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Internet providers in Blackfoot, ID

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Blackfoot, ID internet providers

Provider
CenturyLink $50.00 ** 10 - 940 MbpsDSL90%
Sparklight $45.00 200 - 940 MbpsCable99%
Direct Communications Cedar Valley 2 $50.00 -Cable27%
Direct Communications Cedar Valley 2 $50.00 -DSL27%
Direct Communications Cedar Valley 2 $50.00 -Fiber-optic27%
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Blackfoot internet service at a glance

At 99%, broadband coverage in Blackfoot is comparable to the rest of Idaho - 93%, and comparable to broadband coverage across the U.S. - 95%.

The vast majority of those living in the Blackfoot area will have access to cable, which covers 99% of Blackfoot residents. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 32% of the area. No fiber-optic providers are currently available in Blackfoot, but satellite or fixed-wireless providers may offer broadband options in your area.

There are eight internet providers serving the Blackfoot area, and 97.75% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Blackfoot's eight internet providers, prices start at $29.95 and available download speeds reach up to 940 Mbps.

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Average internet speeds in Blackfoot

ProviderDownload speedUpload speedInternet type
Sparklight 64 Mbps 9 Mbps Cable
Rise Broadband 26 Mbps 5 Mbps Wireless
HughesNet 5 Mbps 2 Mbps Satellite
CenturyLink 64 Mbps 45 Mbps DSL

Top high-speed internet providers in Blackfoot

The largest internet providers in Blackfoot are CenturyLink, Sparklight, and Direct Communications Cedar Valley 2 bringing DSL and cable options to Blackfoot.

DSL internet from CenturyLink is available to nearly all Blackfoot residents, covering 90% of households. Many will also have the option of cable from Sparklight, which covers 99% of the area. Blackfoot’s third most-available internet provider, Direct Communications Cedar Valley 2, offers cable to around 27% of Blackfoot residents.

CenturyLink DSL internet

Provider
CenturyLink
Starting price*
$50/mo.
Max download speed

940 Mbps

Max upload speed

40 Mbps

Average availability

90%

DSL from CenturyLink offers broadband to nearly all households in Blackfoot covering 90% of the area.

DSL internet from CenturyLink uses telephone lines in Blackfoot to deliver service, which often leads to lower prices and higher availability, though download speeds are likely to be slower than cable or fiber-optic internet.

Internet prices for CenturyLink start at $50/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Blackfoot, $52.70.

CenturyLink customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 10 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $5.00 per Mbps, significantly higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Blackfoot, $0.85.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, CenturyLink offers download speeds up to 940 Mbps and upload speeds up to 40 Mbps in Blackfoot. These download speeds are available to 90% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Blackfoot's providers, 186 Mbps.

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Sparklight cable internet

Provider

Sparklight

Starting price*
$45/mo.
Max download speed

940 Mbps

Max upload speed

50 Mbps

Average availability

99%

Cable from Sparklight offers broadband to all households in Blackfoot covering 99% of the area.

Sparklight’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but Blackfoot residents in densely populated areas may experience slowed speeds during peak usage times.

Internet prices for Sparklight start at $45/mo.*, which is lower than the average starting price for internet in Blackfoot, $52.70.

Sparklight customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 200 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.23 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Blackfoot, $0.85.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Sparklight offers download speeds up to 940 Mbps and upload speeds up to 50 Mbps in Blackfoot. These download speeds are available to 99% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Blackfoot's providers, 186 Mbps.

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Direct Communications Cedar Valley 2 cable internet

Provider

Direct Communications Cedar Valley 2

Starting price*
$50/mo.
Max download speed

null Mbps

Max upload speed

1 Mbps

Average availability

27%

Cable from Direct Communications Cedar Valley 2 offers broadband to some, but not many households in Blackfoot covering 27% of the area.

Direct Communications Cedar Valley 2’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but Blackfoot residents in densely populated areas may experience slowed speeds during peak usage times.

Internet prices for Direct Communications Cedar Valley 2 start at $50/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Blackfoot, $52.70.

Direct Communications Cedar Valley 2 customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 50 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $1.00 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Blackfoot, $0.85.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Direct Communications Cedar Valley 2 offers download speeds up to null Mbps and upload speeds up to 1 Mbps in Blackfoot. These download speeds are available to 27% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Blackfoot's providers, 186 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

If you live in the heart of Blackfoot, you’ll likely have options from cable, DSL, and fiber-optic internet providers. For those in rural areas or just outside Blackfoot, however, satellite or fixed wireless internet may be the best internet option.

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in Blackfoot and surrounding areas. HughesNet starting prices are significantly higher than average in Blackfoot at $64.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are significantly higher than average in Blackfoot at $69.99/mo. for speeds up to 150 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many Blackfoot residents, however, as service typically comes with high latency and low data allowances.

Fixed wireless is another popular internet option for those in rural areas. Those living in or just outside of Blackfoot may have access to fixed wireless internet service from HughesNet, with plans starting at $64.99 and available download speeds up to 25 Mbps. Fixed wireless service is less likely to come with the high latency of satellite internet, but monthly data limits can still be an issue compared to Blackfoot cable, DSL, and fiber-optic internet providers.

Internet provider frequently asked questions

CenturyLink is the fastest internet provider in Blackfoot with download speeds up to 940 Mbps. These speeds are available to 90% of households in Blackfoot. The next fastest internet provider in Blackfoot is Sparklight, offering download speeds up to 940 Mbps to 99% of the area.

Rise Broadband offers the cheapest internet in Blackfoot with plans starting at $29.95/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Blackfoot, $52.70.

Direct Communications Cedar Valley 2 is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in Blackfoot, covering 27% of the city.

There are benefits to using your own router vs. buying or renting one from your internet provider, such as lower monthly costs and more product options. If you choose to use your own router, keep in mind that your internet provider’s tech support may not be able to fully assist you with your personal router. Select providers may not give you the option to use your own router.

Internet deals such as speed upgrades, promotional pricing, equipment perks and free installation are available from many internet providers. Bundling internet with TV and home phone is also a popular way to get a deal on internet.

Monthly costs for internet can range from $20 to $60, depending on which providers are available in your area. Added fees for Wi-Fi service and equipment can add to that cost, but your internet provider may give you the option to use your own router, which can lower the monthly internet cost.