Internet Providers in Vernal, UT

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Residential Internet Statistics for Vernal, UT
Internet Providers: 9
Internet Plans: 21
Fastest Speed Available: 10,000 Mbps
Average Plan Price: $61.75

Internet Access in Vernal, Utah

Information on BroadbandNow is based on biannual FCC provider territory reporting. We also use direct reporting from providers to enhance the information down to the census block or lit address level. Plan and pricing data on BroadbandNow is collected by our market research division. We've analyzed and verified 261 Internet deals in Vernal since 2014. Real-world speed test averages shown here for Vernal is currently limited to the 2,821 speed tests shown in the tools below.

DSL broadband from phone companies has lots of availability compared to other types of wired broadband in Vernal because pretty much all houses are connected to phone wires. The line reaches the home via utility poles outside, which continues to a modem attached to the phone jack inside to complete the connection for home Wifi.

There is a strong amount of competition between Internet providers in Vernal, but 6,000 people in the area still don't have access to multiple providers. If these residents aren't satisfied with the quality of service, they are left with no choice but to compromise for a poor quality wireless. Luckily, this issue isn't widespread in Vernal. The average household has 4 Internet options.

Coverage from the biggest providers, Viasat Internet and HughesNet, generally, will overlap. As a result, the choice between Viasat and HughesNet is a common one in Vernal.

Besides the Internet options listed above, Strata Networks provides a third option for wired broadband in 99 percent of Vernal. Fixed wireless providers like Strata Networks are also worth considering. However, the main wired options are usually a stronger deal so far as performance.

  • There are 9 internet providers in Vernal with 9 of those offering residential service
  • Vernal is the 158th most connected city in Utah ahead of Mountain View, Fort Duchesne, Rangely, and Duchesne, but behind Roosevelt.
  • Explore internet access for communities within Vernal: Naples
  • The fastest zip code in Vernal for July 2021 is 84078. (see all below).

Internet Statistics 2021

6,000 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 Vernal, Utah

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB Availability
Strata Networks 1,000 Mbps Fiber 8s 53.2%
SUMOFIBER 10,000 Mbps Fiber 0s 5.0%
XFINITY from Comcast 1,200 Mbps Cable 6s 1.5%
Viasat Internet 100 Mbps Satellite 1m 21s 100.0%
Strata Networks 100 Mbps DSL 1m 21s 99.3%
Strata Networks 100 Mbps Cable 1m 21s 66.8%
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s 100.0%

Internet Providers in Nearby Cities

Internet Provider Competition Map For Vernal

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Vernal is the 158th most connected city in Utah ahead of Mountain View, Fort Duchesne, Rangely, and Duchesne, but behind Roosevelt.

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

Approximately 500 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: 53% of people living in Vernal 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 74% of Vernal 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, 84078 is the zip code with the fastest average download speed in Vernal.

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

In Uintah County, approximately 6,000 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 Cord Cutting Around Vernal

Data collected by our researchers shows that some of the top ISPs in the area currently place a limit on data use for their residential Internet plans. Data caps are a public issue because users see caps as a strategy for limiting video streaming. Providers maintain data caps are a reasonable strategy as they struggle to manage heavy network congestion. In either case, the problem is the same: video streaming, which can eat up one to seven Gigabytes/hour.

Internet access in Vernal neighborhoods

To date, we have aggregated data about Internet access in the following communities in Vernal: Naples.

Compare Vernal to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Vernal 42 Mbps 9 $0.19 ( + $0.00 )
New York 534.4 Mbps ( +492.4 Mbps ) 17 ( +8 ) $0.89 ( + $0.00 )
Los Angeles 148.8 Mbps ( +106.8 Mbps ) 17 ( +8 ) $0.24 ( + $0.00 )
Chicago 160.6 Mbps ( +118.6 Mbps ) 15 ( +6 ) $0.27 ( + $0.00 )
Houston 169.5 Mbps ( +127.5 Mbps ) 23 ( +14 ) $0.26 ( + $0.00 )
Philadelphia 162.1 Mbps ( +120.1 Mbps ) 8 ( -1 ) $0.38 ( + $0.00 )