Internet Service Providers in Sinclair, Wyoming

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Residential Internet Statistics for Sinclair, WY
Wired Internet Providers: 2
Average Speed Test Result: 7.21 Mbps
Top Advertised Speed: 940 Mbps
No Broadband Access: 13.57%

Internet Access in Sinclair, Wyoming

Sinclair currently features two main Internet service providers: Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) and HughesNet. Viasat mostly offers Satellite service, with speeds up to 35 Mbps and availability for virtually one hundred percent of the city. As for HughesNet, they provide Satellite. Their Internet plans have availability for virtually one hundred percent of the area.

13.57 percent of Sinclair residents are currently cut off from choice when it comes to broadband Internet service. This isn't an unexpected stat seeing as competition between providers in the area is poor. Addresses in the city have 1 options for service.

CenturyLink is another common broadband option for Sinclair. They offer DSL connections available to 86 percent of the area.

Keep in mind that since FCC availability data is only collected biannually and only made public six or more months later, availability shown here may not be complete. This page incorporates direct provider reporting to help fix this problem.

In summary, DSL and Cable are the most prevalent network types around the Sinclair area. The mapping tools and speed test data seen below illustrate how the real-world speed statistics differ when comparing zip codes and Internet providers in the area.

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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Sinclair, Wyoming

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB
Spectrum 940 Mbps Cable 8s
CenturyLink 60 Mbps DSL 2m 16s
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) 50 Mbps Satellite 2m 43s
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s

Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Sinclair, Wyoming

  • CenturyLink - 86.8% Availability in Sinclair - Speeds up to 60 Mbps
  • Spectrum - 86.4% Availability in Sinclair - Speeds up to 940 Mbps
  • Viasat - 100.0% Availability in Sinclair - Speeds up to 50 Mbps
  • HughesNet - 100.0% Availability in Sinclair - Speeds up to 25 Mbps

Internet Provider Competition Map For Sinclair

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Sinclair is the 64th most connected city in Wyoming ahead of Saratoga, but behind Casper, Rawlins, Laramie, and Evansville.

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 Carbon 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.

Approximately 86% of Sinclair residents are serviced by multiple wired providers.

This coverage statistic is based on a mix of FCC and private provider reporting in the past two quarters.

In Carbon County, approximately 2,000 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 in Sinclair

Many ISPs have added "data caps" for their home WiFi and Internet packages. Some Internet service providers in Sinclair, including CenturyLink, have data caps. Data caps in general vary quite a bit. They typically run from 250 Gigabytes to one Terabyte. Data limits are generally quite high, so they don't affect most customers. CenturyLink users in Sinclair are advised to confirm data use policies while purchasing service. Don't presume them based on statements online.

Summary Of Internet Providers In Sinclair

Provider Type Coverage Speed
CenturyLink DSL 86.8%+ 60 Mbps
Spectrum Cable 86.4%+ 940 Mbps
Visionary Communications Fixed Wireless 11.6%+ 250 Mbps
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) Satellite 100% 50 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 Mbps
CenturyLink Business DSL and Fiber 100% 1,000 Mbps
Visionary Communications Fixed Wireless 49.2%+ 100 Mbps
Spectrum Business Cable and Fiber 19.5%+ 940 Mbps

Compare Sinclair to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Sinclair 7.2 Mbps 5 $0.72 ( + $0.00 )
New York 349.1 Mbps ( +341.9 Mbps ) 15 ( +10 ) $0.46 ( $0.00 )
Los Angeles 107.1 Mbps ( +99.9 Mbps ) 18 ( +13 ) $0.27 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 99.7 Mbps ( +92.5 Mbps ) 15 ( +10 ) $0.30 ( $0.00 )
Houston 111.7 Mbps ( +104.5 Mbps ) 21 ( +16 ) $0.26 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 115.3 Mbps ( +108.1 Mbps ) 9 ( +4 ) $0.34 ( $0.00 )