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Internet Service in Idaho

In Idaho, 26.9% of residents are without Internet connection. But there is 10 Mbps download speed access to wireless or wireline Internet available in 96.7% of the state.

Much of Idaho has great Internet tech options. DSL is available to 88.2% of the population. Cable Internet is available to 80.9%. Wireless Internet of various speeds is available to 98.8%. However, Fiber Internet is available to a mere 5.4% of Idaho residents – those in busy metropolitan areas.

Only one quarter of those shopping for Idaho Internet service providers will find more than 2 companies offering service in their area.


Population with faster than 1.00 gbps available.


Population with only 100.00 mbps speeds or less available.


Population with only 25.00 mbps speeds or less available.

21.10 mbps

Average internet download speed across the state


Population with no wired internet access available.


Population with wired internet access available.


Population underserved with minimum service options available


Average broadband score for Idaho

Broadband in Idaho

Largest Cities in IdahoProvidersMax Speeds (mbps)Avg. Speeds (mbps)Broadband Score
American Falls, ID12200.00 mbps10.00 mbps30.61 mbps2.35 mbps42
Bellevue, ID13300.00 mbps40.00 mbps34.75 mbps4.18 mbps41
Blackfoot, ID13200.00 mbps40.00 mbps28.95 mbps2.34 mbps42
Bonners Ferry, ID930.00 mbps10.00 mbps16.58 mbps3.51 mbps32
Buhl, ID161.00 gbps1.00 gbps83.19 mbps64.21 mbps100
Burley, ID14200.00 mbps40.00 mbps26.23 mbps1.92 mbps47
Caldwell, ID181.00 gbps1.00 gbps34.73 mbps2.69 mbps47
Eagle, ID231.00 gbps1.00 gbps32.65 mbps8.58 mbps60
Emmett, ID121.00 gbps50.00 mbps64.43 mbps3.98 mbps46
Filer, ID17200.00 mbps20.00 mbps24.32 mbps2.09 mbps47
Fort Hall, ID13100.00 mbps5.00 mbps11.93 mbps1.32 mbps31
Fruitland, ID111.00 gbps50.00 mbps31.30 mbps2.57 mbps35
Garden City, ID201.00 gbps1.00 gbps20.86 mbps2.54 mbps39
Gooding, ID12200.00 mbps10.00 mbps27.58 mbps2.27 mbps31
Grangeville, ID111.00 gbps1.00 gbps11.89 mbps3.09 mbps26
Hailey, ID15300.00 mbps40.00 mbps28.24 mbps3.12 mbps40
Hayden, ID1550.00 mbps15.00 mbps11.34 mbps2.12 mbps40
Heyburn, ID14200.00 mbps40.00 mbps28.74 mbps2.39 mbps48
Homedale, ID12200.00 mbps10.00 mbps25.43 mbps1.93 mbps31
Idaho Falls, ID201.00 gbps1.00 gbps74.53 mbps7.58 mbps82
Jerome, ID14200.00 mbps40.00 mbps25.48 mbps2.16 mbps40
Ketchum, ID14300.00 mbps50.00 mbps30.44 mbps3.37 mbps45
Kimberly, ID17200.00 mbps10.00 mbps19.60 mbps1.64 mbps35
Kuna, ID201.00 gbps1.00 gbps19.18 mbps2.47 mbps32
Lewiston, ID121.00 gbps1.00 gbps32.83 mbps2.88 mbps34
McCall, ID81.00 gbps51.00 mbps137.16 mbps8.35 mbps61
Meridian, ID251.00 gbps1.00 gbps30.23 mbps5.45 mbps62
Middleton, ID151.00 gbps1.00 gbps21.47 mbps1.98 mbps32
Montpelier, ID9100.00 mbps5.00 mbps15.72 mbps1.55 mbps28
Moreland, ID13200.00 mbps40.00 mbps30.33 mbps2.79 mbps42
Moscow, ID1350.00 mbps50.00 mbps11.54 mbps1.28 mbps30
Mountain Home, ID13100.00 mbps40.00 mbps17.15 mbps2.21 mbps27
Nampa, ID181.00 gbps1.00 gbps43.55 mbps3.73 mbps51
Orofino, ID121.00 gbps1.00 gbps20.26 mbps11.68 mbps37
Payette, ID131.00 gbps50.00 mbps47.53 mbps3.12 mbps41
Pocatello, ID191.00 gbps1.00 gbps21.60 mbps2.31 mbps47
Post Falls, ID1650.00 mbps15.00 mbps10.53 mbps1.98 mbps40
Preston, ID9100.00 mbps5.00 mbps16.38 mbps1.73 mbps29
Rathdrum, ID1650.00 mbps15.00 mbps11.37 mbps2.09 mbps45
Rexburg, ID181.00 gbps1.00 gbps81.31 mbps8.43 mbps80
Rigby, ID17200.00 mbps40.00 mbps26.78 mbps2.39 mbps46
Rupert, ID10200.00 mbps10.00 mbps35.55 mbps2.53 mbps42
Salmon, ID8100.00 mbps10.00 mbps14.89 mbps1.79 mbps29
Sandpoint, ID11100.00 mbps100.00 mbps18.12 mbps6.67 mbps43
Shelley, ID14200.00 mbps10.00 mbps32.13 mbps2.84 mbps46
Soda Springs, ID131.00 gbps100.00 mbps25.83 mbps2.76 mbps46
Star, ID201.00 gbps1.00 gbps23.55 mbps5.58 mbps44
Twin Falls, ID171.00 gbps1.00 gbps25.76 mbps3.18 mbps47
Weiser, ID12200.00 mbps10.00 mbps26.64 mbps2.10 mbps36
Wendell, ID12200.00 mbps10.00 mbps27.66 mbps2.27 mbps35
* availability only includes locations with greater than 50,000 residents
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Top 10 Providers (by Coverage) in Idaho
ProviderAvg. Speeds
Viasat25.00 mbps
Exede25.00 mbps
HughesNet25.00 mbps
JAB Broadband9.56 mbps
CenturyLink28.41 mbps
Safelink Internet15.00 mbps
Cable One273.07 mbps
Frontier11.67 mbps
May, Bott et al.46.67 mbps
Spectrum50.00 mbps