Internet Providers in Tropic, UT

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

Internet Access in Tropic, Utah

The overall most common wired Internet technologies in Tropic are Satellite networks followed by Fiber. Our records show that Satellite has a near one hundred percent territory, compared to the close to one hundred percent Fiber penetration. Even considering cable connections and DSL networks may be more affordable, fiber networks are overall better designed for transmitting digital data and result in significantly faster speeds both up and downstream.

Viasat Internet offers the widest availability for Tropic residents. close to one hundred percent of Tropic census blocks can get access to them. HughesNet is the most common second option in the area, serving near one hundred percent of local addresses with Satellite Internet service. HughesNet's fastest plan for Tropic is 25 megabits per second.

South Central Communications provides a common alternative, serving Tropic with a maximum speed of 1,000 Mbps. There are 2 providers in Tropic offering enterprise-level services like SD-WAN or custom fiber loops. The small business providers listed above include all providers with business packages online.

As of recent FCC reports, 100 percent of Tropic households (500 residents total) have a single choice for wired Internet, or none.

Coverage data on this page comes from FCC data, which requires companies in Tropic to report there coverage area data biannually. By using our relationships with ISPs, we are able to validate this data against privatized data submitted by telecoms directly. Our speed averages are calculated based on browser-based speed tests originating from the Tropic area.

Internet Statistics 2021

500 People Only have access to 1 or fewer wired internet providers available at their address.

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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Tropic, 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 Tropic, Utah

  • South Central - Fiber - 99.8% Availability in Tropic - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • Viasat - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Tropic - Speeds up to 50 Mbps
  • HughesNet - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Tropic - Speeds up to 25 Mbps

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Tropic is the 224th most connected city in Utah behind Hurricane, Parowan, Kanab, Panguitch, and Beaver.

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: 100% of people living in Tropic 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.

Summary Of Internet Providers In Tropic

Provider Type Coverage Speed
South Central Communications Fiber 99.8%+ 1,000 Mbps
Viasat Internet Satellite 100% 50 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 Mbps
South Central Communications Fiber 100% 1,000 Mbps

Compare Tropic to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Tropic 10.5 Mbps 3 $1.30 ( + $0.00 )
New York 415.4 Mbps ( +404.9 Mbps ) 16 ( +13 ) $0.70 ( $0.00 )
Los Angeles 118.9 Mbps ( +108.4 Mbps ) 17 ( +14 ) $0.25 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 116.2 Mbps ( +105.7 Mbps ) 15 ( +12 ) $0.27 ( $0.00 )
Houston 127.4 Mbps ( +116.9 Mbps ) 23 ( +20 ) $0.27 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 127.6 Mbps ( +117.1 Mbps ) 8 ( +5 ) $0.37 ( $0.00 )