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Internet providers in 83709

Find internet providers serving the 83709 area. Compare plan pricing and speeds from fiber-optic, cable and DSL providers.

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83709 internet providers

Provider
CenturyLink $50.00 ** 10 - 940 MbpsDSL95%
CenturyLink $50.00 ** 10 - 940 MbpsFiber-optic17%
Sparklight $45.00 200 - 940 MbpsCable99%
HughesNet $64.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
Rise Broadband $29.95 25 - 250 MbpsWireless100%
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83709 internet service at a glance

At 99%, broadband coverage in the 83709 ZIP code 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 83709 ZIP will have access to cable, which covers 99% of households. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 4.230% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 3.950% of those living in the 83709 ZIP code.

There are eight internet providers serving the 83709 area, and 99.46% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among eight internet providers in 83709, prices start at $29.95 and available download speeds reach up to 940 Mbps.

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Average internet speeds in Boise

ProviderDownload speedUpload speedInternet type
CenturyLink 88 Mbps 59 Mbps DSL
Sparklight 165 Mbps 18 Mbps Cable

Top high-speed internet providers in 83709

The largest internet providers serving the 83709 ZIP code are CenturyLink and Sparklight bringing DSL, fiber-optic, and cable options to the area.

DSL internet from CenturyLink is available to nearly all in the 83709 ZIP code, covering 95% of households. Some will also have the option of fiber-optic from CenturyLink, which covers 17% of the area. Boise’s third most-available internet provider, Sparklight, offers cable to around 99% of residents in the 83709 ZIP code.

CenturyLink DSL internet

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

940 Mbps

Max upload speed

40 Mbps

Average availability

95%

DSL from CenturyLink offers broadband to nearly all households in the 83709 ZIP code, covering 95% of the area.

DSL internet from CenturyLink uses telephone lines 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 Boise, $53.16.

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 Boise, $1.08.

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 83709 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 95% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Boise's providers, 365 Mbps.

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CenturyLink fiber-optic internet

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

940 Mbps

Max upload speed

1,000 Mbps

Average availability

17%

Fiber-optic from CenturyLink offers broadband to a limited number of households in the 83709 ZIP code, covering 17% of the area.

Fiber-optic service from CenturyLink is popular for its fast download and upload speeds, even during peak usage times, but may be less available throughout 83709 ZIP code than other internet types.

Internet prices for CenturyLink start at $50/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Boise, $53.16.

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 Boise, $1.08.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, CenturyLink offers download speeds up to 940 Mbps and upload speeds up to 1,000 Mbps in 83709 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 17% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Boise's providers, 365 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 the 83709 ZIP code, covering 99% of the area.

Sparklight’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but 83709 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 Boise, $53.16.

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 Boise, $1.08.

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 83709 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 99% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Boise's providers, 365 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

If you have limited cable, DSL and fiber-optic internet options in the 83709 ZIP code, satellite and fixed wireless providers may be available.

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in 83709 and the greater Boise area. HughesNet starting prices are significantly higher than average in Boise at $64.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are significantly higher than average in Boise at $69.99/mo. for speeds up to 150 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many in the 83709 ZIP, 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 Boise 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 Boise cable, DSL, and fiber-optic internet providers.

Internet providers in 83709 frequently asked questions

CenturyLink is the fastest internet provider in the 83709 ZIP code with download speeds up to 940 Mbps. These speeds are available to 95% of households in 83709. The next fastest internet provider in the 83709 ZIP code is CenturyLink, offering download speeds up to 940 Mbps to 17% of the area.

Rise Broadband offers the cheapest internet in the 83709 ZIP with service starting at $29.95/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Boise, $53.16.

CenturyLink is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider serving the 83709 ZIP code, covering 17% of the city.

Wi-Fi extenders are handy when your router can’t project a strong signal to everywhere in your home that you need it. Your internet provider may offer Wi-Fi extenders for an added monthly cost, or you can purchase one online or from most electronics retailers.

Fiber and cable internet are similar internet service types, but fiber offers a few advantages over cable. Fiber internet can deliver faster upload and download speeds than cable in most areas, and is less vulnerable to slowed speeds during peak usage times. Cable does have the advantage over fiber in terms of availability, covering 89% of U.S. households compared to fiber’s 38%.

Fiber internet providers are likely to offer the fastest, most consistent speeds for the money. Cable internet providers can also deliver fast speeds, up to 100 Mbps and higher, but are more vulnerable to slowed speeds during peak usage times. If you’re shopping for cheap internet, a DSL provider may be the best option for your household.