Internet Providers in Price, UT

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Residential Internet Statistics for Price, UT
Internet Providers: 6
Internet Plans: 7
Fastest Speed Available: 1,000 Mbps
Average Plan Price: $60.07

Internet Access in Price, Utah

Data below is calculated based on the FCC's bi-annual coverage reports. We also use direct provider coverage reports and other private datasets to further validate and enhance that data, down to the census block or lit address level. Plan, pricing, and other data is collected by our data science team. BroadbandNow has analyzed and verified 243 bundled broadband deals in Price. Speed test data in the graph below is limited to 1,423 records as of 2021. This gives a snapshot of what some subscribers are getting in the area, but trends low since tests are usually run to diagnose home networking issues.

Viasat Internet and HughesNet are Price's most widely available wired broadband options.

Broadband competition in Price is overall high, with most homes having 3 Internet service providers available in their area. This choice isn't spread out evenly — as a notable 7.68 percent of the population are limited to one or zero options.

Emery Telcom is another commonly available broadband choice in Price. They offer Fiber and DSL service with coverage in virtually one hundred percent of Price. BEH Communications offers an alternative wireless service worth noting to near one hundred percent of Price, although it needs roof access and proximity to a BEH Communications access point.

Overall, Price's broadband Internet infrastructure conforms with a similar pattern to other US towns and cities: widespread access to bundled cable and DSL service, except that most houses are stuck with one company for subscribing to either type of service. The cable/DSL pattern results from the fact that most Broadband Internet providers have their roots as TV and telephone companies, and use these existing wired networks on telephone poles for delivering their broadband service. Fiber network access is growing as an alternative. While some "Fiber" plans aren't actually "Fiber to the Home" connections, 70.27 percent of the Price area is covered by fiber stretching to the block.

  • There are 10 internet providers in Price with 6 of those offering residential service
  • Price is the 122nd most connected city in Utah ahead of Wellington, Castle Dale, Mount Pleasant, and Huntington, but behind Helper.
  • The fastest zip code in Price for July 2021 is 84501. (see all below).

Internet Statistics 2021

1,000 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 Price, Utah

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB Availability
Emery Telcom 1,000 Mbps Fiber and DSL 8s 99.7%
Emery Telcom 1,000 Mbps Cable 8s 91.9%
Viasat Internet 50 Mbps Satellite 2m 43s 100.0%
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s 100.0%

Internet Provider Competition Map For Price

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Price is the 122nd most connected city in Utah ahead of Wellington, Castle Dale, Mount Pleasant, and Huntington, but behind Helper.

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

Approximately 53 people in Carbon 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: 70% of people living in Price 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 92% of Price 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, 84501 is the zip code with the fastest average download speed in Price.

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

In Carbon County, approximately 1,000 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 in Price

Data collected by our research team shows that top providers in Price currently place some sort of limit on data use for their residential broadband connections. Data caps are a public issue since consumers see caps as a tactic to stop streaming services. Providers maintain that caps are a reasonable strategy as they struggle to manage network congestion. In either case, the issue is the same: video streaming, which easily uses one to seven Gigabytes/hr.

Compare Price to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Price 91.6 Mbps 7 $0.33 ( + $0.00 )
New York 534.4 Mbps ( +442.8 Mbps ) 17 ( +10 ) $0.89 ( + $0.00 )
Los Angeles 148.8 Mbps ( +57.2 Mbps ) 17 ( +10 ) $0.24 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 160.6 Mbps ( +69 Mbps ) 15 ( +8 ) $0.27 ( $0.00 )
Houston 169.5 Mbps ( +77.9 Mbps ) 23 ( +16 ) $0.26 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 162.1 Mbps ( +70.5 Mbps ) 8 ( +1 ) $0.38 ( + $0.00 )