Internet providers in Blackfoot, ID

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Blackfoot, ID internet providers

Provider
CenturyLink $45.00 20 - 100 MbpsDSL90%
Sparklight $45.00 100 - 1,000 MbpsCable99%
Direct Communications Cedar Valley 2 - -Fiber-optic27%
Direct Communications Cedar Valley 2 - -Cable27%
Direct Communications Cedar Valley 2 - -DSL27%
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Blackfoot internet service at a glance

At 100%, 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 DSL, which covers 99% of Blackfoot residents. Cable internet is also an option for many, offering service to 99% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 27% of those living in Blackfoot.

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 $45 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in Blackfoot

The largest internet providers in Blackfoot are CenturyLink, Sparklight, and HughesNet bringing DSL, cable, and satellite 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, HughesNet, offers satellite to around 100% of Blackfoot residents.

CenturyLink DSL internet

Provider
CenturyLink
Starting price*
$45/mo.
Max download speed

100 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 $45/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Blackfoot, $49.82.

CenturyLink customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 20 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.25 per Mbps, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Blackfoot, $1.28.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, CenturyLink offers download speeds up to 100 Mbps and upload speeds up to 40 Mbps in Blackfoot. These download speeds are available to 90% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Blackfoot's providers, 283 Mbps.

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Sparklight cable internet

Provider

Sparklight

Starting price*
$45/mo.
Max download speed

1,000 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 about the same as the average starting price for internet in Blackfoot, $49.82.

Sparklight customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 100 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.45 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Blackfoot, $1.28.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Sparklight offers download speeds up to 1,000 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, 283 Mbps.

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HughesNet satellite internet

Provider
HughesNet
Starting price*
$59.99/mo.
Max download speed

25 Mbps

Max upload speed

3 Mbps

Average availability

100%

Satellite from HughesNet offers broadband to all households in Blackfoot covering 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection in areas of Blackfoot where other internet types may not be available, but service is likely to come with low monthly data allowances and high latency, making streaming binges and real-time online gaming impractical.

Internet prices for HughesNet start at $59.99/mo.*, which is significantly higher than the average starting price for internet in Blackfoot, $49.82.

HughesNet customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 25 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.40 per Mbps, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Blackfoot, $1.28.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, HughesNet offers download speeds up to 25 Mbps and upload speeds up to 3 Mbps in Blackfoot. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Blackfoot's providers, 283 Mbps.

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Internet provider frequently asked questions

Sparklight is the fastest internet provider in Blackfoot with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 99% of households in Blackfoot. The next fastest internet provider in Blackfoot is CenturyLink, offering download speeds up to 100 Mbps to 90% of the area.

SpeedConnect offers the cheapest internet in Blackfoot with plans starting at $39.95/mo. This is slightly less than the average starting price for internet in Blackfoot, $49.82.

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

Yes. Fiber-optic internet is a completely different technology than DSL or cable internet, and therefore requires a different type of modem. In many cases, you can get the required modem from your internet provider at no extra cost.

Resetting your router and optimizing your router settings can give you an instant speed boost. Consider Wi-Fi extenders if your signal is weaker in certain areas of your home. Also, be sure to check your Wi-Fi network to see if there are any unknown devices or users connected that could be slowing your network.

Take a speed test to see what download and upload speeds you are getting. For the best results, perform the test over a wired connection. View our speed test guide for a full breakdown of your results. If you want faster speeds, consider these tips for boosting internet speed, or shop for faster internet plans in your area.