Internet Service Providers in Utah

Utah Internet Coverage and Availability

Internet Availability by County

88.4%
26.3%

148.9

29th

High-Speed Internet Access

94.9%

of Utahns have access to broadband 100mbps or faster.

86.2%

of Utahns have access to 1 gigabit broadband.

Wired Internet Access

98.9%

of Utahns have access to wireline service

56.2%

of Utahns have access to fiber-optic service

91.6%

of Utahns have access to cable service

95.1%

of Utahns have access to DSL service

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Metro & Rural County Coverage

County Name % Broadband Coverage
Beaver 99.3%
Box Elder 87.4%
Cache 93.9%
Carbon 94.8%
Daggett 91.8%
Davis 99.6%
Duchesne 86.4%
Emery 95.1%
Garfield 98.0%
Grand 93.3%
Iron 94.9%
Juab 81.8%
Kane 88.6%
Millard 59.4%
Morgan 94.5%
Piute 100.0%
Rich 62.4%
Salt Lake 99.7%
San Juan 39.1%
Sanpete 88.8%
Sevier 93.8%
Summit 91.7%
Tooele 94.7%
Uintah 84.0%
Utah 98.6%
Wasatch 91.0%
Washington 95.7%
Wayne 89.5%
Weber 97.2%

Internet Speed in Top Utah Cities

City Avg. Download Speed No. of Providers
1. Salt Lake City 138.2 MBPS 36 Providers
2. Ogden 160.6 MBPS 20 Providers
3. West Jordan 173.1 MBPS 20 Providers
4. Provo 184.9 MBPS 22 Providers
5. Sandy 162.4 MBPS 23 Providers

Fastest Major Providers in Utah

Provider Avg. download speed
Xfinity 195.2 MBPS
CenturyLink 104.9 MBPS
Utah Broadband 44.3 MBPS
Connext 42.6 MBPS
Rise Broadband 23.8 MBPS

High-Speed Internet in Utah, 2021

Written by the BroadbandNow team. Last updated 11/22/2021.

Sitting at number 29 on our list of best-connected states, Utah’s broadband performance is relatively average. Utah has a state-wide average download speed of 58.2 Mbps, as well as 139 available providers.

There is an evenly spread broadband footprint across the state, with the exception of two areas. When compared to the rest of Utah’s counties, the populations of San Juan and Daggett both have limited access to internet speeds higher than 25 Mbps.

Those who live in the larger metropolitan areas of Utah (such as Salt Lake City) have a significant advantage over smaller communities as they have many more service providers, as well as faster available speeds.

The Digital Divide in Utah

For any state, you can expect to see a significant gap between those with access to modern communication technology, and those without. This is what is known as a digital divide. Affordability and availability are two crucial factors to consider when examining the digital divide for a given area.

According to our latest affordability data, only 26.3% of Utah’s population has access to a standalone wired broadband internet plan under $60 per month. Even though there are 21 states with a lower ranking for overall performance, 12 of those states have a higher percentage of the population with access to affordable wired 25 Mbps plans.

In terms of availability, Utah’s broadband performance excels. 96.1% of Utahns have access to a 25 Mbps wired internet connection. This is a massive percentage; however, 108,000 people still don’t have access to a wired connection capable of the same speed. Additionally, 45,000 people in Utah don’t have access to any wired internet providers at all. Nonetheless, this is a relatively small number, considering over 3 million people are currently living in the state.

Best-Connected Cities

The cities in Utah with the best overall broadband ecosystem (in descending order) are Salt Lake City, Ogden, Provo, Centerville, and Linden. All five of these cities have 100% broadband coverage as well as low-priced plan availability.

Internet for Rural Areas in Utah

At the other end of the spectrum, the worst-connected towns in Utah include Duck Green Village, Garrison, Grouse creek, Mount Carmel, and Kingston (lowest ranking listed last.) These towns have no access to a wired connection and have very low average download speeds.

See how Utah’s connectivity compares with other States.

Governmental Initiatives

Utah prides itself on having “one of the youngest, most technologically savvy” workforces in the country. This is largely due to the numerous federal grants that have been awarded towards the goal of improving the state’s broadband infrastructure.

Since 2010, The The Utah Broadband Plan (formerly known as The State of Utah Broadband Project) has been awarded $5,196,025 in federal grants towards the “broadband expansion” of Utah’s educational and medical systems. However, This is only one specific example, since 2011 an additional $31,048,683 has been awarded to various other broadband initiatives in Utah, aiding in boosting the states access to a wired connection of at least 10mbps from 90.2% to 97.8% of Utahns, over the last nine years.

Sources: Data collected via the FCC, NTIA, and other sources. For a full list of data sources please visit our data page.

Internet Providers By City in Utah

Average speed over time
Alpine 98.1%
18 providers
Altamont 67.3%
7 providers
American Fork 99.0%
19 providers
Aurora 92.6%
11 providers
Beaver 98.5%
11 providers
Beryl 97.6%
9 providers
Bicknell 100.0%
7 providers
Blanding 72.9%
9 providers
Bluff 0.0%
8 providers
Bountiful 99.9%
18 providers
Brigham City 97.4%
19 providers
Bryce 100.0%
8 providers
Castle Dale 99.2%
8 providers
Cedar City 94.9%
13 providers
Cedar Valley 51.0%
13 providers
Centerfield 96.3%
11 providers
Centerville 100.0%
19 providers
Central 26.5%
8 providers
Circleville 100.0%
6 providers
Clearfield 99.3%
20 providers
Cleveland 89.9%
9 providers
Coalville 78.6%
10 providers
Corinne 52.4%
12 providers
Dammeron Valley 96.9%
9 providers
Delta 61.3%
9 providers
Deweyville 92.5%
11 providers
Draper 99.4%
20 providers
Duchesne 78.6%
7 providers
Dugway 88.7%
9 providers
Eagle Mountain 99.7%
20 providers
East Carbon 99.2%
8 providers
Eden 84.5%
14 providers
Elberta 53.2%
9 providers
Elmo 91.8%
9 providers
Emery 96.3%
8 providers
Enterprise 99.2%
9 providers
Ephraim 94.8%
11 providers
Escalante 100.0%
7 providers
Fairview 73.4%
10 providers
Farmington 99.7%
18 providers
Ferron 97.7%
12 providers
Fillmore 79.9%
9 providers
Fort Duchesne 90.8%
7 providers
Fountain Green 93.3%
10 providers
Garden City 44.5%
10 providers
Garland 88.3%
15 providers
Glendale 100.0%
8 providers
Goshen 87.4%
10 providers
Grantsville 92.4%
13 providers
Green River 93.4%
9 providers
Gunnison 98.3%
10 providers
Heber City 92.4%
16 providers
Helper 98.4%
11 providers
Henefer 96.3%
10 providers
Herriman 99.0%
17 providers
Hildale 52.1%
7 providers
Hill Afb 88.3%
15 providers
Honeyville 98.0%
13 providers
Hooper 97.9%
14 providers
Huntington 91.9%
9 providers
Huntsville 37.5%
12 providers
Hurricane 98.0%
15 providers
Hyde Park 100.0%
16 providers
Hyrum 97.4%
15 providers
Ivins 97.2%
14 providers
Kamas 95.0%
12 providers
Kanab 88.0%
12 providers
Kaysville 99.7%
16 providers
Koosharem 100.0%
7 providers
La Verkin 99.9%
12 providers
Lapoint 80.9%
7 providers
Layton 100.0%
21 providers
Leeds 58.5%
11 providers
Lehi 99.4%
21 providers
Levan 89.5%
11 providers
Lewiston 71.1%
12 providers
Lindon 100.0%
25 providers
Loa 100.0%
7 providers
Logan 97.3%
22 providers
Magna 99.8%
18 providers
Manila 92.6%
10 providers
Manti 96.3%
9 providers
Mantua 85.9%
10 providers
Mapleton 99.7%
17 providers
Marysvale 100.0%
9 providers
Mayfield 82.0%
8 providers
Mendon 91.7%
15 providers
Midvale 100.0%
22 providers
Midway 94.4%
14 providers
Milford 99.6%
8 providers
Minersville 100.0%
7 providers
Moab 93.0%
12 providers
Mona 56.7%
12 providers
Monroe 89.8%
10 providers
Monticello 72.2%
10 providers
Morgan 94.4%
15 providers
Moroni 87.9%
10 providers
Mount Pleasant 91.2%
9 providers
Neola 92.7%
7 providers
Nephi 92.7%
12 providers
Newton 88.5%
13 providers
North Salt Lake 100.0%
18 providers
Oakley 97.6%
10 providers
Ogden 97.9%
20 providers
Orangeville 98.5%
8 providers
Orderville 100.0%
7 providers
Orem 100.0%
24 providers
Panguitch 100.0%
11 providers
Paradise 73.4%
14 providers
Paragonah 92.8%
12 providers
Park City 92.7%
18 providers
Parowan 97.6%
11 providers
Payson 92.4%
16 providers
Pleasant Grove 99.8%
22 providers
Price 92.4%
11 providers
Providence 99.8%
16 providers
Provo 100.0%
22 providers
Randlett 76.4%
6 providers
Randolph 92.2%
9 providers
Redmond 86.7%
11 providers
Richfield 95.3%
11 providers
Richmond 92.6%
13 providers
Riverton 99.6%
20 providers
Roosevelt 92.3%
8 providers
Roy 98.5%
14 providers
Rush Valley 74.3%
10 providers
Saint George 99.5%
16 providers
Salem 97.7%
17 providers
Salina 97.0%
11 providers
Salt Lake City 99.8%
36 providers
Sandy 98.9%
23 providers
Santa Clara 100.0%
15 providers
Santaquin 95.7%
15 providers
Saratoga Springs 99.8%
19 providers
Smithfield 87.4%
14 providers
South Jordan 100.0%
21 providers
Spanish Fork 93.6%
18 providers
Spring City 75.0%
9 providers
Springdale 45.7%
14 providers
Springville 98.1%
18 providers
Stockton 50.3%
10 providers
Syracuse 99.9%
18 providers
Teasdale 100.0%
8 providers
Tooele 97.1%
14 providers
Torrey 91.0%
8 providers
Tremonton 75.3%
17 providers
Trenton 6.2%
13 providers
Tridell 96.2%
7 providers
Tropic 100.0%
7 providers
Vernal 85.3%
9 providers
Vernon 79.9%
9 providers
Veyo 0.0%
9 providers
Virgin 71.3%
14 providers
Washington 97.2%
16 providers
Wellington 99.4%
11 providers
Wellsville 77.7%
15 providers
Wendover 87.5%
10 providers
West Jordan 99.4%
20 providers
Willard 99.6%
15 providers
Woodruff 76.8%
7 providers
Woods Cross 99.4%
20 providers

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