How much internet speed do you need? That depends on how you plan on using your internet connection.
< 25mbps basic internet for checking e-mail, google searches 25-99 Mbps will handle streaming Netflix, FaceTime, Zoom calls 100-499 Mbps fast downloads, gaming online, streaming UHD on multiple screens 500-1,000 Mbps blazing fast for just about anything
Internet Providers in Freedom, Wyoming
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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 109 broadband plans in and near Freedom since founding in 2014. Speed test data shown here for Freedom is based on the 2,173 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 1,000 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 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 3.35 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.
Internet Statistics 2021
27.8% of consumers in Freedom100 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 Freedom, Wyoming
|Provider||Speed||Type||Time To Download 1 GB||Availability|
|Silver Star Communications||1,000 Mbps||Fiber and DSL||8s||90.5%|
|Viasat Internet||50 Mbps||Satellite||2m 43s||100.0%|
|Rise Broadband||50 Mbps||Fixed Wireless||2m 43s||63.7%|
|HughesNet||25 Mbps||Satellite||5m 27s||100.0%|
The “Connected” metric is a citywide average based on FCC data showing the density of broadband options at the census block level.
This statistic is drawn from the population in census blocks not served by at least one wired broadband provider.
Fiber coverage data is sourced from FCC Form 477 filings and cross-validated through BroadbandNow with private datasets and direct provider reporting.
This coverage statistic is based on a mix of FCC and private provider reporting in the past two quarters.
Zip-based speed averages are calculated from M-Labs consumer speed tests run by IP addresses in the area.
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.
Compare Freedom to the 5 largest cities in the US
|City||Average Download Speed||Number of Providers||Average Cost per Mbps|
|Freedom||104.2 Mbps||6||$3.80 ( + $0.00 )|
|New York||534.4 Mbps ( +430.2 Mbps )||17 ( +11 )||$0.48 ( $0.00 )|
|Los Angeles||148.8 Mbps ( +44.6 Mbps )||17 ( +11 )||$0.28 ( $0.00 )|
|Chicago||160.6 Mbps ( +56.4 Mbps )||15 ( +9 )||$0.32 ( $0.00 )|
|Houston||169.5 Mbps ( +65.3 Mbps )||23 ( +17 )||$0.31 ( $0.00 )|
|Philadelphia||162.1 Mbps ( +57.9 Mbps )||8 ( +2 )||$0.66 ( $0.00 )|