Internet Service Providers in Buford, Wyoming

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Residential Internet Statistics for Buford, WY
Average Speed Test Result: 43.12 Mbps
Top Advertised Speed: 0 Mbps
No Broadband Access: 100%

Internet Access in Buford, Wyoming

The most frequently available wired broadband technologies within Buford are Fixed Wireless as well as Satellite lines. Our records show that Fixed Wireless has a 7.61 percent spread in the area, in contrast to Satellite's near one hundred percent penetration.

100 percent of Buford is stuck with only one or zero choices for broadband-quality Internet service. Accounting for all addresses in city limits, the average address will have 2-3 Internet providers available. Addresses that have more choices usually will get lower prices and improved speed, since providers will upgrade service to win customers.

The packages displayed here are collected manually by our research staff.

Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) is the most widespread Internet option on the whole, covering virtually one hundred percent of the area. HughesNet is available for close to one hundred percent of residents. The top speed advertised for Viasat is up to 35 Mbps, while HughesNet advertised packages as high as 25 Mbps. Anything above 10 megabits per second will be sufficient to stream lower-quality videos on WiFi, but becomes challenging when multiple people try to access high-bandwidth applications like Google Hangouts, cloud apps, and multiplayer gaming. See the coverage map below to see how Internet options compare at the census block level.

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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Buford, Wyoming

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) 50 Mbps Satellite 2m 43s
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s
Rise Broadband 50 Mbps Fixed Wireless 2m 43s

Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Buford, Wyoming

  • Rise Broadband - 7.6% Availability in Buford - Speeds up to 50 Mbps
  • Viasat - 100.0% Availability in Buford - Speeds up to 50 Mbps
  • HughesNet - 100.0% Availability in Buford - Speeds up to 25 Mbps

Internet Provider Competition Map For Buford

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Buford is the 151st most connected city in Wyoming behind Cheyenne, Laramie, Wellington, Bellvue, and Livermore.

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 Albany 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 Albany County, approximately 3,000 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.

Summary Of Internet Providers In Buford

Provider Type Coverage Speed
Visionary Communications Fixed Wireless 73.9%+ 100 Mbps
Millhouse Electronics Fixed Wireless 56.5%+ 50 Mbps
Rise Broadband Fixed Wireless 7.6%+ 50 Mbps
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) Satellite 100% 50 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 Mbps
Visionary Communications Fixed Wireless 72.2%+ 100 Mbps
Rise Broadband Fixed Wireless 7.6%+ 50 Mbps

Compare Buford to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Buford 43.1 Mbps 5 $1.82 ( + $0.00 )
New York 349.1 Mbps ( +306 Mbps ) 15 ( +10 ) $0.46 ( $0.00 )
Los Angeles 107.1 Mbps ( +64 Mbps ) 18 ( +13 ) $0.27 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 99.7 Mbps ( +56.6 Mbps ) 15 ( +10 ) $0.30 ( $0.00 )
Houston 111.7 Mbps ( +68.6 Mbps ) 21 ( +16 ) $0.26 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 115.3 Mbps ( +72.2 Mbps ) 9 ( +4 ) $0.34 ( $0.00 )