Internet Providers in Freedom, Wyoming

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Residential Internet Statistics for Freedom, WY
Wired Internet Providers: 2
Average Speed Test Result: 70.57 Mbps
Top Advertised Speed: 1,000 Mbps
No Broadband Access: 12.53%

Internet Access in Freedom, Wyoming

Information here is calculated based on the FCC's bi-annual provider territory reports. BroadbandNow also uses direct reporting from providers and other privatized datasets to enhance that information. Pricing and plan data on BroadbandNow is hand-gathered manually by our market research team. Locally, we've analyzed and verified 102 broadband plans in and near Freedom since founding in 2014. Speed test data shown here for Freedom is based on the 3,746 speed tests analyzed in the tools below.

Silver Star Communications is an second choice to the primary providers, serving Freedom with 90 percent coverage and a top download speed of 100 Mbps. Wired Internet isn't the only option for Internet in Freedom. fixed wireless providers like Silver Star Communications can offer 6 Mbps or more via wireless hardware. There are also 3 providers in the city offering enterprise and smb products and services such as T1 and MPLS. We list all providers with business packages advertised on their website, but residential providers sometimes offer unlisted business packages as well.

Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) has the widest availability for Freedom residents. They are available to close to one hundred percent of Freedom addresses. HughesNet is the most likely followup choice, providing virtually one hundred percent of residents with predominantly Satellite Internet service. The fastest plan listed by HughesNet for Freedom is 25 Mbps download.

The average location in Freedom will find 3-4 providers serving their address, or precisely 3.7 Internet providers per census block. Only 27.81 percent of Freedom residents are limited to one or fewer options for Internet.

Fiber Internet is the best Internet choice for most customers in Freedom. All Internet providers use fiber-optic cables to transmit data over long distances, but only true "Fiber to the Home" providers bring that fiber connection all the way to subscriber buildings. Other technologies in the listings above compete on pricing and flexibility rather than pure download and upload speeds.

  • There are 8 internet providers in Freedom with 6 of those offering residential service
  • Freedom is the 28th most connected city in Wyoming ahead of Afton, Thayne, and Jackson, but behind Soda Springs and Wilson.
  • The fastest zip code in Freedom for February 2021 is 83120. (see all below).

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 Freedom, 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 Freedom, Wyoming

  • Silver Star - 90.5% Availability in Freedom - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • Rise Broadband - 63.7% Availability in Freedom - Speeds up to 50 Mbps
  • Viasat - 100.0% Availability in Freedom - Speeds up to 50 Mbps
  • HughesNet - 100.0% Availability in Freedom - Speeds up to 25 Mbps

Internet Providers in Nearby Cities

Internet Provider Competition Map For Freedom

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Freedom is the 28th 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: 82% of people living in Freedom 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 72% of Freedom 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.

As of this month, 83120 is the zip code with the fastest average download speed in Freedom.

Zip-based speed averages are calculated from M-Labs consumer speed tests run by IP addresses in the area.

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 in Freedom

Data collected by our research team shows that some of the top providers in the area use data caps on residential Internet connections. Data caps are controversial because subscribers view caps as a tactic to stop "cord cutting". Providers explain that data caps are a necessary strategy for managing network congestion. Either way, the culprit is streaming video, which easily uses anywhere from 1–7GB per hour.

Summary Of Internet Providers In Freedom

Provider Type Coverage Speed
Silver Star Communications DSL, Fiber, and Fixed Wireless 99.6%+ 1,000 Mbps
Rise Broadband Fixed Wireless 63.7%+ 50 Mbps
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) Satellite 100% 50 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 Mbps
Rise Broadband Fixed Wireless 81.9%+ 50 Mbps
Silver Star Communications Fiber 96.8%+ 1,000 Mbps

Compare Freedom to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Freedom 70.6 Mbps 6 $3.80 ( + $0.00 )
New York 349.1 Mbps ( +278.5 Mbps ) 15 ( +9 ) $0.46 ( $0.00 )
Los Angeles 107.1 Mbps ( +36.5 Mbps ) 18 ( +12 ) $0.27 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 99.7 Mbps ( +29.1 Mbps ) 15 ( +9 ) $0.30 ( $0.00 )
Houston 111.7 Mbps ( +41.1 Mbps ) 21 ( +15 ) $0.26 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 115.3 Mbps ( +44.7 Mbps ) 9 ( +3 ) $0.34 ( $0.00 )