Internet Providers in Paragonah, UT

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Residential Internet Statistics for Paragonah, UT
Wired Internet Providers: 4
Average Speed Test Result: 39.62 Mbps
Top Advertised Speed: 1,000 Mbps
No Broadband Access: 7.16%

Internet Access in Paragonah, Utah

4-5 ISPs are available for the average Paragonah resident. In context, this is actually a good amount of choice contrasted with other cities. Competition often results in lower pricing.

The data on this page comes via FCC reports, and is using private data sources and direct provider reporting to provide more accurate resources than governmental websites. Speed and pricing data is generated by our research experts, who gather thousands of plans each year. We've analyzed 201 Paragonah Internet plans since 2014, with 29 Internet or bundled plans currently active in the area.

Looking at network technologies available across Paragonah, the most frequently available physical wire Internet connection infrastructures are DSL and Satellite, with 90.52% and near one hundred percent respectively. Phone companies usually offer DSL connections, which makes technical sense because DSL, or "Digital Subscriber Line," sends digital information via phone wires. Compared to other copper-based networks, the twisted copper makeup of telephone lines allows for slightly less bandwidth than newer wire types such as cable and several times less than fiber.

Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) has the largest coverage area in Paragonah. virtually one hundred percent of the Paragonah area can get Internet service from them. HughesNet is the most likely second option, providing virtually one hundred percent of residents with Satellite service. The fastest plan advertised by HughesNet in Paragonah is 25 megabits per second.

Aside from the Internet options listed above, South Central Communications is another option to consider. They have Internet in 92 percent of the Paragonah area. Fixed wireless providers such as InfoWest are also worth looking at, but the incumbent wired providers usually offer a better value so far as speed.

  • There are 11 internet providers in Paragonah with 8 of those offering residential service
  • Paragonah is the 169th most connected city in Utah ahead of Beaver, but behind Parowan, Cedar City, Milford, and Panguitch.

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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Paragonah, Utah

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB
South Central Communications 1,000 Mbps Cable and Fiber 8s
TDS Telecom 1,000 Mbps Cable 8s
CenturyLink 40 Mbps DSL 3m 24s
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) 35 Mbps Satellite 3m 54s
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s

Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Paragonah, Utah

  • South Central - 92.8% Availability in Paragonah - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • CenturyLink - 90.5% Availability in Paragonah - Speeds up to 40 Mbps
  • TDS Telecom - 11.3% Availability in Paragonah - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • Viasat - 100.0% Availability in Paragonah - Speeds up to 35 Mbps
  • HughesNet - 100.0% Availability in Paragonah - Speeds up to 25 Mbps

Internet Provider Competition Map For Paragonah

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Paragonah is the 169th most connected city in Utah ahead of Beaver, but behind Parowan, Cedar City, Milford, and Panguitch.

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

Approximately 1,000 people in Iron 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: 93% of people living in Paragonah 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 93% of Paragonah 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 Iron County, approximately 4,000 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 Paragonah

Data collected by our market researchers suggests that some of the common providers in the area use data caps on home Internet connections. Data caps are controversial since users view caps as a tactic for limiting video streaming. Providers maintain data caps are a reasonable strategy for managing heavy network traffic. In either case, the culprit is the same: streaming services, which easily eats up anywhere from one to seven Gigabytes/hr.

Summary Of Internet Providers In Paragonah

Provider Type Coverage Speed
South Central Communications Cable, Fiber, and Fixed Wireless 92.8%+ 1,000 Mbps
InfoWest Fixed Wireless 94.8%+ 100 Mbps
CenturyLink DSL 90.5%+ 40 Mbps
TDS Telecom Cable 11.3%+ 1,000 Mbps
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) Satellite 100% 35 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 Mbps
CenturyLink Business DSL and Fiber 100% 1,000 Mbps
InfoWest Fixed Wireless 100% 100 Mbps
South Central Communications Fixed Wireless, Cable, and Fiber 18.9%+ 1,000 Mbps

Compare Paragonah to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Paragonah 39.6 Mbps 8 $0.20 ( + $0.00 )
New York 349.1 Mbps ( +309.5 Mbps ) 15 ( +7 ) $0.18 ( $0.00 )
Los Angeles 107.1 Mbps ( +67.5 Mbps ) 18 ( +10 ) $0.20 ( + $0.00 )
Chicago 99.7 Mbps ( +60.1 Mbps ) 15 ( +7 ) $0.33 ( + $0.00 )
Houston 111.7 Mbps ( +72.1 Mbps ) 21 ( +13 ) $0.21 ( + $0.00 )
Philadelphia 115.3 Mbps ( +75.7 Mbps ) 9 ( +1 ) $0.26 ( + $0.00 )