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There are 10 home TV and internet providers and 26 business providers across all of Idaho. 92.4% of homes can get more than one wired (cable, DSL, fiber) internet provider, which is above average (#6 out of 52, including Puerto Rico and Washington D.C.). Competition is generally good for the customer, which means internet in Idaho is less likely to offer competitive speeds or prices. All home internet providers are listed below.

Idaho Internet Service Providers

Internet ProviderState CoverageLink
CenturyLink69.9%Visit site
Safelink Internet68.3%Visit site
Rise Broadband67.3%Visit site
Cable One60.7%Visit site
Direct Communications Cedar Valley20.5%Visit site
Frontier Communications14.4%Visit site
Wired or Wireless11.5%Visit site
Spectrum8.9%Visit site
First Step Internet5.9%Visit site
SpeedConnect4.7%Visit site

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Internet ProviderState CoverageLink
Ptera Inc4.3%Visit site
Project Mutual Telephone Cooperative Association3.8%Visit site
Pend Oreille Valley Networks3.7%Visit site
Silver Star Communications2.7%Visit site
Intermax Networks2.7%Visit site
Filer Mutual Telephone Co1.8%Visit site
Suddenlink1.6%Visit site
Simply Cyber Inc1.3%Visit site
CTC Telecom1.1%Visit site
Zito Media LP1.1%Visit site
Custer Telephone1%Visit site
Cox Communications1%Visit site
Leader Communications1%Visit site
ATC Communications0.9%Visit site
Northland Communications0.8%Visit site
E.L. Internet Northwest0.8%Visit site
Wilderness Wireless0.8%Visit site
Mtida0.7%Visit site
Farmers Telephone Company (Heartland)0.6%Visit site
Midvale Telephone Company0.5%N/A
Blackfoot Telephone Cooperative0.5%Visit site
Desert Winds Wireless0.5%Visit site
Blue Spring Broadband0.5%Visit site
Mud Lake Telephone Cooperative Association0.4%Visit site
Nez Perce Tribe0.4%Visit site
St. Maries Gazette Record0.3%Visit site
TDS0.2%Visit site
Red Spectrum Communications0.2%Visit site
Concept Cable0.2%Visit site
Xoom Link0.2%Visit site
ISpeedWirelesss0.2%Visit site
Tekfinity0.2%Visit site
laser image0.1%Visit site
Cascades Computing0.1%Visit site
NEMR Telecom0.1%Visit site
Blackfoot Communications0.1%N/A
Last Mile Wireless0.1%Visit site
Kiosk Wireless0.1%N/A
XFINITY (Comcast)0.1%Visit site
MooseBytes0.1%Visit site
Inland Networks0.1%Visit site
Always On Internet0.1%Visit site
qrowireless<.1%Visit site
OUI Telecom<.1%Visit site
Westel Fiber<.1%Visit site
Little Apple Technologies<.1%Visit site
ZochNet<.1%Visit site
CougarWireless<.1%Visit site

5.9% of Idahoans have only 1 wired provider connected to their block. 9.3% have no options at their homes except for satellite internet. This places Idaho as the 6th least connected state.

Internet Provider Types

90.7% of Idaho homes can get some type of internet. The table below shows which types of service are available.

Internet Type% of Idaho
Fiber14.3%
Cable76.9%
DSL86.4%
Fixed Wireless93.0%

Idaho Internet Speeds

We measure two different types of max speeds. The first is a measure of the fastest speed a home could get for any price. For Idaho the average is 21 Mbps. This measure puts Idaho #28 out of 52 in the US.

Download Speed% of Idaho
.1 to 5 Mbps1.2%
6 to 10 Mbps2.3%
11 to 20 Mbps11.0%
21 to 30 Mbps3.1%
31 to 75 Mbps1.6%
76 to 100 Mbps14.9%
101 to 250 Mbps0.1%
251 to 500 Mbps1.0%
501 to 999 Mbps0.1%
1 Gbps or more61.8%

Our second measure of speed is the actual average speed in Mbps for all Idahoans. Real-world average speeds in Idaho are about 21 Mbps, meaning Idaho ranks #43 out of 52.

Detailed Internet Data by City

DecisionData has obsessively collected and calculated the most comprehensive data for ISPs (internet service providers) in Idaho. Click on a city to view detailed information including speeds by provider by city and much more.

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