Internet Providers in Escalante, UT

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Residential Internet Statistics for Escalante, UT
Internet Providers: 3
Internet Plans: 1
Fastest Speed Available: 1,000 Mbps
Average Plan Price: $45

Internet Access in Escalante, Utah

Viasat Internet has the strongest coverage footprint in Escalante. HughesNet is also widely available.

The issue with wireless service being the only major option for Escalante residents is that, compared with cable, wireless service has lower speeds, higher prices, and data caps. wireless Internet isn't ideal for activities like streaming, video chat, and any high-bandwidth apps.

South Central Communications is another common Internet option for Escalante, offering mainly Fiber service in 99 percent of the area.

100 percent of Escalante residents are currently without a choice so far as broadband Internet service. This is not an unexpected figure, seeing as market competition between providers is low. Addresses in the local area generally have 1 choices for service, accounting for the whole community.

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 73 Internet deals for Escalante to date.

  • There are 7 internet providers in Escalante with 3 of those offering residential service
  • Escalante is the 227th most connected city in Utah behind Parowan, Kanab, Monroe, Panguitch, and Tonalea.

Internet Statistics 2021

900 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
South Central Communications 1,000 Mbps Fiber 8s
Viasat Internet 50 Mbps Satellite 2m 43s
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s

Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Escalante, Utah

  • South Central - Fiber - 99.4% Availability in Escalante - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • Viasat - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Escalante - Speeds up to 50 Mbps
  • HughesNet - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Escalante - Speeds up to 25 Mbps

Internet Provider Competition Map For Escalante

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Escalante is the 227th most connected city in Utah behind Parowan, Kanab, Monroe, Panguitch, and Tonalea.

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

Approximately 99 people in Garfield 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: 99% of people living in Escalante 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.

In Garfield County, approximately 99 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 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.

Summary Of Internet Providers In Escalante

Provider Type Coverage Speed
South Central Communications Fiber 99.4%+ 1,000 Mbps
Viasat Internet Satellite 100% 50 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 Mbps
South Central Communications Fiber 100% 1,000 Mbps
Verizon Business Copper 0.0%+ 1.5 Mbps

Compare Escalante to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Escalante 119.1 Mbps 3 $0.04 ( + $0.00 )
New York 415.4 Mbps ( +296.3 Mbps ) 16 ( +13 ) $0.21 ( + $0.00 )
Los Angeles 118.9 Mbps ( -0.2 Mbps ) 17 ( +14 ) $0.15 ( + $0.00 )
Chicago 116.2 Mbps ( -2.9 Mbps ) 15 ( +12 ) $0.19 ( + $0.00 )
Houston 127.4 Mbps ( +8.3 Mbps ) 23 ( +20 ) $0.18 ( + $0.00 )
Philadelphia 127.6 Mbps ( +8.5 Mbps ) 8 ( +5 ) $0.18 ( + $0.00 )