Internet Providers in American Fork, UT

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Residential Internet Statistics for American Fork, UT
Internet Providers: 12
Internet Plans: 14
Fastest Speed Available: 10,000 Mbps
Average Plan Price: $67.13

Internet Access in American Fork, Utah

American Fork has only two major broadband network types: cable (97.56% coverage) and DSL (98.19% coverage). Coaxial cable Internet is usually delivered through cable TV companies using pre-existing copper coaxial TV lines on telephone poles or buried along the street. DSL Internet, similarly, is delivered over landline phone lines. Most American Fork neighborhoods and census blocks have access to cable and DSL from two or more telecom companies.

Since FCC data is currently only collected twice a year and only published six months later, availability shown here may not be complete.

Viasat Internet and HughesNet are American Fork's primary wired Internet options.

Competition among broadband providers is strong overall. The average census block has 5-6 providers to choose from. Averaged out for all neighborhoods, there are exactly 5.46 options per location.

Outside of the Internet providers listed above, Rise Broadband is another option to consider. They have coverage in close to one hundred percent of American Fork. Fixed wireless companies like Utah Broadband are worth considering, but the main wired providers usually offer a stronger deal when it comes to performance.

  • There are 18 internet providers in American Fork with 12 of those offering residential service
  • American Fork is the 9th most connected city in Utah ahead of Saratoga Springs, Draper, and Alpine, but behind Orem and Lindon.
  • Explore internet access for communities within American Fork: Highland
  • The fastest zip code in American Fork for April 2021 is 84003. (see all below).

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 American Fork, Utah

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB
Veracity Networks 10,000 Mbps Fiber 0s
CentraCom 1,000 Mbps Fiber 8s
SUMOFIBER 1,000 Mbps Fiber 8s
XFINITY from Comcast 1,200 Mbps Cable 6s
CenturyLink Fiber Gigabit 940 Mbps Fiber 8s
CenturyLink 140 Mbps DSL 58s
Rise Broadband 100 Mbps Fixed Wireless 1m 21s
Viasat Internet 100 Mbps Satellite 1m 21s
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s

Summary of Internet Providers Availability in American Fork, Utah

  • CenturyLink - DSL - 98.2% Availability in American Fork - Speeds up to 140 Mbps
  • Rise Broadband - Fixed Wireless - 99.7% Availability in American Fork - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
  • Xfinity - Cable - 98.2% Availability in American Fork - Speeds up to 1,200 Mbps
  • CenturyLink Fiber Gigabit - Fiber - 38.9% Availability in American Fork - Speeds up to 940 Mbps
  • CentraCom - Fiber - 36.3% Availability in American Fork - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • SUMOFIBER - Fiber - 31.0% Availability in American Fork - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • Veracity - Fiber - 6.0% Availability in American Fork - Speeds up to 10,000 Mbps
  • Viasat - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in American Fork - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
  • HughesNet - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in American Fork - Speeds up to 25 Mbps

Internet Provider Competition Map For American Fork

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American Fork is the 9th most connected city in Utah ahead of Saratoga Springs, Draper, and Alpine, but behind Orem and Lindon.

The “Connected” metric is a citywide average based on FCC data showing the density of broadband options at the census block level.

Approximately 4,000 people in Utah 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.

Fiber Availability: 41% of people living in American Fork have residential fiber service available to them.

Fiber coverage data is sourced from FCC Form 477 filings and cross-validated through BroadbandNow with private datasets and direct provider reporting.

Approximately 97% of American Fork residents are serviced by multiple wired providers.

This coverage statistic is based on a mix of FCC and private provider reporting in the past two quarters.

As of this month, 84003 is the zip code with the fastest average download speed in American Fork.

Zip-based speed averages are calculated from M-Labs consumer speed tests run by IP addresses in the area.

In Utah County, approximately 12,000 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 Cord Cutting Around American Fork

Data collected by our research team shows that some of the popular providers in American Fork currently use data caps on residential Internet connections. Data caps are controversial because customers view them as a strategy to limit video streaming, while providers insist that they are a reasonable strategy as they struggle to manage network traffic. Either way, the culprit is the same: streaming services, which can consume anywhere from one to seven Gigabytes/hour.

Internet access in American Fork neighborhoods

American Fork coverage data is available in these specific communities: Highland.

Summary Of Internet Providers In American Fork

Provider Type Coverage Speed
CenturyLink DSL 98.2%+ 140 Mbps
Utah Broadband Fixed Wireless 99.9%+ 60 Mbps
Rise Broadband Fixed Wireless 99.7%+ 100 Mbps
XFINITY from Comcast Cable 98.2%+ 1,200 Mbps
Prestige Broadband Fixed Wireless 80.1%+ 40 Mbps
CenturyLink Fiber Gigabit Fiber 38.9%+ 940 Mbps
CentraCom Fiber 36.3%+ 1,000 Mbps
SUMOFIBER Fiber 31.0%+ 1,000 Mbps
Vivint Internet Fixed Wireless 19.7%+ 100 Mbps
Veracity Networks Fiber 6.0%+ 10,000 Mbps
Viasat Internet Satellite 100% 100 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 Mbps
Rise Broadband Fixed Wireless 83.5%+ 100 Mbps
Comcast Business Cable 73.9%+ 987 Mbps
Utah Broadband Fixed Wireless 100% 50 Mbps
Crown Castle Fiber Fiber 100% 1,000 Mbps
Prestige Broadband Fixed Wireless 65.2%+ 40 Mbps
CentraFiOX by CentraCom Fiber 36.3%+ 1,000 Mbps
CenturyLink Business Fiber 34.9%+ 940 Mbps
Veracity Networks Fiber 22.7%+ 10,000 Mbps
GTT Communications DSL 2.5%+ 6 Mbps

Compare American Fork to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
American Fork 106.1 Mbps 12 $0.06 ( + $0.00 )
New York 415.4 Mbps ( +309.3 Mbps ) 16 ( +4 ) $0.21 ( + $0.00 )
Los Angeles 118.9 Mbps ( +12.8 Mbps ) 17 ( +5 ) $0.15 ( + $0.00 )
Chicago 116.2 Mbps ( +10.1 Mbps ) 15 ( +3 ) $0.19 ( + $0.00 )
Houston 127.4 Mbps ( +21.3 Mbps ) 23 ( +11 ) $0.18 ( + $0.00 )
Philadelphia 127.6 Mbps ( +21.5 Mbps ) 8 ( -4 ) $0.18 ( + $0.00 )

Customer Reviews of Internet Providers in American Fork


Utah Broadband does well, considering they are a wireless ISP. We pay for 20Mbps download/2Mbps upload. We usually get 18-20 download and 1.8-2.2 upload. However, we will sometimes get 10-14 Mbps download and about 1.4 upload. This seems to usually be during high use periods or sometimes in adverse weather. Wireless-provided internet is inherently inferior to wired ISP services. It relies on wireless connections, which are subject to all kinds of inferences. Utah Broadband does, however, have very good customer service and knowledgeable and friendly technicians.