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Internet Providers in Alta, Wyoming
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Internet Access in Alta, Wyoming
Broadband competition in Alta is above average in comparison with other parts of Wyoming, with is an average of 3.62 providers available in each census block. Alta ranks at 23rd on the "most connected city" charts. Only 21.32 percent of the area have one or fewer choices for Internet services.
The broadband packages listed above are collected individually by our research team. The 21 Internet packages displayed above are the latest of 124 broadband packages we've collected in Alta to date.
Coverage from the biggest companies, Viasat Internet and HughesNet, as a rule, will overlap. As a result, the decision between Viasat and HughesNet is common in Alta.
Fixed wireless is the strongest broadband option in much of the Alta area, and the only alternative to Internet access technologies like satellite Internet. Current coverage data analysis shows that 90.81 percent of Alta has access to some form of fixed wireless service.
While the main providers are Viasat and HughesNet, Silver Star Communications also serves Alta with a recorded top speed of 1,000 Mbps. Providers such as Silver Star Communications can connect you to 6 Mbps or more via direct wireless hardware. There are also 4 providers with specialized enterprise services like T1 and MPLS. See the interactive map below to compare how many options residents have at a granular level, and check the "Download Speeds" tab to compare how Viasat compares with other local ISPs in consumer speed tests.
Internet Statistics 2021
21.3% of consumers in Alta100 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 Alta, Wyoming
|Provider||Speed||Type||Time To Download 1 GB||Availability|
|Silver Star Communications||1,000 Mbps||Fiber and DSL||8s||90.3%|
|Rise Broadband||50 Mbps||Fixed Wireless||2m 43s||89.7%|
|Viasat Internet||50 Mbps||Satellite||2m 43s||100.0%|
|HughesNet||25 Mbps||Satellite||5m 27s||100.0%|
The “Connected” metric is a citywide average based on FCC data showing the density of broadband options at the census block level.
This statistic is drawn from the population in census blocks not served by at least one wired broadband provider.
Fiber coverage data is sourced from FCC Form 477 filings and cross-validated through BroadbandNow with private datasets and direct provider reporting.
This coverage statistic is based on a mix of FCC and private provider reporting in the past two quarters.
25 Mbps download and 3 Mbps upload is the minimum speed for an Internet connection to be classified as “Broadband” by the FCC.
Compare Alta to the 5 largest cities in the US
|City||Average Download Speed||Number of Providers||Average Cost per Mbps|
|Alta||21.2 Mbps||7||$3.80 ( + $0.00 )|
|New York||534.4 Mbps ( +513.2 Mbps )||17 ( +10 )||$0.48 ( $0.00 )|
|Los Angeles||148.8 Mbps ( +127.6 Mbps )||17 ( +10 )||$0.28 ( $0.00 )|
|Chicago||160.6 Mbps ( +139.4 Mbps )||15 ( +8 )||$0.32 ( $0.00 )|
|Houston||169.5 Mbps ( +148.3 Mbps )||23 ( +16 )||$0.31 ( $0.00 )|
|Philadelphia||162.1 Mbps ( +140.9 Mbps )||8 ( +1 )||$0.66 ( $0.00 )|