Internet Providers in Wales, UT

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Residential Internet Statistics for Wales, UT
Internet Providers: 6
Internet Plans: 7
Fastest Speed Available: 1,000 Mbps
Average Plan Price: $61.81

Internet Access in Wales, Utah

Information on this page is based on the FCC's bi-annual coverage reporting. We leverage direct provider reports and other privatized data to further validate and enhance that data down to the census block or lit address level. Plan and pricing data is gathered through our data analysis team. Locally, we've collected and verified 100 broadband plans in Wales since 2014. Speed test data in the graph below is limited to 9 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.

Broadband competition in the Wales area is overall high. The average location has 3 Internet service providers available in their area. Internet access isn't distributed evenly. A surprising 100 percent of area residents are limited to one or fewer options.

DSL Internet providers like CentraCom deliver Internet service over phone lines on utility poles, which is why it often comes through corporations that bundle Internet access with landline phone service. DSL (Digital Subscriber Line) Internet is serviceable to practically one hundred percent of the area. You can refer to the graphs below to get an idea of how the advertised speed, latency, and etc align with user-tested speed and throughput.

CentraCom is also a commonly available Internet option in Wales. They offer mainly DSL service available to close to one hundred percent of the area. Halo Fixed Wireless offers an alternative wireless service worth noting for virtually one hundred percent of local residents. Keep in mind that this option needs roof access or proximity to a Halo Fixed Wireless access point.

According to the most recent FCC data and direct provider reporting, Viasat Internet and HughesNet are the largest providers in Wales in terms of coverage area. As the interactive map below demonstrates, the more common ISPs frequently compete at addresses around Wales.

Internet Statistics 2021

400 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 Wales, Utah

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB
CentraCom 1,000 Mbps Fiber 8s
Viasat Internet 50 Mbps Satellite 2m 43s
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s
CentraCom 50 Mbps DSL 2m 43s

Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Wales, Utah

  • CentraCom - Fiber - 50.1% Availability in Wales - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • CentraCom - DSL - 100.0% Availability in Wales - Speeds up to 50 Mbps
  • Viasat - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Wales - Speeds up to 50 Mbps
  • HughesNet - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Wales - Speeds up to 25 Mbps

Internet Provider Competition Map For Wales

Wales Internet Competition Map. Click for interactive map.
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Wales is the 200th most connected city in Utah behind Ephraim, Manti, Moroni, Mount Pleasant, and Gunnison.

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 Sanpete 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.

In Sanpete County, approximately 3,000 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 Wales

Data collected by our researchers shows that many of the common providers in Wales place a limit on data use for their home broadband packages. Data caps are disliked since customers view them as a strategy for limiting streaming services. Providers insist that they are a necessary strategy as they struggle to manage network traffic. Either way, the culprit is the same: streaming services, which easily uses 1–7GB/hour.

Summary Of Internet Providers In Wales

Provider Type Coverage Speed
CentraCom Fiber 50.1%+ 1,000 Mbps
CentraCom DSL 100% 50 Mbps
Halo Fixed Wireless Fixed Wireless 100% 50 Mbps
CentraCom Fixed Wireless 100% 250 Mbps
Viasat Internet Satellite 100% 50 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 Mbps
CentraFiOX by CentraCom Fiber 8.9%+ 1,000 Mbps
CentraFiOX by CentraCom Fixed Wireless 100% 250 Mbps

Compare Wales to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Wales 11.6 Mbps 6 $3.29 ( + $0.00 )
New York 415.4 Mbps ( +403.8 Mbps ) 16 ( +10 ) $0.70 ( $0.00 )
Los Angeles 118.9 Mbps ( +107.3 Mbps ) 17 ( +11 ) $0.25 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 116.2 Mbps ( +104.6 Mbps ) 15 ( +9 ) $0.27 ( $0.00 )
Houston 127.4 Mbps ( +115.8 Mbps ) 23 ( +17 ) $0.27 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 127.6 Mbps ( +116 Mbps ) 8 ( +2 ) $0.37 ( $0.00 )