(844) 451-2720

Internet providers in 83642

Find internet providers serving the 83642 area. Compare plan pricing and speeds from fiber-optic, cable and DSL providers.

Shop local providers
Neighborhood homes Neighborhood homes Neighborhood homes

Searching for deals in your area

83642 internet providers

Need help? Call (844) 451-2720

Provider
CenturyLink $65 12 - 1,000 MbpsFiber-optic19%
CenturyLink $45 12 - 140 MbpsDSL94%
Sparklight $30 15 - 1,000 MbpsCable97%
Cambridge Telephone Company, Inc. - -Fiber-optic5.757%
HughesNet $59.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
Shop providers Need help? Call: (844) 512-2720

83642 internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in the 83642 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 83642 ZIP will have access to DSL, which covers 100% of households. Cable internet is also an option for many, offering service to 97% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 22% of those living in the 83642 ZIP code.

There are seven internet providers serving the 83642 area, and 96.72% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among seven internet providers in 83642, prices start at $30 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in 83642

The largest internet providers serving the 83642 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 83642 ZIP code, covering 94% of households. Some will also have the option of fiber-optic from CenturyLink, which covers 19% of the area. Meridian’s third most-available internet provider, Sparklight, offers cable to around 97% of residents in the 83642 ZIP code.

CenturyLink DSL internet

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

140 Mbps

Max upload speed

40 Mbps

Average availability

94%

DSL from CenturyLink offers broadband to nearly all households in the 83642 ZIP code, covering 94% 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 $45/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Meridian, $47.32.

CenturyLink customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 12 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $3.75 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Meridian, $3.15.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, CenturyLink offers download speeds up to 140 Mbps and upload speeds up to 40 Mbps in 83642 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 94% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Meridian's providers, 367 Mbps.

Check availability

or call us today: (844) 451-2720

Call us: (844) 512-2720

CenturyLink fiber-optic internet

Provider
CenturyLink
Starting price*
$65/mo.
Max download speed

1,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

1,000 Mbps

Average availability

19%

Fiber-optic from CenturyLink offers broadband to a limited number of households in the 83642 ZIP code, covering 19% 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 83642 ZIP code than other internet types.

Internet prices for CenturyLink start at $65/mo.*, which is significantly higher than the average starting price for internet in Meridian, $47.32.

CenturyLink customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 12 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $5.42 per Mbps, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Meridian, $3.15.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, CenturyLink offers download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps and upload speeds up to 1,000 Mbps in 83642 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 19% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Meridian's providers, 367 Mbps.

Check availability

or call us today: (844) 451-2720

Call us: (844) 512-2720

Sparklight cable internet

Provider
Sparklight
Starting price*
$30/mo.
Max download speed

1,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

50 Mbps

Average availability

97%

Cable from Sparklight offers broadband to nearly all households in the 83642 ZIP code, covering 97% of the area.

Sparklight’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but 83642 residents in densely populated areas may experience slowed speeds during peak usage times.

Internet prices for Sparklight start at $30/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Meridian, $47.32.

Sparklight customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 15 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.00 per Mbps, lower than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Meridian, $3.15.

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 83642 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 97% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Meridian's providers, 367 Mbps.

Check availability

or call us today: (844) 451-2720

Call us: (844) 512-2720

Internet coverage for rural areas

If you have limited cable, DSL and fiber-optic internet options in the 83642 ZIP code, satellite and fixed wireless providers may be available.

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in 83642 and the greater Meridian area. HughesNet starting prices are significantly higher than average in Meridian at $59.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are about average in Meridian at $50/mo. for speeds up to 5 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many in the 83642 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 Meridian may have access to fixed wireless internet service from HughesNet, with plans starting at $59.99 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 Meridian cable, DSL, and fiber-optic internet providers.

Internet providers in 83642 frequently asked questions

CenturyLink is the fastest internet provider in the 83642 ZIP code with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 19% of households in 83642. The next fastest internet provider in the 83642 ZIP code is Sparklight, offering download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps to 97% of the area.

Sparklight offers the cheapest internet in the 83642 ZIP with service starting at $30/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Meridian, $47.32.

CenturyLink is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider serving the 83642 ZIP code, covering 19% of the city. Cambridge Telephone Company, Inc. also offers fiber internet in 83642 and is available to 5.757% of households.

Upgrading your internet plan or switching to a new provider that offers faster internet service is the best way to get significantly faster speeds, but that will likely also come with a price increase. To get faster internet without changing your plan or provider, upgrade your internet equipment or reduce the number of devices connected to your network.

Speeds of 10 Mbps and higher are good for gaming, but what you really want to consider when choosing an internet service for gaming is latency, or ping. Latency is the measure of how long it takes for your device to communicate with the server and is the main contributor to lag. The higher the ping, the more likely you are to experience lagging. Shoot for an internet service with latency below 100 ms.

There are many factors that can influence internet speed. In many cases, restarting your router will resolve speed and connectivity issues. Other factors, such as peak usage times and speed throttling can also cause temporary speed issues.