Internet Providers in Thayne, Wyoming

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Residential Internet Statistics for Thayne, WY
Wired Internet Providers: 2
Average Speed Test Result: 110.19 Mbps
Top Advertised Speed: 1,000 Mbps
No Broadband Access: 5.85%

Internet Access in Thayne, Wyoming

DSL is the only major wired network type with widespread coverage within Thayne proper. As of our latest data pull, it can be accessed by approximately 94.67 percent of Thayne. DSL service is delivered by phone wires. This is the reason it often is provided by landline phone companies like Silver Star Communications.

37.49 percent of the Thayne area is still left with only one or zero Internet choices as of 2021. Aside from these underserved blocks, the average address has 2 providers available. Areas that have better choices usually will get lower prices and higher speed, since companies are incentivized to upgrade network infrastructure to earn subscribers.

Silver Star Communications is the third largest wired broadband provider in Thayne by coverage area, available to 94 percent of residents. Silver Star Communications is another company worth knowing about — while fixed wireless isn't as well-known as cable, it can provide an equivalent service quality.

The plans displayed above are manually gathered by our research team. We've aggregated 106 plans in Thayne, in total.

As of the latest FCC data and direct provider reporting, Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) and HughesNet are the strongest providers in Thayne as measured by coverage area. As the interactive maps below show, these ISPs frequently compete at addresses around Thayne.

  • There are 7 internet providers in Thayne with 6 of those offering residential service
  • Thayne is the 48th most connected city in Wyoming ahead of Grace and Jackson, but behind Soda Springs, Wilson, and Afton.
  • Explore internet access for communities within Thayne: Star Valley Ranch
  • The fastest zip code in Thayne for February 2021 is 83127. (see all below).

Internet Statistics 2021

1,000 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 Thayne, Wyoming

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB
Silver Star Communications 1,000 Mbps DSL and Fiber 8s
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 Thayne, Wyoming

  • Silver Star - 94.7% Availability in Thayne - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • Rise Broadband - 32.0% Availability in Thayne - Speeds up to 50 Mbps
  • Viasat - 100.0% Availability in Thayne - Speeds up to 50 Mbps
  • HughesNet - 100.0% Availability in Thayne - Speeds up to 25 Mbps

Internet Provider Competition Map For Thayne

Thayne Internet Competition Map. Click for interactive map.
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Thayne is the 48th most connected city in Wyoming ahead of Grace and Jackson, but behind Soda Springs, Wilson, and Afton.

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 Lincoln 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: 65% of people living in Thayne 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.

Approximately 63% of Thayne 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.

As of this month, 83127 is the zip code with the fastest average download speed in Thayne.

Zip-based speed averages are calculated from M-Labs consumer speed tests run by IP addresses in the area.

In Lincoln County, approximately 6,000 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 Cap Issues and Video Streaming Around Thayne

Data collected by our researchers suggests that top providers in Thayne place a limit on streaming on residential Internet plans. Data caps are a public issue because subscribers view caps as a strategy for limiting streaming. Providers maintain that they are a necessary tool as they struggle to manage network traffic. Either way, the problem is video streaming, which can consume anywhere from 1–7GB per hour.

Internet access in Thayne neighborhoods

Thayne coverage info can be found for these communities: Star Valley Ranch.

Summary Of Internet Providers In Thayne

Provider Type Coverage Speed
Silver Star Communications DSL, Fiber, and Fixed Wireless 99.8%+ 1,000 Mbps
Rise Broadband Fixed Wireless 32.0%+ 50 Mbps
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) Satellite 100% 50 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 Mbps
Silver Star Communications Fiber 61.8%+ 1,000 Mbps
Rise Broadband Fixed Wireless 23.1%+ 50 Mbps

Compare Thayne to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Thayne 110.2 Mbps 6 $3.80 ( + $0.00 )
New York 349.1 Mbps ( +238.9 Mbps ) 15 ( +9 ) $0.46 ( $0.00 )
Los Angeles 107.1 Mbps ( -3.1 Mbps ) 18 ( +12 ) $0.27 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 99.7 Mbps ( -10.5 Mbps ) 15 ( +9 ) $0.30 ( $0.00 )
Houston 111.7 Mbps ( +1.5 Mbps ) 21 ( +15 ) $0.26 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 115.3 Mbps ( +5.1 Mbps ) 9 ( +3 ) $0.34 ( $0.00 )