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Internet Providers in Weston, Idaho
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Internet Access in Weston, Idaho
Consumers will find 11 Internet service providers (ISPs) in Weston. 4 of these are mobile LTE providers and 6 offer wired or wireless residential broadband.
Keep in mind, since FCC data is tallied up twice annually and only published six months later, data shown here may have minor inaccuracies. Our process incorporates availability and plan data directly from some Internet providers to help fix this issue.
The majority of Weston households have 2-3 Internet providers to choose from. Competition is desireable. It tends to improve pricing and service quality. This Internet access isn't universal, however. A surprising 95.41 of residents still have only one or fewer options for true broadband services.
Wireless Internet connections like satellite suffer from a handful of key issues that make wireless options far from convenient for broadband Internet access. data limits are the big one.
According to the latest FCC filings and direct provider reporting, Viasat Internet and HughesNet are the strongest providers in Weston so far as coverage. As the interactive map below demonstrates, the more common telecom companies frequently compete at addresses around Weston.
Internet Statistics 2021
95.4% of consumers in Weston1,000 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 Weston, Idaho
|Provider||Speed||Type||Time To Download 1 GB||Availability|
|CenturyLink||100 Mbps||DSL||1m 21s||24.3%|
|Rise Broadband||50 Mbps||Fixed Wireless||2m 43s||96.8%|
|Viasat Internet||50 Mbps||Satellite||2m 43s||100.0%|
|HughesNet||25 Mbps||Satellite||5m 27s||100.0%|
|Direct Communications||250 Mbps||Cable||32s||12.1%|
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 in Weston
Data collected by our researchers shows that popular ISPs in Weston place some sort of limit on data use for their residential Internet packages. Data caps are a public issue because subscribers see caps as a tactic to discourage "cord cutting", while providers insist that they are a necessary tool for managing heavy network traffic. In either case, the problem is the same: streaming services, which easily uses one to seven Gigabytes per hour.
Compare Weston to the 5 largest cities in the US
|City||Average Download Speed||Number of Providers||Average Cost per Mbps|
|Weston||13.1 Mbps||6||$3.03 ( + $0.00 )|
|New York||534.4 Mbps ( +521.3 Mbps )||17 ( +11 )||$0.48 ( $0.00 )|
|Los Angeles||148.8 Mbps ( +135.7 Mbps )||17 ( +11 )||$0.28 ( $0.00 )|
|Chicago||160.6 Mbps ( +147.5 Mbps )||15 ( +9 )||$0.32 ( $0.00 )|
|Houston||169.5 Mbps ( +156.4 Mbps )||23 ( +17 )||$0.31 ( $0.00 )|
|Philadelphia||162.1 Mbps ( +149 Mbps )||8 ( +2 )||$0.66 ( $0.00 )|