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Internet providers in Moscow, ID

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Moscow, ID internet providers

Provider
Frontier $54.99 VariesDSL93%
Spectrum $49.99 300 - 1,000 Mbps **Cable100%
Ziply Fiber $20.00 50 - 5,000 MbpsDSL93%
First Step Internet $40.00 4 - 8 MbpsFiber-optic0.182%
HughesNet $64.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
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Moscow internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in Moscow 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 Moscow area will have access to cable, which covers 100% of Moscow residents. DSL 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 1.210% of those living in Moscow.

There are six internet providers serving the Moscow area, and 93.33% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Moscow's six internet providers, prices start at $20 and available download speeds reach up to 5,000 Mbps.

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Average internet speeds in Moscow

ProviderDownload speedUpload speedInternet type
Spectrum 102 Mbps 14 Mbps Cable
Ziply Fiber 5 Mbps 1 Mbps DSL
Frontier 178 Mbps 126 Mbps DSL

Top high-speed internet providers in Moscow

The largest internet providers in Moscow are Frontier, Spectrum, and Ziply Fiber bringing DSL and cable options to Moscow.

DSL internet from Frontier is available to nearly all Moscow residents, covering 93% of households. Many will also have the option of cable from Spectrum, which covers 100% of the area. Moscow’s third most-available internet provider, Ziply Fiber, offers DSL to around 93% of Moscow residents.

Frontier DSL internet

Provider
Frontier
Starting price*
$54.99/mo.
Max download speed

Varies

Max upload speed

2 Mbps

Average availability

93%

DSL from Frontier offers broadband to nearly all households in Moscow covering 93% of the area.

DSL internet from Frontier uses telephone lines in Moscow 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 Frontier start at $54.99/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Moscow, $51.99.

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Spectrum cable internet

Provider
Spectrum
Starting price*
$49.99/mo.
Max download speed

1,000 Mbps**

(wireless speeds may vary)

Max upload speed

5 Mbps

Average availability

100%

Cable from Spectrum offers broadband to all households in Moscow covering 100% of the area.

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

Internet prices for Spectrum start at $49.99/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Moscow, $51.99.

Spectrum customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 300 Mbps**, which comes to an estimated $0.17 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Moscow, $0.66.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Spectrum offers download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps** and upload speeds up to 5 Mbps in Moscow. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Moscow's providers, 53 Mbps.

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Ziply Fiber DSL internet

Provider

Ziply Fiber

Starting price*
$20/mo.
Max download speed

5,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

2 Mbps

Average availability

93%

DSL from Ziply Fiber offers broadband to nearly all households in Moscow covering 93% of the area.

DSL internet from Ziply Fiber uses telephone lines in Moscow 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 Ziply Fiber start at $20/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Moscow, $51.99.

Ziply Fiber customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 50 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.40 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Moscow, $0.66.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Ziply Fiber offers download speeds up to 5,000 Mbps and upload speeds up to 2 Mbps in Moscow. These download speeds are available to 93% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Moscow's providers, 53 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

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

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

Internet provider frequently asked questions

Ziply Fiber is the fastest internet provider in Moscow with download speeds up to 5,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 93% of households in Moscow. The next fastest internet provider in Moscow is Spectrum, offering download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps to 100% of the area.

Ziply Fiber offers the cheapest internet in Moscow with plans starting at $20/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Moscow, $51.99.

First Step Internet is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in Moscow, covering 0.182% 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.

Cable internet will nearly always offer faster speeds than DSL, but typically at a higher price point. So if you’re shopping for cheap internet plans, DSL may be your better option but if you want speed, consider cable internet.

Using your own router is a good way to cut internet costs without having to downgrade your internet plan. You can also try negotiating for a lower price with your current provider, or switch to another internet provider to take advantage of introductory pricing and special promotions.