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< 25 Mbps 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 Rock River, Wyoming
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Internet Access in Rock River, Wyoming
Rock River offers 6 residential Internet providers, and 10 when including business and mobile. There are 4 broadband choices, namely DSL service.
89.01 percent of Rock River is still left with one or fewer Internet choices as of 2021. Outside these underserved areas, the average address will have 2-3 providers available. Addresses with more competition will find lower prices and improved speeds as these companies will often improve service to earn subscribers.
The plans listed above are manually gathered by our data staff.
DSL has a wide coverage area compared with other Internet options within Rock River because virtually all houses are wired with phone wires — the acronym stands for "Digital Subscriber Line."
According to the latest FCC data, Viasat Internet and HughesNet are the most commonly avialable ISPs in Rock River in terms of coverage. As the maps below show, these telecom companies frequently cover the same addresses in most neighborhoods around Rock River.
Internet Statistics 2021
89.0% of consumers in Rock River300 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 Rock River, Wyoming
|Provider||Speed||Type||Time To Download 1 GB||Availability|
|Mountain West Telephone||1,000 Mbps||Fiber||8s||11.0%|
|Union Telephone||100 Mbps||DSL||1m 21s||81.5%|
|Viasat Internet||50 Mbps||Satellite||2m 43s||100.0%|
|HughesNet||25 Mbps||Satellite||5m 27s||100.0%|
Internet Provider Competition Map For Rock River
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.
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 Rock River
Data collected by our research team suggests that some of the common ISPs in the area currently place a limit on streaming on residential Internet plans. Data caps are disliked since users see them as a tactic to discourage streaming. Providers explain that they are a reasonable strategy for managing network congestion. In either case, the issue is streaming video, which easily consumes 1–7GB/hr.