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.

1.30%

Population with faster than 1 Gbps available.

96.50%

Population with only 100 Mbps speeds or less available.

19.40%

Population with only 25 Mbps speeds or less available.

21 Mbps

Average internet download speed across the state

7.80%

Population with no wired internet access available.

92.20%

Population with wired internet access available.

21.00%

Population underserved with minimum service options available

25

Average broadband score for Idaho

Broadband in Idaho

Largest Cities in IdahoProvidersSpeeds (down/up)Speeds (down/up)Broadband Score
American Falls, ID10200 Mbps / 10 Mbps34 Mbps / 3 Mbps42
Bellevue, ID11300 Mbps / 40 Mbps39 Mbps / 5 Mbps41
Blackfoot, ID11200 Mbps / 40 Mbps32 Mbps / 2 Mbps42
Bonners Ferry, ID8100 Mbps / 10 Mbps16 Mbps / 4 Mbps32
Buhl, ID141 Gbps / 1 Gbps93 Mbps / 73 Mbps100
Burley, ID14200 Mbps / 40 Mbps25 Mbps / 2 Mbps47
Caldwell, ID181 Gbps / 1 Gbps34 Mbps / 3 Mbps47
Eagle, ID221 Gbps / 1 Gbps33 Mbps / 9 Mbps60
Emmett, ID101 Gbps / 50 Mbps75 Mbps / 4 Mbps46
Filer, ID18200 Mbps / 20 Mbps22 Mbps / 2 Mbps47
Fort Hall, ID14100 Mbps / 11 Mbps10 Mbps / 2 Mbps31
Fruitland, ID101 Gbps / 50 Mbps32 Mbps / 3 Mbps35
Garden City, ID201 Gbps / 1 Gbps20 Mbps / 3 Mbps39
Gooding, ID10200 Mbps / 10 Mbps31 Mbps / 2 Mbps31
Grangeville, ID101 Gbps / 1 Gbps11 Mbps / 3 Mbps26
Hailey, ID15300 Mbps / 40 Mbps27 Mbps / 4 Mbps40
Hayden, ID16100 Mbps / 15 Mbps10 Mbps / 2 Mbps40
Heyburn, ID14200 Mbps / 40 Mbps28 Mbps / 3 Mbps48
Homedale, ID13200 Mbps / 11 Mbps22 Mbps / 2 Mbps31
Idaho Falls, ID201 Gbps / 1 Gbps74 Mbps / 8 Mbps82
Jerome, ID12200 Mbps / 40 Mbps28 Mbps / 2 Mbps40
Ketchum, ID12300 Mbps / 50 Mbps33 Mbps / 4 Mbps45
Kimberly, ID17200 Mbps / 11 Mbps19 Mbps / 2 Mbps35
Kuna, ID201 Gbps / 1 Gbps18 Mbps / 3 Mbps32
Lewiston, ID111 Gbps / 1 Gbps35 Mbps / 4 Mbps34
McCall, ID71 Gbps / 51 Mbps153 Mbps / 9 Mbps61
Meridian, ID251 Gbps / 1 Gbps30 Mbps / 6 Mbps62
Middleton, ID151 Gbps / 1 Gbps21 Mbps / 3 Mbps32
Montpelier, ID7100 Mbps / 5 Mbps17 Mbps / 2 Mbps28
Moreland, ID11200 Mbps / 40 Mbps34 Mbps / 3 Mbps42
Moscow, ID14100 Mbps / 50 Mbps10 Mbps / 2 Mbps30
Mountain Home, ID11100 Mbps / 40 Mbps18 Mbps / 2 Mbps27
Nampa, ID181 Gbps / 1 Gbps43 Mbps / 4 Mbps51
Orofino, ID111 Gbps / 1 Gbps20 Mbps / 12 Mbps37
Payette, ID131 Gbps / 50 Mbps46 Mbps / 4 Mbps41
Pocatello, ID191 Gbps / 1 Gbps21 Mbps / 3 Mbps47
Post Falls, ID17100 Mbps / 15 Mbps9 Mbps / 2 Mbps40
Preston, ID7100 Mbps / 5 Mbps17 Mbps / 2 Mbps29
Rathdrum, ID17100 Mbps / 15 Mbps10 Mbps / 2 Mbps45
Rexburg, ID181 Gbps / 1 Gbps81 Mbps / 9 Mbps80
Rigby, ID17200 Mbps / 40 Mbps26 Mbps / 3 Mbps46
Rupert, ID9200 Mbps / 10 Mbps37 Mbps / 2 Mbps42
Salmon, ID7100 Mbps / 10 Mbps13 Mbps / 2 Mbps29
Sandpoint, ID10100 Mbps / 100 Mbps17 Mbps / 7 Mbps43
Shelley, ID14200 Mbps / 11 Mbps31 Mbps / 3 Mbps46
Soda Springs, ID131 Gbps / 100 Mbps25 Mbps / 3 Mbps46
Star, ID201 Gbps / 1 Gbps23 Mbps / 6 Mbps44
Twin Falls, ID151 Gbps / 1 Gbps28 Mbps / 3 Mbps47
Weiser, ID10200 Mbps / 10 Mbps29 Mbps / 2 Mbps36
Wendell, ID10200 Mbps / 10 Mbps31 Mbps / 2 Mbps35
* availability only includes locations with greater than 50,000 residents
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Top 10 Providers (by Coverage) in Idaho
ProviderAvg. Speeds
HughesNet25 Mbps
Viasat25 Mbps
JAB Broadband10 Mbps
CenturyLink28 Mbps
Safelink Internet15 Mbps
Cable One273 Mbps
Frontier12 Mbps
May, Bott et al.47 Mbps
Spectrum60 Mbps
Fybercom75 Mbps