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Internet Providers in Escalante, Utah
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Internet Access in Escalante, Utah
Viasat Internet has the strongest coverage footprint in Escalante. HughesNet is also widely available.
Wireless technologies (LTE, satellite, etc) have several issues that make them not particularly ideal for broadband Internet connectivity. Data caps present the largest issue.
South Central Communications is another common Internet option for Escalante, offering mainly Fiber service in 99 percent of the area. Choice Broadband offers an alternative wireless service for near one hundred percent of the local area, although it has to have roof access or line of site with a Choice Broadband access point.
The average Escalante home has 2 providers with service at that address. Competition is desireable. It means most customers have at least two ISPs competing so far as pricing and service quality at a given address. This Internet access isn't universal, however. A surprising 100 of residents still have only one option for broadband Internet access.
The broadband access insights here and elsewhere on BroadbandNow are drawn from a mix of governmental data and private data we source from telecoms, or through private third parties. Statistics regarding speed and performance data comes primarily from M-Labs, the speed test utility shown within BroadbandNow as well as Google queries. The BroadbandNow market researchers have hand-gathered package price and service data for 87 Internet deals for Escalante to date.
Internet Statistics 2022
100.0% of consumers in Escalante900 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 Escalante, Utah
|Provider||Speed||Type||Time To Download 1 GB||Availability|
|South Central Communications||1,000 Mbps||Fiber||8s||99.4%|
|Viasat Internet||50 Mbps||Satellite||2m 43s||100.0%|
|HughesNet||25 Mbps||Satellite||5m 27s||100.0%|
Internet Provider Competition Map For Escalante
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.
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 Around Escalante
Data from our researchers shows that top ISPs in the area place a limit on streaming on home Internet packages. Data caps are a public issue because users view them as a tactic to stop streaming, while providers explain data caps are a necessary tool for managing network congestion. In either case, the issue is streaming services, which can consume 1–7GB/hour.
Compare Escalante to the 5 largest cities in the US
|City||Average Download Speed||Number of Providers||Average Cost per Mbps|
|Escalante||183.7 Mbps||4||$1.12 ( + $0.00 )|
|New York||545.6 Mbps ( +361.9 Mbps )||21 ( +17 )||$0.31 ( $0.00 )|
|Los Angeles||161.3 Mbps ( -22.4 Mbps )||20 ( +16 )||$0.22 ( $0.00 )|
|Chicago||180.9 Mbps ( -2.8 Mbps )||19 ( +15 )||$0.22 ( $0.00 )|
|Houston||186.6 Mbps ( +2.9 Mbps )||26 ( +22 )||$0.20 ( $0.00 )|
|Philadelphia||179.1 Mbps ( -4.6 Mbps )||10 ( +6 )||$0.36 ( $0.00 )|