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Internet Providers in Jackson, Wyoming
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Internet Access in Jackson, Wyoming
Internet Infrastructure in Jackson overall is comparatively robust. The area features speed averages 34.57 percent faster than Wyoming's average as well as local availability of all wired connection option.
Viasat Internet and HughesNet are Jackson's primary wired broadband providers.
CenturyLink is another common Internet choice in Jackson, offering primarily DSL and Fiber service available to 97 percent of Jackson.
Since FCC data is currently tallied up twice a year and only published 6+ months after, data shown here may have minor inaccuracies. This page incorporates direct provider reporting to help fix this issue.
Click around in our custom maps on this page for insights about coverage differences in neighborhoods. Our latest coverage data shows that the average census block has 3.42+ Internet companies.
Internet Statistics 2022
4.2% of consumers in Jackson600 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 Jackson, Wyoming
|Provider||Speed||Type||Time To Download 1 GB||Availability|
|Silver Star Communications||1,000 Mbps||Fiber||8s||71.3%|
|CenturyLink||940 Mbps||DSL and Fiber||8s||97.3%|
|Wyoming.com||41 Mbps||DSL||3m 19s||62.8%|
|Viasat Internet||50 Mbps||Satellite||2m 43s||100.0%|
|T-Mobile Home Internet||115 Mbps||Fixed Wireless||1m 11s||48.2%|
|HughesNet||25 Mbps||Satellite||5m 27s||100.0%|
|Ultra Home Internet||100 Mbps||Fixed Wireless||1m 21s||48.2%|
|Collins Communications||7 Mbps||DSL||19m 30s||3.2%|
Internet Provider Competition Map For Jackson
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.
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 and Video Streaming in Jackson
Data collected by our research team shows that some of the popular ISPs in the area use data caps for their residential Internet packages. Data caps are a public issue because users see caps as a strategy for limiting "cord cutting", while providers maintain that they are a necessary tool as they struggle to manage network congestion. Either way, the culprit is streaming video, which easily uses anywhere from 1–7GB per hour.
Compare Jackson to the 5 largest cities in the US
|City||Average Download Speed||Number of Providers||Average Cost per Mbps|
|Jackson||145.8 Mbps||10||$0.42 ( + $0.00 )|
|New York||545.6 Mbps ( +399.8 Mbps )||21 ( +11 )||$0.33 ( $0.00 )|
|Los Angeles||161.3 Mbps ( +15.5 Mbps )||20 ( +10 )||$0.33 ( $0.00 )|
|Chicago||180.9 Mbps ( +35.1 Mbps )||19 ( +9 )||$0.25 ( $0.00 )|
|Houston||186.6 Mbps ( +40.8 Mbps )||26 ( +16 )||$0.24 ( $0.00 )|
|Philadelphia||179.1 Mbps ( +33.3 Mbps )||10||$0.39 ( $0.00 )|