Internet Providers in Lapoint, UT

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Residential Internet Statistics for Lapoint, UT
Wired Internet Providers: 2
Average Speed Test Result: 5 Mbps
Top Advertised Speed: 1,000 Mbps
No Broadband Access: 30.67%

Internet Access in Lapoint, Utah

As it stands, DSL is the only high-speed wired network option that has meaningful availability within Lapoint proper. According to the latest data, it can be accessed by 97.64 percent of the local population. DSL Internet is delivered over telephone wires on utility poles, which is the reason DSL comes from telephone operators, such as Strata Networks.

The plans displayed on this page are collected individually by our research team.

Strata Networks is the third largest wired broadband provider in Lapoint, available for 97 percent of local addresses. Strata Networks is also a common option — while fixed wireless isn't as well known as cable or DSL, it can be an equivalent service quality in some cases.

Coverage from Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) and HughesNet, generally, will overlap. As a result, the choice between Viasat and HughesNet is common.

To summarize, the Internet market isn't perfect in Lapoint. Explore the map below to see which streets in Lapoint have broadband competition. For now, only 700 Lapoint locals have access to fewer than one providers.

Internet Statistics 2021

700 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 Lapoint, Utah

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB
Strata Networks 1,000 Mbps DSL and Fiber 8s
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) 100 Mbps Satellite 1m 21s
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s

Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Lapoint, Utah

  • Strata - 97.6% Availability in Lapoint - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • Viasat - 100.0% Availability in Lapoint - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
  • HughesNet - 100.0% Availability in Lapoint - Speeds up to 25 Mbps

Internet Providers in Nearby Cities

Internet Provider Competition Map For Lapoint

Lapoint Internet Competition Map. Click for interactive map.
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Lapoint is the 189th most connected city in Utah ahead of Duchesne, but behind Vernal, Fort Duchesne, Roosevelt, and Rangely.

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

Approximately 200 people in Uintah 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: 28% of people living in Lapoint 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 28% of Lapoint 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.

In Uintah County, approximately 2,000 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 Caps and Video Streaming in Lapoint

Data collected by our research team shows that common ISPs in the area use data caps on residential Internet plans. Data caps are disliked because users see caps as a tactic to discourage video streaming, while providers insist data caps are a reasonable strategy for managing network traffic. In either case, the culprit is video streaming, which easily eats up 1–7GB/hour.

Summary Of Internet Providers In Lapoint

Provider Type Coverage Speed
Strata Networks DSL, Fiber, and Fixed Wireless 100% 1,000 Mbps
SBT Internet Fixed Wireless 19.6%+ 35 Mbps
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) Satellite 100% 100 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 Mbps
Strata Networks Fiber 21.7%+ 1,000 Mbps
SBT Internet Fixed Wireless 0.0%+ 35 Mbps

Compare Lapoint to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Lapoint 5 Mbps 6 $0.36 ( + $0.00 )
New York 349.1 Mbps ( +344.1 Mbps ) 15 ( +9 ) $0.18 ( $0.00 )
Los Angeles 107.1 Mbps ( +102.1 Mbps ) 18 ( +12 ) $0.20 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 99.7 Mbps ( +94.7 Mbps ) 15 ( +9 ) $0.33 ( $0.00 )
Houston 111.7 Mbps ( +106.7 Mbps ) 21 ( +15 ) $0.21 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 115.3 Mbps ( +110.3 Mbps ) 9 ( +3 ) $0.25 ( $0.00 )