Internet Providers in Bedford, Wyoming

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Residential Internet Statistics for Bedford, WY
Wired Internet Providers: 2
Average Speed Test Result: 140.76 Mbps
Top Advertised Speed: 1,000 Mbps
No Broadband Access: 0.6%

Internet Access in Bedford, Wyoming

Information shown on this page is calculated based on the FCC's bi-annual provider territory filings. Our data also includes direct provider coverage reports to validate that information. Plan, pricing, and other information is gathered manually by our market research division. Locally, we've aggregated 102 broadband plans for Bedford since 2014. Speed test data in the graph below is limited to 8 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.

Silver Star Communications is an alternative to the primary providers, serving Bedford with a top speed of 50 Mbps. Wired broadband isn't the only option for Internet for residents of Bedford. fixed wireless providers such as Silver Star Communications are able to reach 20 Mbps or more using wireless technology. There are 3 companies within Bedford with enterprise and business services like T1 or custom fiber loops. The small business listings above include all providers with business services online.

Taking a look now at network technology offered in Bedford, we see that the most widespread hardwired broadband Internet connection options are Fixed Wireless and Satellite, with 45.95% and practically one hundred percent respectively.

The majority of Bedford residents have 2 wired Internet service providers available. 4.65 percent of Bedford residents are limited to one or fewer choices for their broadband provider. DSL and cable broadband almost always offer the most reasonable pricing for home use.

Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) and HughesNet are the most commonly avialable telecoms in Bedford so far as coverage. The more common ISPs frequently overlap around Bedford.

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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Bedford, Wyoming

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

Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Bedford, Wyoming

  • Silver Star - 97.9% Availability in Bedford - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • Rise Broadband - 46.0% Availability in Bedford - Speeds up to 50 Mbps
  • Viasat - 100.0% Availability in Bedford - Speeds up to 50 Mbps
  • HughesNet - 100.0% Availability in Bedford - Speeds up to 25 Mbps

Internet Provider Competition Map For Bedford

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Bedford is the 102nd most connected city in Wyoming behind Soda Springs, Wilson, Afton, Thayne, 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 2,000 people in Lincoln 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: 97% of people living in Bedford 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 95% of Bedford 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 Lincoln County, approximately 6,000 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 Video Streaming in Bedford

Data collected by our market research team suggests that many of the popular ISPs use data caps for their home Internet packages. Data caps are a public issue lately because customers view them as a strategy for limiting streaming services, while providers explain that they are a necessary strategy for managing network congestion. Either way, the problem is the same: over-the-top streaming services, which easily eats up anywhere from one to seven Gigabytes/hour.

Summary Of Internet Providers In Bedford

Provider Type Coverage Speed
Silver Star Communications DSL, Fiber, and Fixed Wireless 99.4%+ 1,000 Mbps
Rise Broadband Fixed Wireless 46.0%+ 50 Mbps
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) Satellite 100% 50 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 Mbps
Rise Broadband Fixed Wireless 67.2%+ 50 Mbps
Silver Star Communications Fiber 38.3%+ 1,000 Mbps

Compare Bedford to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Bedford 140.8 Mbps 6 $3.80 ( + $0.00 )
New York 349.1 Mbps ( +208.3 Mbps ) 15 ( +9 ) $0.46 ( $0.00 )
Los Angeles 107.1 Mbps ( -33.7 Mbps ) 18 ( +12 ) $0.27 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 99.7 Mbps ( -41.1 Mbps ) 15 ( +9 ) $0.30 ( $0.00 )
Houston 111.7 Mbps ( -29.1 Mbps ) 21 ( +15 ) $0.26 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 115.3 Mbps ( -25.5 Mbps ) 9 ( +3 ) $0.34 ( $0.00 )