Internet Providers in Etna, Wyoming

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Residential Internet Statistics for Etna, WY
Wired Internet Providers: 2
Average Speed Test Result: 20.11 Mbps
Top Advertised Speed: 1,000 Mbps
No Broadband Access: 3.86%

Internet Access in Etna, Wyoming

DSL service is the only wired network option that has widespread coverage for residents of Etna. According to our latest data, it's available to around 98.60 percent of Etna. DSL service is delivered via landline telephone wires, which is why it almost always comes from telephone companies, such as Silver Star Communications.

Broadband competition in Etna is strong, with most households having 3 Internet service providers to choose from. This choice isn't spread out equally, however — a surprising 14.4 percent of households in the area are limited to one option for true wired broadband service.

Since FCC data is collected twice a year and only published 6+ months after that, availability listed in the results below may not reflect the latest network upgrades. Our process incorporates coverage and plan data directly from many ISPs to help reduce the delay.

Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) and HughesNet are the most common Internet choices in Etna.

Besides the Internet providers listed above, Silver Star Communications is another option to consider. They have wired broadband in 98 percent of the Etna area. Wireless providers such as Silver Star Communications and satellite Internet companies like are also worth considering, but the main wired options usually offer a better deal so far as performance and pricing.

Internet Statistics 2021

100 People Only have access to 1 or fewer wired internet providers available at their address.

This data is calculated from FCC datasets which providers are legally required to supply twice a year. We further validate this data for accuracy.

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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Etna, 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 Etna, Wyoming

  • Silver Star - 98.6% Availability in Etna - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • Rise Broadband - 86.0% Availability in Etna - Speeds up to 50 Mbps
  • Viasat - 100.0% Availability in Etna - Speeds up to 50 Mbps
  • HughesNet - 100.0% Availability in Etna - Speeds up to 25 Mbps

Internet Provider Competition Map For Etna

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Etna is the 30th most connected city in Wyoming ahead of Afton, Thayne, and Jackson, but behind Soda Springs and Wilson.

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: 87% of people living in Etna 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 86% of Etna 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 Cord Cutting in Etna

Data from our researchers suggests that many of the common providers in the area currently place some sort of limit on data use on residential Internet connections. Data caps are controversial because consumers see them as a strategy to discourage video streaming. Providers insist they are a necessary tool for managing network congestion. Either way, the problem is the same: streaming services, which can use 1–7GB per hour.

Summary Of Internet Providers In Etna

Provider Type Coverage Speed
Silver Star Communications DSL, Fiber, and Fixed Wireless 100% 1,000 Mbps
Rise Broadband Fixed Wireless 86.0%+ 50 Mbps
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) Satellite 100% 50 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 Mbps
Rise Broadband Fixed Wireless 89.7%+ 50 Mbps
Silver Star Communications Fiber 83.8%+ 1,000 Mbps

Compare Etna to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Etna 20.1 Mbps 6 $3.80 ( + $0.00 )
New York 349.1 Mbps ( +329 Mbps ) 15 ( +9 ) $0.46 ( $0.00 )
Los Angeles 107.1 Mbps ( +87 Mbps ) 18 ( +12 ) $0.27 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 99.7 Mbps ( +79.6 Mbps ) 15 ( +9 ) $0.30 ( $0.00 )
Houston 111.7 Mbps ( +91.6 Mbps ) 21 ( +15 ) $0.26 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 115.3 Mbps ( +95.2 Mbps ) 9 ( +3 ) $0.34 ( $0.00 )