )||17 ( +8 )||$0.28 ( $0.00 )|
|Chicago||160.6 Mbps ( +153.5 Mbps )||15 ( +6 )||$0.32 ( $0.00 )|
|Houston||169.5 Mbps ( +162.4 Mbps )||23 ( +14 )||$0.31 ( $0.00 )|
|Philadelphia||162.1 Mbps ( +155 Mbps )||8 ( -1 )||$0.66 ( $0.00 )|