Internet Service Providers in Alta, Wyoming

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Residential Internet Statistics for Alta, WY
Wired Internet Providers: 2
Average Speed Test Result: 55.72 Mbps
Top Advertised Speed: 1,000 Mbps
No Broadband Access: 14.52%

Internet Access in Alta, Wyoming

Broadband competition in Alta is above average in comparison with other parts of Wyoming, with is an average of 3.4 providers available in each census block. Alta ranks at 24th 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 19 Internet packages displayed above are the latest of 117 broadband packages we've collected in Alta to date.

Coverage from the biggest companies, Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) and HughesNet, as a rule, will overlap. As a result, the decision between Viasat and HughesNet is common in Alta.

DSL broadband from telephone companies has lots of coverage in comparison to other Internet services around Alta because virtually every house in Alta is connected to phone lines — the wire usually reaches the home via a utility pole, which continues to a modem attached to the ethernet outlet inside to complete the connection for home Wifi.

While the main providers are Viasat and HughesNet, Silver Star Communications also serves Alta with a recorded top speed of 100 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

100 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 Alta, Wyoming

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

Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Alta, Wyoming

  • Silver Star - 90.3% Availability in Alta - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • Rise Broadband - 89.7% Availability in Alta - Speeds up to 50 Mbps
  • Viasat - 100.0% Availability in Alta - Speeds up to 50 Mbps
  • HughesNet - 100.0% Availability in Alta - Speeds up to 25 Mbps

Internet Provider Competition Map For Alta

Alta Internet Competition Map. Click for interactive map.
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Alta is the 24th most connected city in Wyoming ahead of Wilson, Victor, Driggs, Ashton, and Jackson.

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

Approximately 400 people in Teton 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: 79% of people living in Alta 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 79% of Alta 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.

In Teton County, approximately 900 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 Alta

Provider Type Coverage Speed
Silver Star Communications DSL, Fiber, and Fixed Wireless 90.8%+ 1,000 Mbps
Rise Broadband Fixed Wireless 89.7%+ 50 Mbps
Fybercom Fixed Wireless 12.7%+ 50 Mbps
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) Satellite 100% 50 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 Mbps
Rise Broadband Fixed Wireless 99.5%+ 50 Mbps
Silver Star Communications Fiber 98.7%+ 1,000 Mbps
Fybercom Fixed Wireless 0.2%+ 40 Mbps

Compare Alta to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Alta 55.7 Mbps 7 $3.80 ( + $0.00 )
New York 349.1 Mbps ( +293.4 Mbps ) 15 ( +8 ) $0.46 ( $0.00 )
Los Angeles 107.1 Mbps ( +51.4 Mbps ) 18 ( +11 ) $0.27 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 99.7 Mbps ( +44 Mbps ) 15 ( +8 ) $0.30 ( $0.00 )
Houston 111.7 Mbps ( +56 Mbps ) 21 ( +14 ) $0.26 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 115.3 Mbps ( +59.6 Mbps ) 9 ( +2 ) $0.34 ( $0.00 )