Internet Providers in Opal, Wyoming
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Residential Internet Statistics for Opal, WY
|Average Speed Test Result:||18.66 Mbps|
|Top Advertised Speed:||0 Mbps|
|No Broadband Access:||100%|
Most Popular Residential Internet Providers in Opal, Wyoming
Internet Access in Opal, Wyoming
Information here is based on biannual FCC provider territory filings. We leverage direct provider reports to further validate and enhance that data. Plan, pricing, and other data on BroadbandNow is gathered manually by our research division. We've aggregated 97 Internet deals for Opal. Speed test data in the graph below is limited to 1 records as of 2021. This gives a snapshot of what some subscribers are getting in the area, but trends low since tests are usually run to diagnose home networking issues.
Opal locals who are able to get any sort of Internet service are likely to pay a high price for it. The main reason is that areas with low broadband competition give providers no incentive to reduce pricing or improve equipment quality.
Fixed wireless is the top network option much of the Opal population. Fixed wireless usually outperforms Internet access choices such as satellite or mobile Internet. Current coverage data shows that 70.80 percent of of the population have access to some form of fixed wireless.
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) and HughesNet are the strongest providers in Opal in terms of coverage. The more common providers frequently cover the same addresses in different blocks around Opal.
Internet Statistics 2021
100.0% of consumers in Opal100 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 Opal, Wyoming
|Provider||Speed||Type||Time To Download 1 GB|
|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 Opal, Wyoming
- Rise Broadband - 25.6% Availability in Opal - Speeds up to 50 Mbps
- Viasat - 100.0% Availability in Opal - Speeds up to 50 Mbps
- HughesNet - 100.0% Availability in Opal - Speeds up to 25 Mbps
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.
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 Around Opal
Data collected by our market research team suggests that common ISPs in Opal currently use data caps for their residential Internet plans. Data caps are controversial because users see them as a strategy for limiting streaming services. Providers explain they are a reasonable strategy as they struggle to manage network traffic. Either way, the issue is over-the-top streaming services, which easily consumes anywhere from one to seven Gigabytes per hour.
Summary Of Internet Providers In Opal
|LR Communications||Fixed Wireless||70.8%+||100 Mbps|
|Rise Broadband||Fixed Wireless||25.6%+||50 Mbps|
|Viasat Internet (formerly Exede)||Satellite||100%||50 Mbps|
|LR Communications||Fixed Wireless||42.8%+||100 Mbps|
|Rise Broadband||Fixed Wireless||3.0%+||50 Mbps|
Compare Opal to the 5 largest cities in the US
|City||Average Download Speed||Number of Providers||Average Cost per Mbps|
|Opal||18.7 Mbps||4||$3.00 ( + $0.00 )|
|New York||349.1 Mbps ( +330.4 Mbps )||15 ( +11 )||$0.46 ( $0.00 )|
|Los Angeles||107.1 Mbps ( +88.4 Mbps )||18 ( +14 )||$0.27 ( $0.00 )|
|Chicago||99.7 Mbps ( +81 Mbps )||15 ( +11 )||$0.30 ( $0.00 )|
|Houston||111.7 Mbps ( +93 Mbps )||21 ( +17 )||$0.26 ( $0.00 )|
|Philadelphia||115.3 Mbps ( +96.6 Mbps )||9 ( +5 )||$0.34 ( $0.00 )|