Internet Providers in Basin, Wyoming

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Residential Internet Statistics for Basin, WY
Wired Internet Providers: 3
Average Speed Test Result: 20.91 Mbps
Top Advertised Speed: 1,000 Mbps
No Broadband Access: 14.66%

Internet Access in Basin, Wyoming

Coverage data shows two primary broadband service choices inside Basin: coaxial cable (75.17% coverage) and DSL (99.26% coverage). Cable broadband is generally delivered by TV providers via their pre-existing coaxial TV lines strung up on telephone poles or buried along the street. DSL is sent over landline phone wires. Most Basin neighborhoods and blocks can subscribe to both coaxial cable and DSL service from competing companies.

TCT provides an alternative to the primary providers. They offer a maximum speed of 50 Mbps. Outside of residential broadband, there are 2 providers in Basin with specialized enterprise and business/smb subscriptions such as T1 or custom fiber loops. Our results include every local provider with business packages advertised online.

The Internet coverage information on this page comes via provider coverage reports, and is cross-validated against privatized databases and direct provider reporting to output more accurate results than governmental websites. Address-level data isn't always available, but every Internet provider is shown here down to a census block level. Speeds and pricing data is generated by manually collecting thousands of plans every year.

Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) has the largest coverage area in Basin. The company is accessible for practically one hundred percent of Basin census blocks. HughesNet is also a common choice, serving near one hundred percent of Basin with Satellite broadband service. HughesNet's fastest plan for Basin is 25 megabits per second.

For more info, explore the map below. You'll find that the average density of market competition is 1.8 providers per census block. This leaves 24.94% of consumers with inadequate broadband coverage.

  • There are 7 internet providers in Basin with 5 of those offering residential service
  • Basin is the 135th most connected city in Wyoming ahead of Greybull, but behind Worland, Powell, Cody, and Lovell.

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 Basin, Wyoming

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB
Spectrum 940 Mbps Cable 8s
TCT 1,000 Mbps DSL and Fiber 8s
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) 50 Mbps Satellite 2m 43s
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s

Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Basin, Wyoming

  • TCT - 99.3% Availability in Basin - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • Spectrum - 75.2% Availability in Basin - Speeds up to 940 Mbps
  • Viasat - 100.0% Availability in Basin - Speeds up to 50 Mbps
  • HughesNet - 100.0% Availability in Basin - Speeds up to 25 Mbps

Internet Provider Competition Map For Basin

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Basin is the 135th most connected city in Wyoming ahead of Greybull, but behind Worland, Powell, Cody, and Lovell.

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

Approximately 200 people in Big Horn 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.

Approximately 75% of Basin 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 Big Horn County, approximately 2,000 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 Cap Issues and Video Streaming in Basin

Data collected by our market researchers suggests that popular ISPs in Basin place a limit on streaming on home Internet plans. Data caps are a public issue lately because subscribers see them as a strategy to discourage streaming services, while providers insist they are a reasonable strategy as they struggle to manage network traffic. Either way, the issue is video streaming, which easily consumes anywhere from 1–7GB per hour.

Summary Of Internet Providers In Basin

Provider Type Coverage Speed
TCT DSL and Fiber 99.3%+ 1,000 Mbps
Spectrum Cable 75.2%+ 940 Mbps
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) Satellite 100% 50 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 Mbps
Spectrum Business Cable 11.7%+ 940 Mbps
TCT Fiber 0.0%+ 20 Mbps

Compare Basin to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Basin 20.9 Mbps 5 $0.56 ( + $0.00 )
New York 349.1 Mbps ( +328.2 Mbps ) 15 ( +10 ) $0.46 ( $0.00 )
Los Angeles 107.1 Mbps ( +86.2 Mbps ) 18 ( +13 ) $0.27 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 99.7 Mbps ( +78.8 Mbps ) 15 ( +10 ) $0.30 ( $0.00 )
Houston 111.7 Mbps ( +90.8 Mbps ) 21 ( +16 ) $0.26 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 115.3 Mbps ( +94.4 Mbps ) 9 ( +4 ) $0.34 ( $0.00 )