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Internet providers in Lincoln, ID

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Lincoln, ID internet providers

Provider
CenturyLink $50.00 ** 10 - 940 MbpsDSL100%
CenturyLink $50.00 ** 10 - 940 MbpsFiber-optic6.968%
Sparklight $45.00 200 - 940 MbpsCable100%
Direct Communications Cedar Valley 2 $50.00 -Cable7.721%
Direct Communications Cedar Valley 2 $50.00 -DSL7.721%
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Lincoln internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in Lincoln 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 Lincoln area will have access to cable, which covers 100% of Lincoln residents. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 73% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 55% of those living in Lincoln.

There are eight internet providers serving the Lincoln area, and 99.72% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Lincoln's eight internet providers, prices start at $29.95 and available download speeds reach up to 940 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in Lincoln

The largest internet providers in Lincoln are CenturyLink, Sparklight, and HughesNet bringing DSL, cable, and satellite options to Lincoln.

DSL internet from CenturyLink is available to nearly all Lincoln residents, covering 100% of households. Many will also have the option of cable from Sparklight, which covers 100% of the area. Lincoln’s third most-available internet provider, HughesNet, offers satellite to around 100% of Lincoln residents.

CenturyLink DSL internet

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

940 Mbps

Max upload speed

40 Mbps

Average availability

100%

DSL from CenturyLink offers broadband to all households in Lincoln covering 100% of the area.

DSL internet from CenturyLink uses telephone lines in Lincoln 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 Lincoln, $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 Lincoln, $0.84.

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 Lincoln. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Lincoln's providers, 329 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

100%

Cable from Sparklight offers broadband to all households in Lincoln covering 100% of the area.

Sparklight’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but Lincoln 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 Lincoln, $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 Lincoln, $0.84.

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 Lincoln. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Lincoln's providers, 329 Mbps.

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HughesNet satellite internet

Provider
HughesNet
Starting price*
$64.99/mo.
Max download speed

25 Mbps

Max upload speed

3 Mbps

Average availability

100%

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

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection in areas of Lincoln 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 $64.99/mo.*, which is significantly higher than the average starting price for internet in Lincoln, $52.70.

HughesNet customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 25 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.60 per Mbps, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Lincoln, $0.84.

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 Lincoln. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Lincoln's providers, 329 Mbps.

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Internet provider frequently asked questions

CenturyLink is the fastest internet provider in Lincoln with download speeds up to 940 Mbps. These speeds are available to 100% of households in Lincoln. The next fastest internet provider in Lincoln is CenturyLink, offering download speeds up to 940 Mbps to 6.968% of the area.

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

Direct Communications Cedar Valley 2 is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in Lincoln, covering 7.721% of the city. CenturyLink also offers fiber internet in Lincoln and is available to 6.968% of households.

Wi-Fi connects your device to a router, but that router needs to be connected to the internet for your device to also be connected to the internet. You need an internet service provider to get Wi-Fi.

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 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.