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Internet Providers in Garrett, Wyoming
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Internet Access in Garrett, Wyoming
As made clear in the listings on this page, wireless service is is the only meaningfully affordable broadband technology available to Garrett addresses.
Since FCC data is currently collected twice annually and only published six or more months after, availability shown here may not be complete. This page incorporates direct provider reporting to help reduce the lag time.
Viasat Internet and HughesNet are Garrett's primary wired broadband choices.
Satellite provides alternative Internet access options for Garrett residents who can't access wired connections.
Overall, Internet service competition is extremely poor in Garrett. This is clear through the map below, which visualizes how many providers have coverage for a given block or neighborhood.
- There are 6 internet providers in Garrett with 3 of those offering residential service
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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Garrett, Wyoming
|Provider||Speed||Type||Time To Download 1 GB||Availability|
|Union Telephone||100 Mbps||DSL||1m 21s||4.9%|
|Viasat Internet||50 Mbps||Satellite||2m 43s||100.0%|
|HughesNet||25 Mbps||Satellite||5m 27s||100.0%|
This statistic is drawn from the population in census blocks not served by at least one wired broadband provider.
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 Garrett
Data from our research team shows that popular providers currently use data caps on residential broadband connections. Data caps are disliked since subscribers view them as a tactic for limiting streaming. Providers explain they are a necessary tool for managing network congestion. In either case, the problem is the same: video streaming, which easily eats up anywhere from 1–7GB per hour.
Compare Garrett to the 5 largest cities in the US
|City||Average Download Speed||Number of Providers||Average Cost per Mbps|
|Garrett||9.3 Mbps||3||$3.72 ( + $0.00 )|
|New York||534.4 Mbps ( +525.1 Mbps )||17 ( +14 )||$0.48 ( $0.00 )|
|Los Angeles||148.8 Mbps ( +139.5 Mbps )||17 ( +14 )||$0.28 ( $0.00 )|
|Chicago||160.6 Mbps ( +151.3 Mbps )||15 ( +12 )||$0.32 ( $0.00 )|
|Houston||169.5 Mbps ( +160.2 Mbps )||23 ( +20 )||$0.31 ( $0.00 )|
|Philadelphia||162.1 Mbps ( +152.8 Mbps )||8 ( +5 )||$0.66 ( $0.00 )|