Internet Providers in Albin, Wyoming

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Residential Internet Statistics for Albin, WY
Wired Internet Providers: 2
Average Speed Test Result: 3.11 Mbps
Top Advertised Speed: 1,000 Mbps
No Broadband Access: 35.41%

Internet Access in Albin, Wyoming

DSL service is the only wired broadband network choice with meaningful coverage in Albin. According to our latest data, it can be accessed by around 98.75 percent of the local population. DSL Internet service reaches subscribers through landline phone lines, which is why it almost always is provided by phone operators, such as Range Telephone Cooperative.

The majority of Albin households have 2-3 wired Internet providers available to them. 97.26 percent of the Albin area are limited to one or fewer options. Regardless of alternative services on the market, including LTE, DSL and cable broadband usually provide the best price for home use.

Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) offers the widest availability in Albin. virtually one hundred percent of Albin census blocks can get Internet service from them. HughesNet is also a common choice in the area, with coverage in near one hundred percent of Albin with Satellite service. The fastest package we've found for HughesNet in Albin is 25 Mbps download.

The data listed here comes via FCC filings. Coverage data is cross-validated with private data sources to provide more detailed resources than is available from government websites. Lit address data is currently only available for select providers. Data about pricing of current Internet plans is generated by manually collecting thousands of plans annually. We've catalogued 152 Albin Internet plans since 2014. There are 34 Internet packages currently marketed in the area.

Besides the Internet options listed above, Range Telephone Cooperative provides a third choice for coverage in 98 percent of the Albin area. Fixed wireless providers such as Action Communications and satellite Internet companies such as are also worth looking at. However, the incumbent wired providers usually offer a stronger deal so far as performance and pricing.

Internet Statistics 2021

300 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 Albin, Wyoming

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB
Range Telephone Cooperative 1,000 Mbps DSL and Fiber 8s
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) 50 Mbps Satellite 2m 43s
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s
Rise Broadband 50 Mbps Fixed Wireless 2m 43s

Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Albin, Wyoming

  • Range Telephone Cooperative - 98.8% Availability in Albin - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • Rise Broadband - 11.0% Availability in Albin - Speeds up to 50 Mbps
  • Viasat - 100.0% Availability in Albin - Speeds up to 50 Mbps
  • HughesNet - 100.0% Availability in Albin - Speeds up to 25 Mbps

Internet Provider Competition Map For Albin

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Albin is the 94th most connected city in Wyoming behind Scottsbluff, Kimball, Gering, Mitchell, and Morrill.

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

Approximately 2,000 people in Laramie 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 Laramie County, approximately 9,000 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 Albin

Data from our research team suggests that some of the common providers in the area use data caps for their home Internet connections. Data caps are a public issue because consumers see them as a strategy for limiting streaming services, while providers insist that caps are a necessary tool for managing heavy network congestion. Either way, the problem is the same: over-the-top streaming, which can consume anywhere from one to seven Gigabytes/hr.

Summary Of Internet Providers In Albin

Provider Type Coverage Speed
Range Telephone Cooperative DSL and Fiber 98.8%+ 1,000 Mbps
Action Communications Fixed Wireless 100% 31 Mbps
Visionary Communications Fixed Wireless 74.1%+ 250 Mbps
Rise Broadband Fixed Wireless 11.0%+ 50 Mbps
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) Satellite 100% 50 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 Mbps
Visionary Communications Fixed Wireless 85.2%+ 100 Mbps
Range Telephone Cooperative DSL and Fiber 100% 1,000 Mbps
Rise Broadband Fixed Wireless 38.7%+ 50 Mbps

Compare Albin to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Albin 3.1 Mbps 7 $1.85 ( + $0.00 )
New York 349.1 Mbps ( +346 Mbps ) 15 ( +8 ) $0.46 ( $0.00 )
Los Angeles 107.1 Mbps ( +104 Mbps ) 18 ( +11 ) $0.27 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 99.7 Mbps ( +96.6 Mbps ) 15 ( +8 ) $0.30 ( $0.00 )
Houston 111.7 Mbps ( +108.6 Mbps ) 21 ( +14 ) $0.26 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 115.3 Mbps ( +112.2 Mbps ) 9 ( +2 ) $0.34 ( $0.00 )