Internet Providers in Cowley, Wyoming

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Residential Internet Statistics for Cowley, WY
Wired Internet Providers: 1
Average Speed Test Result: 17.1 Mbps
Top Advertised Speed: 75 Mbps
No Broadband Access: 11.37%

Internet Access in Cowley, Wyoming

Data on this page is calculated based on the FCC's bi-annual broadband coverage filings. We also use direct provider reports and other privatized datasets to further validate and enhance that data. Plane and pricing data is collected manually through our research team. We have found and verified 79 Internet plans in Cowley since 2014. Speed test data in the graph below is limited to 211 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.

TCT is another common broadband choice in Cowley, offering DSL service available to close to one hundred percent of Cowley.

Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) and HughesNet are Cowley's most common wired broadband options.

DSL providers connect customers to Internet services using pre-existing phone wires, which is why it often comes through companies that bundle Internet access with phone connections. DSL (Digital Subscriber Line) is available to near one hundred percent of the local population. copper DSL lines have limited capacity compared to fiber/cable lines, which results in reduced overall speeds in the area. The Cowley current averaged speed (download only) comes down to 17.1 Mbps as a result, beneath the 65.04 Mbps Wyoming average.

For a granular view of how broadband access changes around the area, activate the map below and use the zoom/pan tools to explore. The average density of market availability is 1 service providers per census block. This leaves 99.74% of consumers with inadequate Internet coverage, or no coverage at all.

  • There are 6 internet providers in Cowley with 3 of those offering residential service
  • Cowley is the 143rd most connected city in Wyoming behind Powell, Cody, Lovell, Basin, and Greybull.

Internet Statistics 2021

700 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 Cowley, Wyoming

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB
TCT 75 Mbps DSL 1m 49s
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) 50 Mbps Satellite 2m 43s
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s

Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Cowley, Wyoming

  • TCT - 99.9% Availability in Cowley - Speeds up to 75 Mbps
  • Viasat - 100.0% Availability in Cowley - Speeds up to 50 Mbps
  • HughesNet - 100.0% Availability in Cowley - Speeds up to 25 Mbps

Internet Provider Competition Map For Cowley

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Cowley is the 143rd most connected city in Wyoming behind Powell, Cody, Lovell, Basin, and Greybull.

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.

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 in Cowley

Data collected by our market researchers shows that some of the top providers in Cowley currently use data caps on home broadband connections. Data caps are disliked because customers see them as a strategy for limiting video streaming, while providers explain data caps are a reasonable strategy for managing network congestion. In either case, the culprit is over-the-top streaming services, which can eat up 1–7GB/hr.

Summary Of Internet Providers In Cowley

Provider Type Coverage Speed
TCT DSL 99.9%+ 75 Mbps
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) Satellite 100% 50 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 Mbps

Compare Cowley to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Cowley 17.1 Mbps 3 $0.99 ( + $0.00 )
New York 349.1 Mbps ( +332 Mbps ) 15 ( +12 ) $0.46 ( $0.00 )
Los Angeles 107.1 Mbps ( +90 Mbps ) 18 ( +15 ) $0.27 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 99.7 Mbps ( +82.6 Mbps ) 15 ( +12 ) $0.30 ( $0.00 )
Houston 111.7 Mbps ( +94.6 Mbps ) 21 ( +18 ) $0.26 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 115.3 Mbps ( +98.2 Mbps ) 9 ( +6 ) $0.34 ( $0.00 )