Internet Service Providers in Big Horn, Wyoming

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Residential Internet Statistics for Big Horn, WY
Wired Internet Providers: 2
Average Speed Test Result: 35.95 Mbps
Top Advertised Speed: 940 Mbps
No Broadband Access: 85.78%

Internet Access in Big Horn, Wyoming

Big Horn features 6 broadband providers marketing home connections, and a total of 11 including specialized smb, enterprise, and mobile providers like Visionary Communications and X2nSat.

Taking a look at network tech with significant infrastructure already built the city, we see that the most frequently available physical wire Internet technology options are DSL and Cable, with 84.00% and 14.22% respectively. Cable Internet is sold by former cable television corporations, using their preexisting coaxial cable TV networks. Local customers of cable companies like overwhelmingly select cable because of the combination of low prices for workable speeds. (Compared to the alternatives, anyway.) Telephone companies are the main source for DSL service, since DSL, or "Digital Subscriber Line," transmits data via telephone lines. DSL is outperformed by all wired broadband services.

Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) offers the widest availability in Big Horn. near one hundred percent of Big Horn census blocks can get access to them. HughesNet is the most common second option, with coverage in practically one hundred percent of local addresses with predominantly Satellite Internet service. The fastest package we've found for HughesNet in Big Horn is 25 Mbps.

The information listed here comes via FCC filings, and is confirmed using private data sources and direct provider reporting to create more detailed results than governmental websites. Information about pricing and speed of listed broadband plans is sourced thanks to our data team, who gather tens of thousands of data points annually. We've catalogued 185 Big Horn Internet plans since 2014, with 31 Internet plans currently active.

To sum up the situation, most Big Horn residents have 2 choices for Internet. Big Horn ranks 62nd out of 158 Wyoming communities in terms of the number of providers available at local addresses.

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 Big Horn, Wyoming

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB
Spectrum 940 Mbps Cable 8s
CenturyLink 60 Mbps DSL 2m 16s
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) 50 Mbps Satellite 2m 43s
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s

Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Big Horn, Wyoming

  • CenturyLink - 84.0% Availability in Big Horn - Speeds up to 60 Mbps
  • Spectrum - 14.2% Availability in Big Horn - Speeds up to 940 Mbps
  • Viasat - 100.0% Availability in Big Horn - Speeds up to 50 Mbps
  • HughesNet - 100.0% Availability in Big Horn - Speeds up to 25 Mbps

Internet Provider Competition Map For Big Horn

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Big Horn is the 62nd most connected city in Wyoming ahead of Lodge Grass, Basin, and Greybull, but behind Sheridan and Buffalo.

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 Sheridan 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 Sheridan 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 in Big Horn

Internet service providers have added data limits for their home WiFi and Internet plans. Some Internet providers in Big Horn, including CenturyLink, have plans with data caps. Data caps in general fall on a wide range, and can be from 250 Gigabytes up to a Terabyte. The majority of residential broadband data caps are quite high, so they don't pose a problem for the majority of subscribers. CenturyLink users in Big Horn should confirm data caps while purchasing service. Don't presume them based on advertisements.

Summary Of Internet Providers In Big Horn

Provider Type Coverage Speed
Fiberpipe Internet Fixed Wireless 100% 10 Mbps
Visionary Communications Fixed Wireless 100% 250 Mbps
CenturyLink DSL 84.0%+ 60 Mbps
Spectrum Cable 14.2%+ 940 Mbps
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) Satellite 100% 50 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 Mbps
Visionary Communications Fixed Wireless 100% 100 Mbps
CenturyLink Business DSL 100% 60 Mbps
Fiberpipe Internet Fixed Wireless 100% 12 Mbps
Range Telephone Cooperative Fiber 23.3%+ 1,000 Mbps
Spectrum Business Cable 2.0%+ 940 Mbps

Compare Big Horn to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Big Horn 36 Mbps 6 $0.71 ( + $0.00 )
New York 349.1 Mbps ( +313.1 Mbps ) 15 ( +9 ) $0.46 ( $0.00 )
Los Angeles 107.1 Mbps ( +71.1 Mbps ) 18 ( +12 ) $0.27 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 99.7 Mbps ( +63.7 Mbps ) 15 ( +9 ) $0.30 ( $0.00 )
Houston 111.7 Mbps ( +75.7 Mbps ) 21 ( +15 ) $0.26 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 115.3 Mbps ( +79.3 Mbps ) 9 ( +3 ) $0.34 ( $0.00 )