Internet Providers in Rock River, Wyoming

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Residential Internet Statistics for Rock River, WY
Wired Internet Providers: 2
Average Speed Test Result: 0.23 Mbps
Top Advertised Speed: 1,000 Mbps
No Broadband Access: 76.14%

Internet Access in Rock River, Wyoming

Rock River currently has relatively few choices for Internet service, including 6 home Internet providers and 10 total providers in the area accounting for business and wireless operators.

In less fortunate areas around Rock River, as many as 300 people are left with one (or zero) choices for wired Internet service.

The plans listed above are manually gathered by our data staff.

Fixed wireless Internet service is the strongest broadband choice in much of Rock River. Fixed wireless is usually better than Internet choices such as satellite Internet. Our data shows that 97.32 percent of Rock River has coverage by fixed wireless service.

According to the latest FCC data, Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) 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.

  • There are 8 internet providers in Rock River with 6 of those offering residential service
  • Rock River is the 100th most connected city in Wyoming behind Rawlins, Cheyenne, Laramie, Wheatland, and Saratoga.
  • Explore internet access for communities within Rock River: Arlington

Internet Statistics 2021

300 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
Mountain West Telephone 1,000 Mbps Fiber 8s
Union Telephone 100 Mbps DSL 1m 21s
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) 50 Mbps Satellite 2m 43s
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s

Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Rock River, Wyoming

  • Union Telephone - 23.9% Availability in Rock River - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
  • Mountain West Telephone - 11.0% Availability in Rock River - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • Viasat - 100.0% Availability in Rock River - Speeds up to 50 Mbps
  • HughesNet - 100.0% Availability in Rock River - Speeds up to 25 Mbps

Internet Provider Competition Map For Rock River

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Rock River is the 100th most connected city in Wyoming behind Rawlins, Cheyenne, Laramie, Wheatland, and Saratoga.

The “Connected” metric is a citywide average based on FCC data showing the density of broadband options at the census block level.

Approximately 2,000 people in Albany County don't have access to any wired internet.

This statistic is drawn from the population in census blocks not served by at least one wired broadband provider.

Fiber Availability: 11% of people living in Rock River have residential fiber service available to them.

Fiber coverage data is sourced from FCC Form 477 filings and cross-validated through BroadbandNow with private datasets and direct provider reporting.

In Albany County, approximately 3,000 people do not have access to 25 Mbps wired broadband.

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.

Internet access in Rock River neighborhoods

To date, we've analyzed data on Internet coverage in a variety of neighborhoods in Rock River: Arlington.

Summary Of Internet Providers In Rock River

Provider Type Coverage Speed
Vistabeam Fixed Wireless 97.3%+ 100 Mbps
Mountain West Telephone Fiber and Fixed Wireless 65.4%+ 1,000 Mbps
Union Telephone DSL 23.9%+ 100 Mbps
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) Satellite 100% 50 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 Mbps
Mountain West Telephone Fixed Wireless and Fiber 65.9%+ 1,000 Mbps

Compare Rock River to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Rock River 0.2 Mbps 6 $2.70 ( + $0.00 )
New York 349.1 Mbps ( +348.9 Mbps ) 15 ( +9 ) $0.46 ( $0.00 )
Los Angeles 107.1 Mbps ( +106.9 Mbps ) 18 ( +12 ) $0.27 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 99.7 Mbps ( +99.5 Mbps ) 15 ( +9 ) $0.30 ( $0.00 )
Houston 111.7 Mbps ( +111.5 Mbps ) 21 ( +15 ) $0.26 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 115.3 Mbps ( +115.1 Mbps ) 9 ( +3 ) $0.34 ( $0.00 )