Internet Service Providers in Chugwater, Wyoming

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Residential Internet Statistics for Chugwater, WY
Wired Internet Providers: 2
Average Speed Test Result: 17.6 Mbps
Top Advertised Speed: 1,000 Mbps
No Broadband Access: 98.5%

Internet Access in Chugwater, Wyoming

Chugwater residences have, on average, 2.33 Internet providers available. This is a normal level of competition, seeing as most companies that sell Internet have their roots as cable television and phone providers. Most houses are wired for both.

The data on this page comes via provider coverage reports, and is using private data sources to output more useful results than can be accessed through the FCC directly. Speeds and pricing data is sourced through our research team, who gather tens of thousands of data points each year.

Mountain West Telephone is an alternative to the primary providers (Viasat and HughesNet). They offer a top speed of 16 Mbps. Wired broadband isn't actually the only option for Internet in Chugwater. fixed wireless companies such as Vistabeam can deliver 100 Mbps over direct wireless links. Outside of consumer Internet, there are 3 companies in Chugwater selling enterprise and smb technologies such as SD-WAN. We list every local provider with explicit business packages on their website.

Taking a look at network tech available across the area, the most frequently available hardwired broadband tech infrastructures are Satellite and DSL, with close to one hundred percent and 43.86% respectively. DSL Internet service is delivered by telephone wires on utility poles, and comes from companies such as Mountain West Telephone that own phone lines. Compared to other copper-based networks, the twisted copper bundle construction seen in telephone wires allows for lower speeds and bandwidth compared to cable and significantly less than fiber.

Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) is the most widespread Internet option overall. They have Internet coverage for practically one hundred percent of the area. HughesNet is available for virtually one hundred percent of the population. The fastest speed recorded for Viasat is up to 35 Mbps, while HughesNet advertised up to 25 Mbps. Any speed above 10 megabits per second (Mbps) is enough to stream standard definition videos on WiFi, but is likely to become challenging when multiple users try to use bandwidth-intensive services such as video conferencing and multiplayer gaming. You can explore our availability maps below to see how broadband coverage compares on a granular level in Chugwater.

Internet Statistics 2021

300 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 Chugwater, Wyoming

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB
Mountain West Telephone 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 Chugwater, Wyoming

  • Mountain West Telephone - 43.9% Availability in Chugwater - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • Viasat - 100.0% Availability in Chugwater - Speeds up to 50 Mbps
  • HughesNet - 100.0% Availability in Chugwater - Speeds up to 25 Mbps

Internet Provider Competition Map For Chugwater

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Chugwater is the 17th most connected city in Wyoming ahead of Morrill and Wheatland, but behind Cheyenne, Torrington, and Laramie.

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 Platte 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 Platte County, approximately 4,000 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 Chugwater

Provider Type Coverage Speed
Vistabeam Fixed Wireless 89.2%+ 100 Mbps
Visionary Communications Fixed Wireless 76.9%+ 250 Mbps
Mountain West Telephone DSL, Fiber, and Fixed Wireless 43.9%+ 1,000 Mbps
Action Communications Fixed Wireless 11.5%+ 30 Mbps
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) Satellite 100% 50 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 Mbps
Visionary Communications Fixed Wireless 100% 100 Mbps
Mountain West Telephone Fixed Wireless and Fiber 100% 1,000 Mbps

Compare Chugwater to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Chugwater 17.6 Mbps 8 $1.79 ( + $0.00 )
New York 349.1 Mbps ( +331.5 Mbps ) 15 ( +7 ) $0.46 ( $0.00 )
Los Angeles 107.1 Mbps ( +89.5 Mbps ) 18 ( +10 ) $0.27 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 99.7 Mbps ( +82.1 Mbps ) 15 ( +7 ) $0.30 ( $0.00 )
Houston 111.7 Mbps ( +94.1 Mbps ) 21 ( +13 ) $0.26 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 115.3 Mbps ( +97.7 Mbps ) 9 ( +1 ) $0.34 ( $0.00 )